How do you respond to interview questions you don’t have an answer for? You’re already nervous. Your palms are sweaty. Your toes are tapping. Should you fake your answer? Admit you don’t know the answer? Stay Calm The most important thing to do is stay calm. Take a deep breath, and collect your thoughts. Remind […]
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Have you ever been asked, “What did you like least about your last job?“ in a job interview? This question can be tricky to answer, and can jeopardize your candidacy if you’re not careful in your response. Why do they ask this question? Potential employers will ask this question because they want to know what […]
Have you ever interviewed with a company, felt like you absolutely crushed it, only to never hear back from them again? You’re not alone, even though you may feel like you are when something like this happens. Before you can definitively say you’ve been ghosted, here are four steps you should to take that will […]
As the last step of any interview, it’s standard practice for an interviewer to ask if the interviewee has any questions. If you say “no”, you’ve just missed out on a huge opportunity to further reiterate why you are the perfect candidate for this position. You’ve also shown that you haven’t done your research or, […]
In this short video Blake Coen and David Coreen tell you the advantages of sending a thank you note after a job interview. With years of experience in the recruiting field as well as conducting interviews themselves, David and Blake know first hand how important it is to send a thank you note. DAVRON is […]
In this video David Coreen and Blake Coen give some tips on how to prepare for a successful interview and land the job of your dreams. Blake and David share some of their first-hand knowledge from their personal experiences recruiting and hiring. Learn what to do and what not to do before, during, and after your interview; being well prepared and rehearsed going into an interview can help set you up for success and land your dream job!
In this quick video, Blake Coen, Eric Maddox, and David Coreen talk through a possible scenario that could happen during a job interview. In this video, they show how a possible employer could react if you happen to bad mouth a previous employer. This shows why you should never badmouth a previous employer, as well as giving an example of an appropriate answer.
Sending a thank you note after interview is important for a variety of reasons. A well-crafted and timely thank you note after an interview can add a positive first impression. Not only will it leave a polished and professional impression, it can also help the hiring manager remember you amongst the sea of people they have also met.
A resumes purpose is to get your foot in the door. It needs to show why you are a fit for the position. When writing, your resume take into consideration who will be viewing your resume, how much time will they devote to reading your resume, and knowing this, how do you effectively display why you are the right fit for this position.
Recently, we had a candidate come in for an interview. Let’s call him Mr. Career.
Mr. Career had a box of cereal tucked under his arm. He said he saw on social media that we were participating in Feeding Tampa Bay’s Cereal for Summer food drive and wanted to contribute to the cause, creating an excellent first impression.