2015 was a good year, and despite all the challenges of the Atlanta job market, here we are ready to face a brand new year with high hopes. This is an opportune time to take a quick look back at some of the best job seeker posts of 2015, and learn from them. Without further ado, here are the top job seeker blog articles from the previous year.
Interviewers seem to speak their own language at times. How then can a job seeker answer one of the classic interview questions correctly? Relax. We’ve got you covered as we talk with Richard N. Bolles, author of “What Color Is Your Parachute? 2014 Edition: A Practical Manual for Job Seekers” and get inside the mind of the average hiring manager. You’ll learn effective ways of answering the toughest interview questions to come out looking like a star.
While we are on the subject of job interviews, did you know that you could be damaging your chances of getting a job offer before you even step foot into the interviewing office? Pre-screen calls are commonly weeding out candidates to save recruiters time, so it’s critical that you can get through one and onto the next step. Our article shares hot tips for job seekers on acing the pre-screening process and getting asked to come in for an interview.
Oh the dreaded interview question. No job seeker enjoys talking about this. But, recruiters want to know what your intentions are and if you’re the kind of person they can place with confidence, or if you have the signs of being a job hopper. Read through this article and be sure you can answer this question the right way, so you can increase the chances of getting a job offer.
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