For those who are going to be job hunting this summer, this blog tackles the top five questions asked by law students on how to handle job applications after hireback.
As companies become more global, it can be difficult to schedule high level executives for face to face interviews in a timely manner and these video tools help solve that problem. The key to remember when asked to do a video interview is to not let the technology (or any technology-related issues you encounter) act as a barrier to making a connection with your interviewer.
Although these phone interviews may be shorter and seem more informal than the in-person interview, which is considered to be the main event, do not make the mistake of treating them as a warm-up.
There are many reasons why a hiring process can stretch out and if you are really interested in the position, you need to take what steps you can to stay in the hunt.
While non-verbal behaviour probably won’t be the factor that sets an interviewee apart in a positive way, these behaviours can certainly have the opposite effect.
Don’t let this interview format throw you off your game – the preparation is really the same as any other interview. Instead, relax, and view panel interviews as an opportunity rather than a hurdle.
The most repeated piece of advice during the session was to stay in touch with your network and leverage those connections as much as possible by letting them know what type of position you are looking for and where you have applied.
When preparing for an interview, you should reflect on these areas so you are prepared to integrate examples of when you have demonstrated strong emotional intelligence in a workplace environment throughout your interview.
It is a mistake to think that once you are through the interview, the process is now out of your hands and you should sit back and wait for a hiring decision to be made. As a wrap-up to this blog series, here are our tips for closing the deal.
Just like any healthy relationship, the recruiter-candidate relationship needs to be built on a foundation of trust, honesty and transparency. Ultimately your goal is to end up in a job you love and we can only help you achieve that goal if you are open and frank about your long-term objectives.