Why Job Interviews are Useless

The New York Times recently published an article on the uselessness of job interviews. As stated in the article, researchers have known for many decades that interviews aren’t an accurate assessment of one’s abilities.   One reason interviews aren’t useful is that traits noticed during an interview can overshadow more important, objective factors. The New Read More …

How to Dress for Success in the Sizzling Days of Summer

by Vicky Oliver This summer, as college grads peddle their freshly earned degrees into prime positions in the skilled workforce, they may come up against unwritten rules of decorum when it comes to workplace fashion. In the professional world, appearance matters. With their impressive resumes in hand, college grads hoping to enter the job market Read More …

How to Answer Dumb Interview Questions

Job interviews can be intimidating even for the most experienced candidate. To make matters worse, many interviewers don’t know the right questions to ask so they include dumb questions that offer no insight into a candidate’s potential success in the position. When asking stupid interview questions, hiring managers can expect generic answers or lies from Read More …

Job Interview Success for Introverts

A job interview makes almost everyone nervous. Your performance can change the direction of your career. But for introverts, interviews can be especially challenging. Introverts aren’t as expressive or talkative as extroverts, leading interviewers to think they aren’t really interested in the position. Luckily, you can use some common introvert traits to your advantage and Read More …

Internship Interviews: What to Expect

on line pharmacy Interviewing for an internship will likely be your first professional interview experience. It may be intimidating to go into the interview not knowing what to expect. Internship interviews are similar to a standard job interview, except that the focus may be more on your academic achievements since you aren’t expected to have Read More …

How to Overcome a Terrible Job Interview Experience

Victor1558 via Compfight You’re sitting there listening to your interviewer. Then, it happens. She asks you a question and your mind goes blank. What do you say? What do you do? How do you recover? Everyone’s been there. Not everyone recovers. Here’s how to overcome some of the worst job interview blunders you can make. Read More …

How to Request Interview Feedback

thinkpanama via Compfight Job interviews are unnerving for a variety of reasons. It’s no secret that you’re being judged on appearance, facial expressions, elocution, values and thought processes. Even more worrisome is the secrecy behind the decision making, with rejected candidates forever wondering about their downfall. However, you don’t have to wallow in your misery Read More …

Dressing for an Interview

What we wear says a lot about us, whether we like it or not. And never are our clothing choices more important than at a job interview. Conscious and subconscious judgements are quickly made based on appearances, so it’s important to know what will make the best first impression. Proper interview attire may seem obvious Read More …

Small Business Trends Featuring the Intersect Fund

Small businesses provide the bulk of job opportunities in today’s job market. Therefore, many job-seekers will end up working for small businesses or as entrepreneurs. We spoke with Joe Shure from The Intersect Fund, a non-profit that serves entrepreneurs, to gain some insight into small business trends and advice for those wishing to pursue entrepreneurship. Read More …