A job interview is so much more than a conversation. You can be proud that something about your resume and phone interview landed you an interview. Now the interviewer wants to know if you bring the right solution for their company. Let the real shine through. Do your skills under pressure and in person stand up to the person you are on paper?
IT recruiter Neil Wiseblott explains how to ace your interview in this 5 minute video. We send this video to our candidates before we send them out on interviews with clients. See for yourself how you can ace your interview!
The first contact you will receive from a hiring manager or a recruiter who is considering hiring you will often be an impromptu telephone call. But this is more than a telephone call. It’s actually a telephone screening interview. The recruiter will ask you some questions to find out you are interested in being presented to the hiring committee for the job.
Skype job interviews are becoming more common because many IT job interviews occur outside of regular business hours. Many job candidates are already working full time, or they live far away from the job site. A Skype job interview is the next best thing to a face-to-face meeting.
This question, or a variation of it, is asked in almost every interview. If you haven’t thought about how to reply to this question before entering your interview, you are missing out on a great opportunity to prove that you are the perfect person for the job. Find out how to prepare an answer that will show what you bring to the job that goes above and beyond what you expressed in your resume.
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. IT recruiter 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.
An IT recruiter 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.