The Recruiting Blog of KG Workforce Solutions.
A phone interview can be difficult, but it’s easier with a little preparation and practice. For many positions, especially contract positions, hiring decisions are made after one phone interview. YES, after only one telephone interview!! This means you only have one shot to make a great first impression and you won’t be able to rely on your charming smile or sparkling eyes. You have to sell yourself over the telephone in one conversation.
Interviewing can be difficult, especially if you are not prepared to answer common interview questions. The good news is that it is easy to prepare for certain interview questions, though you are likely to get a few wild card questions in any interview!
So, you are excited that you finally got an interview with what you believe to be your dream company! But how do you really know that the company and the position are right for you? Understanding company culture is just as important as understanding the duties of a position if you are looking for a long-term employment match.
You’re in an interview and it’s going well. You’re qualified and you’ve impressed them so far. You’re thinking you have this in the bag—until the interviewer asks, “What’s your greatest weakness?” Your mind goes blank, an awkward silence sets in, and you feel yourself begin to sweat. What do you do?!