At some point in your career, there may be a position you want that an employer believes you’re overqualified for. While some might say that’s a compliment because it shows that you have solid work experience, it may feel like nails on a chalkboard because you really want the job. The good news is that there are ways to overcome being labeled as “overqualified.”
Most people know how to prepare for a job interview – they ready themselves to talk about their strengths, weaknesses, former job responsibilities and hopes for the future. But candidates should also be prepared to answer behavioral interview questions.
Conducting a job interview over lunch is a great way woo a top prospect. But it can be easy to let the friendly, social nature of a meal overshadow the task at hand, which is to learn as much as you can about your guest in a short period of time. Here are tips to keep things on track while you enjoy your working lunch.
Most job candidates know how important it is to make a great first impression; fewer of them know how to do it. Use these tips to set yourself apart during a job interview.
Why is it that we can feel fantastic about some purchases we make, and negative about others? Sometimes our feelings are swayed by how much the product or service costs, how it performs, and how easy it is to fix if something goes wrong.
If we dig a little deeper, we can see that all of these factors are linked to our expectations for the product or service before we buy – and by extension, to our experience with the salesperson who helped us make our choice.
It’s exciting to meet job candidates who promise to be a great fit with your team and company culture. But in order to be successful, your new hires also need to have the practical skills and experience the position demands. Yet, sometimes it’s difficult to get all the information you need about a candidate’s background from a resume. Fortunately, well-crafted interviewquestions can help you dig into details that will ensure you make an exceptional hire.
Most business owners know that developing an effective internal interview process can help them find exceptional job candidates. But they may be less aware that strong recruiting practices can save time and money. Clearly defined processes for vetting candidates help companies minimize wasted interview hours and avoid the costs associated with making a bad hire. Use these tips to make sure your internal recruiting strategies are the best they can be.
Hiring managers in Orlando, Tampa, and across Central Florida know the importance of making the most of the time they spend with job candidates. Hiring exceptional employees requires mining for key details during the interview process. If your business hopes to find the best and brightest, here are three things to include in each job interview you conduct.
Our most recent blogs were devoted to an interview that took place on HBO's Game of Thrones. This "interview" did not follow the standard interview process protocol, as the candidate got the job and started the job during the interview. This is great, but rarely, if ever, happens in the real world. In the real world, when an interview is wrapping up, a hiring manager will thank a candidate for coming in and meeting with them. The candidate will do the same. Then, the two part ways.
Candidates who impress during a first interview, and have all the qualifications a hiring manager is looking for, will most likely be asked back for a follow-up interview. Hiring managers use the follow-up interview as a chance to ask more in-depth questions to the candidate, give additional information regarding the position, or take the opportunity to let the candidate meet with other employees of the company.