Posts Tagged ‘Interview’

Observe Communication Style When Interviewing

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Here are a few things to keep an out for when interviewing for a position:

  • How were the interview and follow-up meetings arranged?
  • Were they set-up by email, phone, or snail mail?
  • Does the company prefer one-on-one or group interview formats?
  • Did the hiring manager give you any technical tests or assessments as part of the interview process?

By observing the different ways companies interview and gather information, job seekers can begin to uncover how information is managed and validated by members of the organization. (more…)

Interviewing Strategy – Clues to Uncover Corporate Culture

Monday, April 13th, 2009
Interviewing Strategy - Clues to Uncover Corporate Culture

Watch out for these tech cities.

We often remind our users that when they are interviewing for an open position, they are interviewing the employer as much as the employer is interviewing them. By paying attention to the subtle clues in the office environment, job seekers can gain a better perspective on the culture of the company or division. This way candidates can make more informed decisions regarding fit. Here are a few tips to help you size up the work environment of the company you are interviewing with.

If possible, schedule your interview early in the morning, late in the day, or during lunchtime. (more…)

The Four Most Important Interview Questions

Friday, April 10th, 2009

Pay close attention to the four most important questions employers want answers to when they’re interviewing you: (more…)

Send a Value-Added Response After the Interview

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Send a Value-Added Response After the Interview

Send a Value-Added Response After the Interview

Send a Thank You Note After the Interview

Within 48 hours after an interview, follow up with a value-added response.  Do not write a thank-you letter or an email that just restates your qualifications. Instead, provide something unique that dramatically sets you apart from others.  Here’s how:  focus on a topic discussed in your interview, and then provide your prospective boss with additional information on that topic.

Here are a few examples that illustrate what I mean: (more…)

First Impressions Are Important

Monday, March 30th, 2009
First Impressions Are Important

First impressions are important- in person, or online.

When it comes to the job interview, here’s recent proof that proves the point that first impressions are important:

A new survey suggests hiring managers often know whether they might hire someone soon after the opening handshake and small talk. Executives were asked,

“How long does it typically take you to form either a positive or negative opinion of a job candidate during an initial interview?”

The mean response was 10 minutes. Those polled said it takes them just 10 minutes to form an opinion of job seekers, despite meeting with staff-level applicants for 55 minutes and management-level candidates for 86 minutes on average.

This came from a survey developed by Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the largest specialized financial recruitment service, and published April 12, 2007. It included responses from 150 senior executives with Fortune 1,000 companies.

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Welcome to MyOnlineCareerSpace.com

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Welcome to MyOnlineCareerSpace.com!!!

Today, employers and recruiters are increasingly going online to do additional research on potential job candidates. What are they going to find when they Google your name?

Get started using MyOnlineCareerSpace and define yourself above the rest to that prospective employer.

Find the best employment for yourself using the newest job search website MyOnlineCareerSpace.

MOCS is the future for the job seeker.

We are a consistently attempting to improve ourselves, the site, and the job seeking experience. If you have ideas, email us at info@MyOnlineCareerSpace.com

Cheers!

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