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Being rejected for a second interview can be tough but it’s even harder if you don’t know why you were rejected. If an employer doesn’t give you feedback then you may be left wondering why you didn’t make it to a second job interview. Here are some possible reasons why you may have been unsuccessful and some tips for your next interview:
Demonstrating to an employer during a job interview that you are motivated is essential. Showing motivation can really help to improve your chances of being offered the job. Motivation is infectious, so during an interview if you are motivated, an employer will be too. Motivation also shows that you want the job and that you are interested in the company. So how can you show motivation in a job interview?
Halloween is upon us. But if you are planning on trick or treating all night and have job interviews coming up, then you could end up turning up to the interview looking like a zombie! If you are celebrating Halloween but want to stay fresh faced for an interview here are some tips.
Creating a career portfolio can improve your job chances for a number of reasons. A career portfolio can demonstrate to an employer your previous work, can show any projects you have completed and it can outline the results you achieved in your previous positions.
If an employer is trying to visualise what impact you can have within their company then a portfolio of your work can help. But if you have taken your portfolio to a number of interviews and found that the employer simply flicks through it, then your portfolio may not be as interesting as it should be. Here are some ideas why your portfolio might not be getting the attention it deserves and some ideas on how to improve it.
When you are looking for a job it is vital you keep your job search up to date. Even if you send out multiple resumes and are awaiting feedback from employers, you should still keep searching and applying for jobs to keep your job search moving. Here are some tips to help you keep your job search current:
Skype job interviews are becoming more common. Various companies use Skype to complete the first stage of a job interview before inviting a candidate to a face-to-face meeting. But with only a camera to look at and a limited view of the interviewer’s body language – how do you know you are impressing them? Here are three ways to impress during a Skype job interview.
Whether you have been working in your job for years or are just embarking on a new career, work can sometimes be stressful. Whether it’s training at work to learn new processes, dealing with customers or organising meetings – stress can sometimes creep into your working day. A recent survey suggests that 40% of workers in the US feel their job is extremely stressful and 25% of people surveyed believe that work is the number one source of stress in their life. Check out these tips to help you avoid stress at work.
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