Always start the interview by saying you want the job. Why? Because you are sending out buying signals which are attractive to the hiring manager. Why even go to an interview for an opportunity that you have not researched enough to know whether you are interested. If you are out kicking tires, stay home. You might burn a great opportunity. Do not walk through the company doors of any company until you know where you
Some people are great lists makers. Whether shopping, going to a business meeting, planning an event, tracking their expenses, setting priorities for the day, these people are intuitively organized about the way they live their lives through lists making.
Other people, myself included, are less likely to structure their lives around lists, but go along through the day as things come up. I want to be more of a list maker.
I believe that lists
Conventional practice and advice is that discussing compensation on the first interview is in bad form and can cost an applicant future interviews.
If you are a hiring manager and make it your practice not to discuss income at all on the first interview or if you are an applicant and plan not to bring up the subject of compensation on the first interview, my experience has been
Ms./Mr. Example Contact Example Company Street Address City, State Postal Code
Dear Ms./Mr. Contact:
Thank you for meeting with me this morning. After our meeting, I am even more excited about the possibility of working for your company.
I believe that I can contribute immediately to your business. I have accomplishments in the following areas that crossover to the job you have available:
Have you ever had someone toss a ball your way and let you know it was inbound after the person had thrown it?
If you have good reflections and a clear mind, a surprise ball toss can be easy to handle. Personally, I need to know the ball is coming and preferably have a bucket to catch it in.
I have found that thinking on my feet in business can be similar. In my basic
I have a friend who has a way of making people aware of his interest in them as friends. He always greets people with questions that allow people to talk about themselves and their families. With me for example, he asks how I have been. He asks about my wife and each of my children.
In a job interview, there are questions both sides should ask. Standard questions
Byline: Jay Wren
SUBSTANCE I do not know how to get to the point of this article about substance and showmanship but by simply telling you the story of my meeting “Fats.”
In 1961, Paul Newman starred in a movie called “The Hustler.” The movie was nominated for 9 Academy Awards and also starred George C. Scott and Jackie Gleason. Pool became even more popular after the movie, and some of the true
I have read a great deal about how critical it is for an applicant to be able to discuss during an interview his or her plan for the first 90 first ninety days of employment at a hiring company. I have also read a great deal about the importance of a person’s first 90 days on the job.
I have read and written quite a bit on the subject of employment, but the connection