You’d like to believe that when you’re meeting with a hiring manager, they’re prepared, well-trained in the art of interviewing and spent an inordinate amount of time researching your résumé and constructing pertinent questions. I’m sorry to be the one to disappoint you, but this doesn't happen too often—or at all.
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To interview is to share your life story in relevant bite-sized pieces. Eli Bohemond tries to ease your concerns by highlighting a few common misconceptions around interviewing.
How do you strategically and effectively prepare for an interview in 2021? With more and more interviews moving to phone and video in 2021, you need to be ready to make a powerful (virtual) first impression.
Your résumé needs to get through the applicant tracking system and then get selected by the recruiter or HR person doing the initial screening. When your résumé finally makes into someone’s hands, it typically gets just a 15 second glance according Human Resources and hiring managers. 15 Seconds! You have got to garner their interest fast or you are sunk.
It can be hard to know how to make your resume stand out. Start by accepting that it’s going to take some time and effort. Don’t try to sit down and knock it out in an hour – you’re carefully crafting a marketing document.
The days of sending a generic CV are out. You need to be able to stand out and make the connection that lands an interview.
It's no secret that job interviews can be daunting. The process can often make you feel on display, but interviews can be difficult for everyone – even for the interviewer themselves. The key thing to remember? Interviewers want to meet the real you. So even though you might feel pressure to perform, try to be yourself as much as possible – and try to demonstrate why you’d be a genuinely great fit for the company. Below are some more tips that will help you highlight your unique personality and get the interview off to a great start: