Over lunch with my friends who do the hiring for their companies, we discussed some of our pet peeves when doing interviews as well as things we love about dream candidates. Here’s the inside scoop: 1. Don’t show up late for your interview. P.S. Getting there just in time is
Introverts enjoy, and, some would say, need time alone. They go within to energize their minds and fuel their creativity. They don’t speak just to keep conversations going but will readily contribute when they feel they have something meaningful to say. Don’t mistake their quietness for shyness, although some may
An increasing number of interviews include sharing a meal with your prospective boss and coworkers. Why? Prospective employers know it is a good way to determine how you would represent their company. Strategies to help you demonstrate you are the right person for the job: Recognize wait staff; make
It happens more often than you think. As a job seeker, you arrive at the prospective employer's office anxious to participate in a collaborative interview. You are fully prepared to show that your skills and abilities meet the employer’s needs. Then you are shocked to find the interviewer is not prepared to ask
As job seekers prepare for an interview, they often focus on strategies for answering the questions they think they will be asked. They ask themselves, “How do I make a weakness sound like a strength?” or “How do I explain a 2-year gap in employment?” They often forget to prepare
CDI members can take advantage of this ready-to-use PowerPoint presentation on Job Interviewing by Renee Alfieri, of Empowering Inquiry by Renee. Presentation can be used as-is, keeping content and authorship intact for your presentations, sharing with clients, and personal learning.
This 1-hour master class involves a the use of strategies on interview coaching clients using SWOT Analysis (strategic planning tool for analyzing strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats). SWOT also makes a fantastic intake tool for a first coaching client evaluation.
By Fred Coon You have an interview scheduled. Now, you must really do important homework—both written and verbal—to survive the next phase of this process. I mean, why would you have worked so hard to get this far and then blow it because you thought you could wing it? Machiavelli
Equipping your client with industry salary information before he interviews is extremely critical to his successfully negotiating his new salary without over- or under- pricing himself. If you do not do some strategic research and budgeting work with him (or teach him how to do it) prior to the interview
Looking for a ready-made presentation for your next workshop, event, class, or client coaching session? You are welcome to download and use these free PowerPoint presentations with appropriate attribution to the author. Social Networking for Career Advancement by Laura DeCarlo, Career Directors International Interviewing 101 by Renee Alfieri,