“Why do you want to work here?” The 7 worst answers to this trick interview question

Why do you want to work here? The most popular answers to this trick interview question are the last thing the interviewer wants to hear. Most candidates provide an answer that ends the interview. This interview question is one of the most effective trick questions.  As one of the most effective trick interview questions, this … Continue reading “Why do you want to work here?” The 7 worst answers to this trick interview question

What is the Application Tracker?

Why do I need the Application Tracker? Of course you need to follow up on your job applications! Wait. You are following up, right? Recruiters and hiring managers are busy. They have reports with deadlines and meetings to attend to. Often, they have 10 - 20 other positions for which they are hiring. Open positions … Continue reading What is the Application Tracker?

The Three Job Interview Secrets that candidates haven’t discovered

Job Interview Secrets There are specific practices that a majority of candidates are not following, that can easily make you stand out from the rest of the pack.  This post is about the job interview secrets that are keeping most other candidates out of the interview process. There are three action items a candidate should … Continue reading The Three Job Interview Secrets that candidates haven’t discovered

“What do you know about the company?” How to answer this trick interview question

What you know about the company? Are you providing enough information to this all-important question? Recruiters have heard every version of this answer because it is asked to every candidate. When you know the goal of the question, it is easy to ace this interview standard.  Now you know they're going to ask you, so … Continue reading “What do you know about the company?” How to answer this trick interview question

Why Social Media is a must in the job search

If you aren’t involved in Social Media, don’t expect to be seen and don’t expect to be hired. We explain why Social Media is critical to your job search. The recruiter has just checked out your resume and cover letter. If they're interested, the next place they're going is social media. If they are not able to … Continue reading Why Social Media is a must in the job search