“How Do You Deal With Stressful Situations” Interview Question

How do you deal with stressful situations interview question

When the hiring manager asks how you deal with stressful situations, it’s easy to fall for one of three traps. Watch out for these pitfalls and why you shouldn’t: Don’t Say “I Don’t Get Stressed Out” You think you’re stoic or showing that you can control yourself. Or maybe you think this is a great… Read more »

Reporting to Someone Younger Than You Question

Work for someone younger than you

Among the many different evolutions that workplaces have gone through – from offices to cubicles to open desks, from strict hours to flexible work schedules and casual Fridays, a new landscape has emerged. With life comes life experiences, and sometimes people have to take time off from work, or change careers, or take a lower-level… Read more »

“How Do You Prioritize Your Time?” Interview Question

Any interviewer is likely to ask you “How do you prioritize your time?” because time management is crucial in any career. What they’re looking for is to see if you know the difference between the urgent and the very important – and those aren’t the same thing. A good answer would show  that you know… Read more »

7 Tips for Job Searching When You Already Have A Job

Job searching when you have a job

Job searching when you’re already employed can feel daunting. After all, wasn’t it hard enough to get this job? Sometimes it’s time for a change, but to do so means being strategic in your search: Keep Your Job Search Confidential While it sounds obvious, make sure that any potential future employers know that you’re currently… Read more »

How to Answer the “Why Should We Hire You?” Interview Question

Every interview is actually about answering this one question: Why should we hire you, instead of the other applicants? Hiring the wrong person is expensive for any company, and can be problematic for the interviewer.  Your interviewer is asking you to convince them why you’re the best fit. This question can come under many different… Read more »

5 Tips for Hiring During Low Unemployment

Hiring during low unemployment can feel overwhelming.  With the national average at 3.5%,  it’s the applicant’s market. The U.S. labor market is the tightest it’s been in recent memory since 1969. While hiring during low unemployment can feel overwhelming, there are a few strategies to make sure it doesn’t happen to your company.   Are… Read more »

10 Best Tips for Changing Careers

Dread the thought of another day at your current job? Envying someone else’s line of work? If you just can’t stand the thought of going back there, check out all of our steps to make sure your career change is as seamless as possible.   Decide! Figure out which part of your job you can’t… Read more »

 5 Most Important Phone Interview Tips

Why a Phone Interview? Why do managers ask for phone interviews? Phone interviews are used to narrow down the amount of applicants who will be interviewed in person. If you get a phone interview, you need to know that making it to an in-person interview isn’t a definite. You need to earn that in-person interview!… Read more »

How To Get Your Resume Past The ATS

Today we’re going to cover why an ATS is your first hiring hurdle! As technology advances, so do it’s interruption into the hiring process. While several decades ago a hiring manager had to sort sometimes hundreds of resumes by hand, that’s no longer the case.   What is an ATS (Applicant Tracking System)? When applying… Read more »