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How to Explain a Gap in Employment
Jumping from job to job, employment gaps, short term employment are all red flags to hiring managers. Ever wondered how to successfully explain a gap in employment? Whether the gap is for a month or a year, the reason can make or break an interview.
How to Explain a Spotty Work History
Have you held a lot of jobs in a short period of time? Now when it comes time to look for a new job, youíre not sure how to explain hopping from job to job. The worst thing you can do is to try to trick employers. Here are statements to offer when you get stuck.
How to Find a Job in a Weak Economy
When the economy is struggling, jobs become even more scarce. Mass mailing your resume will waste your time, but you need to be ready at any second to sell yourself. Learn what works and what doesn't.
How to Find References
A reference can be the catalyst as to whether or not you get a job regardless of how well the interview went. Donít just list any name on your application. Make sure anyone you list as a reference will help to show you as the best fit for the job. Donít leave this important step to chance.
How to Handle a Lunch Interview
Offices are not the only places recruiters will hold an interview. They can also be held outside the office. Depending on the position, you may be invited to interview over a meal, most commonly lunch. How you handle yourself can make or break a job offer.
How to Handle an Awkward Interview
Awkward interview moments - we all have them. Draw a blank on a simple question. No time to change before an interview, Realize mid-stream that you're not answering the question. How do you handle it? Before you throw in the towel, learn how to recover from those awkward interview moments.
How to Handle an Uninterested Interviewer
Have you ever sat after an interview wondering when it started to go downhill? If you have interviewed enough you probably recognize the moment you lost the interviewer's attention. Discover how to handle an uninterested interviewer.
How to Handle Being Fired
Your performance has been below standards Ė or worse, you violated a company policy resulting in immediate termination. How you handle the situation will have a huge impact on future interviews.
How to Handle Being Overqualified
"Sorry, but you're overqualified!" How many times have you heard that same frustrating sentence. You need a job! You can't change your employment history so just how can you get hired without being turned down for being "overqualified"?
How to Handle Finance Questions During Interview
Is my financial information important in my job search? Even if the position doesnít require cash handling or accounting, a poor credit score can hurt your chances of getting the job. Learn how to deal with those sticky financial questions during the interview process.
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