Why Job Seekers Should Consider Preparing With Mock Interviews

Ms. Career Girl

In competitive positions like product management, this rings especially true. The competition has created a demand for new tools and resources for job seeking product managers to practice for interviews to increase their chances of success. Interviewing is intense.

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How to Answer Common Job Interview Questions

Catherines Career Corner

Knowing how to answer common job interview questions is important for all job seekers and those looking to change jobs. Job interviews are the critical link between being qualified for and getting a job. So, knowing how to answer common job interview questions to get you noticed as a job seeker by potential employers is key to [.]. The post How to Answer Common Job Interview Questions appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. Ace Your Job Interview!

Interview Questions for Program Managers

Hiring Technical People

One of the top posts on this site is Interview Questions for Project Managers. I bet some of you are interviewing for program managers, too. Here’s a little guidance for how to interview for those jobs. A program manager is a strategic job. The program manager has to collaborate across the organization, use influence, negotiate, coordinate, and most of all see when the reality of the program does not fit the wishful thinking of the desired results.

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How to Connect with a Hiring Manager

Professional Resume Services

One of the most effective ways to make yourself known is by communicating directly with the hiring manager at the company you’re interested in working at. Find Out Who The Hiring Manager Is. Many times you won’t know the name of the hiring manager, and that’s ok.

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Preparing for Your First Interview in Years


Whether it’s been five years, ten or more since your last interview, things have likely changed. Here are some of the things to be mindful of if you’re going into your first interview in years. During an interview, there are a lot of questions you expect to hear.

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Networking at the Interview

Careers Done Write

With this mindset, enter your next interview open to the possibility of expanding your network. Here are three networking-at-the-interview opportunities to consider. Why not get to know fellow candidates that you meet in the lobby at an interview? Hiring Managers.

Job Interviewing Best Practices (PODCAST)

Competitive Resumes

Melissa Cooley, of MelissaCooley.com , is a Certified Resume Writer, Interview Coach, Career Consultant, Blogger, and a contributor to the career book, Nourish Your Career. Her blog, The Job Quest, equips job seekers with tools needed for a successful job search and job interview.

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How to Manage (and Avoid) Discrimination in the Interview Process


The post How to Manage (and Avoid) Discrimination in the Interview Process appeared first on WorkAlpha. Interview Discrimination Interview Tips The Fair Employment Act. The Civil Rights Act. The Americans with Disabilities Act. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. These are some of the creations of government designed to ensure that each of us has a fair and equal chance of getting a job and keeping it.

7 Last Minute Interview Tips

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Last Minute Interview Tips appeared first on Ms. It’s the big day of your interview. By now you have researched the company, discovered something about your interviewers, and polished your resume. Define your reason for interviewing with this company.

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4 More Tips to Answering Project Management Interview Questions About Metrics

Hiring Technical People

Some of you would like to know how to answer questions about the metrics you can gather and discuss when you look for a job as a project or program manager. Tip 2: Tell the interview what you normally measure and why. See Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management to understand why.). Ask what the interviewer needs as measures. Do you see how what you measure creates a conversation with the interviewer?

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A+ Internship Interviews

Careers Done Write

The most dreaded part of the process for most candidates is the interview. Interviewing causes anxiety for almost everyone. However, with some practice, interviewing becomes easier. Here are five simple suggestions to help you ace the interview for your dream internship.

9 Skip Level Interview Questions for Your Managers to Use


What is a Skip Level Meeting (Interview)? Skip levels interviews are one on one meetings between a senior leader and employee. Basics HR Leadership employee retention hr basics retention skip level interview skip level interviews skip level meetingsThe leader meeting with the employee is the boss of the employee’s. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Interview Questions for Project Managers

Hiring Technical People

If you are looking for a project manager, what questions might you ask? ” You might like this oldie-but-goodie post, Hiring Tip #5: Ask Behavior-Description Interview Questions. So here are some questions you might use for a facilitative project manager. Sorry, I don’t do command-and-control project managers. Yes, this is hypothetical, and goes to the potential project manager’s knowledge of lifecycles).

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Interview Blocking Resumes: Warning Signs Hiring Managers Spot in a Minute

Careers Done Write

In other words, are you getting many calls for interviews? If your resume is not generating interviews, it’s time to evaluate your resume. Hiring managers look for signs that a candidate will not be successful or a proper fit for the job.

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Six Tips for Answering Project and Program Manager Interview Questions

Hiring Technical People

I have two very popular posts on this site: Interview Questions for Program Managers , and Interview Questions for Project Managers. Before the Interview: Before the interview, review your resume. Now that you have the details, yes the details, of every project or program on your resume, you are ready for the interview. During the Interview: Not every interviewer asks behavior-description questions.

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You are interview ready — how about the hiring manager?

Cube Rules

Let’s have a quiet, viral kind of discussion about the interview’s biggest elephant in the room: often, the hiring manager’s interview skills just plain suck. As in, they don’t really know how to conduct an interview. I’ve met this hiring manager. If you’ve done any number of interviews, you have too. That kind of hiring manager. Interview the manager about the work.

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10 Awesome Interview Tips from Actual Hiring Managers

The Undercover Recruiter

When you’re aggressively searching for a job, don’t you wish you had some insight into what the interviewer really wants from you – and doesn’t want? 10 Awesome Interview Tips from Actual Hiring Managers.

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You are interview ready — how about the hiring manager?

Cube Rules

Let’s have a quiet, viral kind of discussion about the interview’s biggest elephant in the room: often, the hiring manager’s interview skills just plain suck. As in, they don’t really know how to conduct an interview. I’ve met this hiring manager. If you’ve done any number of interviews, you have too. That kind of hiring manager. Interview the manager about the work.

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Smash the Interview and Get Hired

Catherines Career Corner

Written by Catherine Adenle After writing countless CVs or Resumes, cover letters, and job applications, you hope that you will interview well, impress the hiring manager of any company to which you have applied, and finally get hired to do the [.].

What To Wear During Interviews? Here’s Our Essential Checklist

Ms. Career Girl

You’ve done your research, applied for the job and now you have an interview. Interviewing is different now than it has been in the past. You are no longer required to be in a full tailored suit if interviewing for a position in the creative field.

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Forcing Managers to Interview Minority Candidates - Necessary or Pure Bureaucracy?

HR Capitalist

It's said at this writing to be a done deal, but the Raiders have to interview other candidates as required by the NFL's Rooney Rule. I'm re-running this post to explore the merits of forcing managers to interview minority candidates in searches. Leadership Managing Recruiting

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10 Best Ways to Get More Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

Unless you’re extremely lucky and interviews are flooding in, you need to do a lot of work to position yourself to land good-fit job interviews. To boost the number of job interviews you get, follow these guidelines, pretty much in this order: 1.

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How to Advance to a Management Position in 2019


For some, that might mean parlaying the company’s year-end success into a new management position. Ask anyone who’s been successful moving into a management position, and they’ll light up when telling you how challenging yet rewarding it can be.

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The Quickest and Easiest Way To Feel Calm and Confident During a Job Interview

Ms. Career Girl

You get nervous in interviews, and you know that it’s normal, but you wish you could just go in and not have to worry about whether they like you or not. It’s a reflection of the interviewer, of their organization, and of the role itself. You’ve gained interview experience.

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The Secret Weapon for Job-Winning Interviews

Executive Career Brand

as you network and interview for good-fit jobs. If you’ve landed the interview the best way – by targeting certain employers and networking your way into their “ hidden” jobs , preferably through a referral by an internal employee – you’ll already be a person of particular interest.

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The 5 Types of Responses Hiring Managers Give to CVs

The Undercover Recruiter

When you’re a recruiter submitting candidates to your hiring manager for review can be an unnerving experience, especially when the response can be so varied. The 5 Types of Responses Hiring Managers Give to CVs Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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Simple Steps to Job Interviewing


Making the right impression in your job interview is one of the most important steps in your future career. Many people don’t realise that being successful in your interview begins before you even arrive at the interview. The interviewer will ask you ‘Why’ you want this job.

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15 Common Job Interview Questions and How to Best Answer Them

Executive Career Brand

An Executive Recruiter’s Advice on Answering 15 Common Job Interview Questions. If you’re job-hunting and job interviews are looming, you’ve probably done some research on what kinds of questions you’ll be asked. And if they don’t, I guess the interview is over.”

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11 Steps to Ace Any Job Interview!

Catherines Career Corner

Written by Catherine Adenle If you are on this page, that means you’ve just been selected for an interview, congratulations! Lucky you, it’s getting much harder now to get called for an interview. Related posts: 60 Things You Should Never Say During a Job Interview. 20 Craziest Job Interview Questions. For you, though, now comes the harder part [.] Need a Job Now? These Are 8 Sure Fire ‘Hire Me!’ ’ Tips. Didn’t Get Hired? 40 Real Reasons Why.

Interviewing for an Agile Project Management Job

Hiring Technical People

Now, say you are looking for a job as an agile project manager. So, you might well need an agile project manager to coordinate the work of these people. ” Well, what if they are geographically distributed and have managers who are new to agile? This is when you need an agile project manager, to make sure you have a product owner who creates great user stories and has a ranked backlog. This is a facilitative project manager. This is why I wrote Manage It!

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20 Questions to Inspire Close Career Management

Competitive Resumes

Career management is that second job you’ll always have. If you want to prepare for the next bottom to fall out of the economy, you’ll need to manage your career as closely as your health (and many of us even closer). Career Management Job Search

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Collaboration Management in Talent Management


Talent Management is terminology that describes the process of employing people, developing their capabilities, utilizing and managing, and compensating their services in tune with the job and the organizational requirement.

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Job Interviewing: Top Ten Traits Hiring Managers Are Looking For.

Career Brander

» Job Interviewing: Top Ten Traits Hiring Managers Are Looking For Published February 14, 2010 Uncategorized 1 Comment Tags: hiring cirteria , hiring traits , Interview preparation , Interviewing , linkedin , successful interviewing , what hiring managers are looking for You’ve secured the interview. You will be given 30 minutes with the hiring manager, and you are wondering how much to talk and how much to listen.

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5 Must-Do’s To Land More Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

When you’re in executive job search mode, landing a coveted interview is like hitting the jackpot. Sometimes you’re lucky, and job interviews come easily, despite your lack of focused and concerted effort. You’ll need to be much more proactive to land interviews.

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Cloud. Results. The management challenge.

Cube Rules

It means managers pick one type of person for their team — one that matches their cloud or results style — and ignore the others. The management challenge is to have teams be both cloud and results oriented. photo credit: lrargerich.

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What Hiring Managers Want to Know

Career Realism

What Hiring Managers Want to Know Work It Daily. There are 3 things hiring managers are trying to initially assess about you in the job interview. They are: Common Interview Questions >>. The post What Hiring Managers Want to Know appeared first on Work It Daily.

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10 Great Interview Tips for 2015

Career Alley

Maybe you’ve had a number of interviews but just can’t figure out how to nail it. So what is the secret is to getting an edge on your interview? The best place to look when seeking out interview tips are the experts who spend most of their time interviewing candidates.

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How to Land, Brand and Ace Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

Of course, this means job interviews are imminent. Most people would say that interviewing is stressful. I’ve pulled together several posts I’ve written on job interviewing to help you: Before the Interview. 10 Best Ways to Get More Executive Job Interviews. ⇒

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Interview Questions for the Interviewer

Careers Done Write

I wanted to reach out to you and let you know that I have a job interview next week. I know that it is good to ask the interviewer questions. You are correct in saying that it is always a good idea to ask the person or people who are interviewing you questions. Dear Deb, Q.

7 Ways To Get Noticed by Recruiters and Hiring Managers

Executive Career Brand

Only use this method, if you have the name of an actual hiring manager at the company. Bring a “brag book” to your job interview. Recruiters and hiring managers can relate better to visual examples, than just hearing about your accomplishments.

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Time Management For Job Seekers

Professional Resume Services

You can still search for a job and find a job, without losing days at a time if you follow these tips to help you manage your time. This will give you time to work on other aspects of the job search like preparing a resume , cover letter, or practicing your interview attitude.

5 Transferable Skills: From Raising Kids to The Job Interview

Competitive Resumes

If You’ve Raised Kids, You Can Manage Anything by Ann Crittenden was written some years ago to show that parenting skills translate to job skills. These are hard skills that have project management elements. Interview Job Marriage and Unemployment Family

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5 Tips on Interview Prep From Thea Kelley

Competitive Resumes

When it comes to landing a job, interview prep is just as important as your resume. Hiring managers interview hundreds of candidates throughout their careers; they can spot your lack of preparation from a mile away. The Quick and Complete Guide to a Winning Interview.

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