Posts Tagged: interview tips

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Sick of the long wait after your interview?

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Although we remind our clients that top talent is getting harder to come by in this tight market, some companies are still dragging their feet during the hiring process. You can’t control how long it will take the company to make a final hiring decision, but you can make sure you have done everything on…

Skype Interview Protocol for Job Seekers

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While searching for a new job, it’s not uncommon to be asked to do a Skype interview. It’s a cheaper and more convenient solution for employers who are interviewing candidates out of state, or simply want to conduct an initial meeting to eliminate local travel. It’s important for job seekers to prepare for a Skype…

How to React When You Don’t Know an Answer during an Interview

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After preparing heavily for your interview, you’re feeling more confident than ever as you walk in. Things seem to be going smoothly until the interviewer blindsides you with a question you don’t know the answer to. *gulp* Assuming you’re not a mind reader, it’s impossible to know every question the interviewer is going to ask….

5 Reasons to Go on that Backup Interview

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“But what about the position I interviewed for last week? I loved it there. I’ll wait to hear from them.” As a staffing agency, we hear responses like this often when we propose new opportunities to our candidates who have been actively interviewing. It is not uncommon for candidates to back out of interviews or…

How to Discuss Getting Fired in a Job Interview

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Did you just land your first interview since losing your job? As if getting fired isn’t emotionally challenging enough, you now have to prepare yourself to talk about it. It’s a given that the interviewer is going to ask about the gaps in your employment history or ask why you left your last position. Review…

Interview Tips: What to Research Before an Interview

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Your KRG recruiter advised you to learn more about the company before your interview. Anxiously prepping in your car minutes before, you scroll through the company’s website on your phone. You find out what the company does, but is that enough? In order to stand out against your competition in the interview process, you will…

Advice on References

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Have you ever found yourself panicking late in the interview process when asked for a list of references? Your professional references should never be quickly thrown together, which seems to be a common mistake job seekers make. In fact, the final hiring decision will sometimes come down to who had better professional reviews, so you…

Interview Tips: Buffalo Winter Edition

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It’s that time again, Buffalo! With snow in the forecast, we’re bundling up and preparing ourselves for the long winter season ahead. After over three decades of successfully placing candidates in the Buffalo area, we are no stranger to the struggles Buffalo weather can bring. However, don’t let the cold temperatures put your job search…

How to Ace a Panel Interview

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Like many job seekers, you feel more motivated than ever to kick start your job search now that summer is coming to an end. You updated your resume, applied to various positions, and you finally landed an interview. After quickly freshening up on your interview skills and everything starts to feel familiar, the recruiter calls…

9 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job

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Application sent, interview complete, and now the waiting game. Frantically refreshing your inbox for what seems to be the hundredth time this week, the email has finally arrived. To your surprise, you didn’t get the job. Was it something you said? It’s unlikely that you will ever perform perfectly in an interview. Nerves are at…