Video Interview Tips

Video Interview Tips: How to Get the Job Imagine an interview where you record your responses into a camera with no one watching.  You’re given a question to respond to and a countdown to start talking.  You give your best response to your webcam and then hit stop.  You might see your face on the screen as you are recording or … Read more…

Illegal Interview Questions

Have you ever been asked questions at a job interview that didn’t seem relevant or made you uncomfortable? Illegal interview questions are not job-related and target information about a job applicant that can be discriminatory.  Generally speaking, HR teams do a lot of work to make sure that hiring managers don’t ask questions that are above boards, but these questions still get … Read more…

Parents at the Job Interview

Would you bring you parents to a job interview? Over the past few years, parental involvement in the hiring and interview process has increased significantly.  I’ve seen parents accompany their kids to the job interview and had calls from parents trying to negotiate salaries behalf of their children.  At best,  it’s something that gets talked about. It becomes a “can you believe what … Read more…

Behavioral Interview Questions & More

Three Common Types of Interview Questions There are three basic styles of interview questions used by HR and hiring managers.  Today, we’re going to explain them so you can prepare for your upcoming interview.  We’ll start with behavioral interview questions since they are the most common and then discuss traditional and structured questions as well.  When scheduling your interview with a … Read more…

Interview Tip – STAR

Interview Tip: How to be a STAR  The next time you find yourself in a behavioral interview, draw a little star across the top of your paper.  No, I’m serious.  STAR is my favorite acronym.  It’s a formula for job applicants to use when they’re answering interview questions.  STAR stands for Situation, Tasks, Actions & Results.  It is well-known by Human … Read more…

Interview Body Language

Interview Body Language & Confidence Interviews are high-stress situations.  We spend a lot of time talking with clients on how to manage stress and be confident.  One of the most common pieces of feedback we give to people is “Don’t be afraid to brag.”  You will be far more successful at an interview if the hiring manager believes that you … Read more…