Man Saves Baby From Subway Tracks, Misses Job Interview
by Kerry Burke, NY Daily News
An unemployed Brooklyn man missed a job interview Tuesday for the best of reasons: He was saving the life of a 9-month-old boy who was blown into the path of an oncoming subway train by a gust of high wind.
Failing Job Search 101
by Sue Shellenbarger, WSJ
With countless coaches, blogs and books spewing forth career advice, you’d think job applicants would know it’s important to prepare for an interview. But some applicants still sail into these crucial conversations knowing absolutely nothing. Even at Google.
5 Ways To Leave A Good Impression
by Amy Levin-Epstein, CBS News
There are few things that feel better than walking out of a job interview you think you’ve nailed. But just because you’ve answered the last question doesn’t mean the evaluation process is over. From the time you stand up, to the time you get into the elevator, leave the building or walk to your car, you’re still under review. Previously, we discussed things to do at a job interview before you even sit down. Here are five things to do after you stand up. They just might be as important as the Q&A itself.
How To Interview Effectively
by Victor Lipman, Forbes
Job interviews are a common source of anxiety, and can at times be as pleasant as a trip to the dentist. With some extra preparation and planning, however, interviews can also become an easier and more successful experience. Some 44 years after my first interview (to be a stock boy), here are 10 practical ideas to help job seekers be interviewed effectively and reduce anxiety in the job search process.
8th Graders Find Out What Job Interviews Are Really Like
by Nichole O’Grady, The Lighthouse
It’s never too early to jumpstart a career — a notion eighth-grade students at E.O. Green Junior High School in Oxnard demonstrated during the school’s 16th annual Portfolio Fair June 6.
How A Thank You Note Can Boost Your Job Chances
by Allison Green, US News and World Report
If you’re like most job seekers, you know that you’re supposed to send a thank-you note after an interview, but you’re not quite sure what that note should say or what makes a good one. Here are the five most important things to know about how a post-interview thank-you note can increase your chances of getting the job.