5 tips for landing your dream job through social media

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If you’re looking for a new job right now, you can expect to find an increasing number of opportunities via social media platforms. Here are my 5 tips for landing your dream job through social media. Build your reputation and position yourself as an expert through social media Once you’ve decided how you’re going to […]

How to get more interviews in a competitive job market

In my recruitment job, one of the biggest mistakes I see is job seekers using the same CV for every job vacancy without tailoring it to specific jobs. Tailoring your CV/resume for each job you are applying for might sound like a time consuming task, but it can significantly increase your chances of securing an […]

Advanced Video Chat Interview Techniques

In a recent survey conducted by OfficeTeam in the US, six in every ten HR managers reported using two-way Internet based video chat to interview job candidates. The 500 HR managers who participated in the survey reported pressure to cut costs and interview greater number of applicants targets as the reasons for adopting video chat […]

Why you should treat job interviews like sales meetings

Guest post by John Fawkes  Here’s how job interviews usually go: you (the applicant) spend most of the time answering questions about yourself- what you’ve done, what you’re good at, what your biggest weakness is.  The interviewer drives the conversation, and you follow her lead.  In answering their questions, you either talk about what you’ve […]

[Video] Why haven’t I got interview feedback yet?

I got a few questions recently from job seekers who haven’t got feedback from a prospective employer yet. Perhaps you’ve been told that you’d get feedback by mid next week or whatever the date might have been, but the deadline is gone, and you’re still waiting. However, don’t always assume no news is bad news […]

Top tips for mastering phone and video interviews

Initial interviews by phone or Skype are more common than they used to be. It’s a cost-effective way to screen candidates in the initial stages of a recruitment process. As hiring becomes more global, both for employers and candidates, video interviewing is a way to expedite the interview process. At Expedia, we use phone and […]

What REALLY differentiates you in a job interview

3D Standout Leader - Be Different

If you are interviewing (especially for senior level positions), do you know how to make yourself stand out from other candidates? As an experienced professional, every one of your competitors has climbed the corporate ladder in very similar ways. Those are/were your responsibilities … things you did that got you to where you are today. […]

How to answer competency-based questions

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If there is one thing most of my clients have in common is that they struggle with answering competency or behavioral interview questions during job interviews. Even if an employer has not told you that you will be involved in a behavioral style of an interview, you are still likely to face “behavioral/competency interview” style questions. […]