Acing your interview can mean sealing the deal on that dream job you’re hoping to land. Up until that moment when you enter the interview room, you have only represented yourself on paper via your resume. You can be proud that something about ‘paper you’ peaked the interest of a potential future employer and landed you an interview. Now here you are, in the interview room at your dream job. It’s time for the real you to shine. Do your skills under pressure and in person stand up to paper you?
As a staffing company, we’ve seen it all, and we know exactly where candidates get passing and failing grades when it comes to interviews. We’ve outlined a number of resources with job interview tips that we’ve created over the years to aide you in the interview process. Review the information we’ve gathered below in our job interview tips resource page before your interview to increase your chances of landing your dream job!
Our recruiter Neil Wiseblott’s video sharing how to ace your interview. We send this 5 minute video to all of our candidates before we send them out on interviews with clients and we’ve always received positive feedback from them about the video. See for yourself how you can ace your interview!
The CEO of Stafflink, Tim Collins, recently did an interview with Brian Bloom of ComputerWorld Canada discussing why IT pros need soft skills. Learn tips on how soft skills can give you that extra edge as an IT professional.
When asked, “Do you have any questions for us?,” at the end of an interview, never say no. Don’t miss an opportunity to show you’re knowledgeable about the company. Our IT recruiter Emily Hudsonroder shares some examples of interview questions to ask at the end of your interview.
How do you respond to the interview question, “What is your biggest weakness?” Should you say you have no weaknesses? Or should you list off all of your faults and be honest? Is this a trick question? Our IT recruiter Emily Hudsonroder explains how to handle this tricky interview question.
If you’ve done any of the 20 things on this list, chances are high that you didn’t get the job you were interviewing for. Find out 20 things not to do in a job interview.
Not sure what to wear to an upcoming job interview? In the job world, presentation is everything, so you should never underdress. Those first few seconds meeting an employer can impact how you are perceived, so put your best face forward!
If you’ve been landing interviews, but haven’t had a call back with a job offer, chances are you need to work on your interview style. Luckily, IT recruiter Emily Hudsonroder has some tips on how to improve your interview skills, quickly and easily.
IT recruiter Emily Hudsonroder answers the question everybody hates to hear in an interview, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” This question is quite common, so don’t get caught without a response before heading into your next job interview.