When it comes to job interviews, whether over the phone or in person, there’s a lot to think about. What questions will they ask? What qualities are they looking for in a good candidate? What should I wear?!? Those are fair questions, but you should be prepared for something much earlier. Eventually, we’ll tackle a lot of these questions, but let’s start with the initial stages of the interview process, specifically how you answer the phone. Obviously, your initial interactions are very important in making a first impression, but they’re also an important part of laying the groundwork for a successful interview process. Recruiters are looking for reasons to say yes or no to a candidate. Believe me when I say the first 10 seconds count!
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So, after (likely) applying to many different job opportunities, you’re finally being contacted to schedule your first interview in the post-application process. Congratulations!
Pat yourself on the back, eat a cookie, and celebrate clearing this first hurdle in the job-hunting process. Finished? How was the cookie? Good to hear! Now, take a deep breath and get your head back in the game, because the real work is about to start.
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Welcome to job hunting. It’s difficult, confusing, exhausting, and overwhelming.
Well, it can be…unless you have an idea of what to do to make yourself the ideal candidate. At RL Canning, we view dozens of resumes and conduct numerous interviews everyday which has given us solid information on what to do, and more importantly, what not to do from the moment you type up your resume to the moment you scribble your signature on the acceptance letter. Here are four tips that can make a world of difference when a recruiter takes a look at your resume:
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