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Once you start searching for contract consulting positions or other kinds of jobs, you’ll have to complete interviews. That meeting with the hiring manager is a critical part of the process, giving you and them a chance to get to know one another. In most cases, professionals strive to plan ahead for their interviews. However, […]

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During a job interview, it’s normal to be a bit nervous. In many cases, candidates work hard to make sure they are saying the right things. The issue is, if they aren’t also aware of their body language, they may not be conveying the ideal message. Your body positioning, gestures, and movements play a big […]

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Most job seekers understand that eye contact is crucial during an interview. It helps you connect with the hiring manager and makes you seem more confident, both of which are important if you want to secure an offer. The issue is, figuring out how to make eye contact without it getting awkward isn’t always easy. […]

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Virtual interview on a laptop

If you want to shine during your virtual interview, you need to have the right technology at your disposal. Additionally, it’s wise to familiarize yourself with the applications and equipment, ensuring you can use them competently and avoid technical issues that could negatively reflect on you.   Luckily, most of the technologies used for virtual interviews […]

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When you attend an interview, making a great first impression has to be a priority. However, for many professionals, virtual interviews are a new experience. As a result, they may not know precisely how to approach the situation to ensure their success.   Thankfully, many of the steps you take to prepare for a traditional interview help. By […]

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When an interview comes to an end, that doesn’t mean a job seeker’s work is done. By taking the right steps after the meeting at the proper times, candidates can increase their chances of landing an offer.   If you want to make sure you are on the right path, here are the steps you should […]

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One of the most daunting questions professionals face during an interview is, “What is your greatest weakness?” Often, it feels a bit like a trap, as admitting to one’s shortcomings could cause them to miss out on the job.   However, if you answer it properly, your response to “What is your greatest weakness?” can put […]

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Phone interviews are an increasingly common part of the hiring process. The approach is contactless, which companies view as beneficial in the current climate. Additionally, when it comes to first-round cuts, it can be a great way to separate the standout candidates from the mediocre ones, ensuring that only the best are invited to participate in a […]

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting stay-at-home orders, many companies had to adjust their hiring processes. Virtual interviews became the go-to alternative for face-to-face meetings, allowing the process to move forward while respecting social distancing and other requirements.   Many professionals aren’t overly familiar with the video interview approach. As a result, they may […]