Tips To Start – And End – The Interview Process
by Dave Johnson, CBS MoneyWatch
A lot of people have questions (and some misconceptions) about the job hunt process, and few folks seem to think about it from the hiring manager’s perspective. With that in mind, here are some tidbits of advice to help you land your next job.
The Job Interview From Hell
by David Zax, Fast Company
When an interview with a prospective hire ends, “Good luck with your s****y app,” you know there was a wrong turn somewhere. Yesware CEO Matthew Bellows deconstructs a disaster.
Intern Applicant: “I Know This Is Unpaid But as a Personal Non-Negotiable, Money is a Requirement”
by Hamilton Nolan, Gawker
The job situation is tough out there. Even more so for interns, who get to fight through all of the competition of getting a job, with none of the monetary reward. I guess it’s understandable to try to be quirky, to stand out. It doesn’t always work, though.
The Top 25 Most Difficult Companies to Interview
by Sahaj Kohli, The Huffington Post
You’ve made it past the cover letter and resume portion of the application process, so what’s next? The nerve wrecking interview where you only have one chance to make the ultimate first impression. As if that’s not enough to have you sweaty before your interview, here’s a list that probably won’t help.
The Biggest Mistakes 20-Something Job Seekers Make
by Susan Adams, Forbes
There was the young job seeker who showed up at his interview 15 minutes late, failed to apologize, and then asked if the interviewer had a garbage can so he could throw away his gum. There was also the 20-something applicant whose call to the hiring manager went dead in the middle of the conversation. The young woman didn’t call back for two hours, only to explain, without apology, that she had dropped her phone in a tub of water while she was getting a manicure.
Why Your Professional Network Sucks (And What You Can Do About It)
by Robbie Abed, Lifehacker
Perhaps you aren’t happy with the job you have now. You need something new, refreshing, and with better career potential, but you hate the idea of updating your resume and applying for jobs online. You need something more efficient. Maybe you should start telling a few close people what you’re thinking about and get their opinions. Sounds like a great idea. Now, the question is who do you tell?