Since I have been recruiting for some time now there are a couple tips and tricks that I have picked up along the way. Tips for candidates on how to tighten up their interview process to help land their dream job, and suggestions for hiring managers on how to improve their interviewing process for today’s market. Since I am talking to people all day everyday, I have heard a lot from both sides and wanted to share some of this insight with you to help you either land the job or hire great people.
Today’s focus is a topic I have been hearing about a lot lately from hiring managers, and have had to remind candidates of…
A little Thank You goes a long way.
What’s one of the first lessons we are taught when we are kids growing up? I can hear myself repeating it to my parents now in a sing song voice now, “Always say please and thank you”, and god forbid you forget it! Even if I was slightly delayed in saying please or thank you my parents would give me the immediate reminder, “Now what do you say?”, “Thannnnk Yooouu”. Continue reading “A little Thank You goes a long way”
Today I wanted to write a little about what I do for a living. As some of you may know, I am a blogger by morning, a recruiter by day, and barre instructor by night. Every day from 9-5 I am on the phone, almost all day long, talking to people about their next career opportunity. I am interviewing them for positions I am working to fill, and helping them prep for interviews that they are going on.
I am interviewing hiring managers to make sure I understand what they are looking for in a candidate for their open position. I am interviewing candidates to see if they could be a good fit for the jobs, at the same time my candidates and clients are interviewing each other.
Lots of interviewing going on here!!
Since I have been completely surrounded by interviews and interview prep for the past 4 years, I have learned a lot from it.
On top of that, prior to my recruiting career, I even helped young women prep for their personal interview for the Miss Connecticut pageant. Through it all, I have picked up on some essential interviewing skills that I would love to share with you to help with your next interview!
Continue reading “Interview like a pro!”