There are a number of things you consider when evaluating whether or not a job is a good match for you. You need a salary that meets your expectations, responsibilities that get you excited, and a manager you think you’d mesh well with. But there’s another important factor that carries a lot of weight: company culture. The work environment will have a big impact on your experience and satisfaction in that role.
Author: Aja Frost
“If an applicant doesn’t have any questions for me, that’s a red flag,” explains Angela Smith, a recruiter. “I’m thinking that they either don’t care or can’t be bothered to do research about my company.” Almost as bad as not asking interview questions is asking one that could be answered by looking at the job description or company website. So what should you ask to impress the hiring manager and end the interview on a high note? We’re glad you asked.
Informational interviews are awesome! They present a great opportunity to connect with new people, learn something new and just generally broaden your career horizons. But let’s face it, valuable or not, informational interviews can still be pretty uncomfortable. The person you’re speaking with probably assumes that you’re looking for a job, even if that’s not the case.
Attend this webinar to learn how to make that conversation as comfortable and helpful as possible.
Author: Lindsay McGregor and Neel Doshi
You’ve spent months applying to jobs, and finally, you have an offer (or two). You’re ecstatic—as you should be!—but you can’t shake the recurring nightmare that, like too many of your friends, you’ll pick the job that sounds great but actually consists of answering emails until 2 AM every night.
It is often said that interviews are as much an opportunity for you to assess the company recruiting you as they are for the company to assess you. This career kit will teach you how to ace the various stages and forms of the interview process so you can land your dream job.
Phone and Skype interviews are unique. On one hand, you can have all your materials in front of you, but when you're on the call, managing your notes can be a challenge. Read this article for everything you need to know on how to properly prepare for your next remote interview.
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Ace your next interview by using InterviewStream to help you prepare. It allows you to practice and develop your skills in a no-pressure environment. InterviewStream guides you through an online mock interview process where you use a webcam to record yourself answering questions. You can rewatch your recordings to improve your body language, polish your responses, and get feedback. InterviewStream helps build your soft skills and confidence in interviewing.