It is common knowledge that if you can't interview well, you will lose many job opportunities. The interview is where the tires meet the pavement, figuratively speaking, so you need to make sure that you are prepared. The majority of advice regarding interviewing focuses on behavioral tips, but you also need to pay special attention ...more about 12 Job Interview Tips for Success
Below we assembled a brief overview of the interview types used by many employers, and a few characteristics and recommendations on how to handle them. We also have a series of articles regarding interview preparation, so be sure to check other articles from our career specialists. One‐On‐One Interview If there is just one interviewer, it ...more about 7 Interview Types
One of he best decisions you can make while in school, besides learning, is to find a job. Although, your options are limited in regards to your time availability, there is always opportunities that might benefit you in the long run. You probably will not land your "dream job" while in college, but the experience ...more about 9 Tips for Finding a Student Job
Resumes have distinct sections that provide the potential employer easy access to the types of information that they need. The names of the sections can be changed in whatever way makes the most sense for your experience – this is a good reason not to use a template! If a section only has one item ...more about Anatomy of a Winning Resume
Your resume is one of your most important job/internship search tools. It is an announcement of why you are valuable and should be chosen for an interview. The resume should provide a snapshot. It should not include lengthy descriptions and elaborate details. There is no "right" or “wrong” way to write a resume; however, most ...more about Dos and Don’ts of Writing a Great Resume
Job seekers often don’t give enough attention to their cover letters. This is a way for employers to weed people out, so you should make sure this document is well‐written and not generic. The purpose of a cover letter is to convince an employer to call you for an interview. It should not simply repeat ...more about Dos and Don’ts: Rules for Cover Letters
Body Language Act naturally, and be pleasant, friendly, and businesslike in words and manners. Maintain eye contact without staring, lean slightly forward, and smile frequently. Show that you’re engaged in the conversation. Don’t fidget with your clothes, hair, or jewelry. Take Notes Taking notes shows you’re alert and helps you prepare questions that you will ...more about How to ace an interview – a Quick Guide
To ensure a successful interview, preparation is the most important thing you can do. You need to research both the potential employer, and practice your interviewing skills. Researching the Company When you interview for a position, it is because the company has a need. They either have problems that need to be solved, work that ...more about How to Research and Practice for Your Interview
Your Qualifications section is the one of the most important sections on your resume. This is likely one of the first section that the employer reads, so it should quickly summarize your strongest and most relevant qualifications. Other names for this section are: Summary of Qualifications, Summary, Profile, Professional Highlights, and Highlights. Qualification Summary Tips: ...more about How to write a winning Qualification Summary
When it comes to hiring, many hospitals are looking for much more than just technical skill. Your competence as a nurse will likely be rated based on: 50% Technical Skill 50% Behavior & Character Technical Skills Degree: Employers will first check to see that you graduated from a reputable nursing school and have some clinical ...more about Nursing Resumes Tips & Interviewing Skills
Resume formatting is one thing that many people do not pay enough attention to. Employers often spend seconds on reviewing resume, so you have to make sure that those seconds are used to review your skills and qualifications, rather than your intricate resume formatting. Although, unique resume presentation have their place in many industries, in ...more about Resume Formatting The Right Way
Many employers say they don’t like Objectives, and they don’t even bother reading them because more often than not, they don’t include any interesting or helpful information. Objectives have traditionally contained information about what the candidate wants (a job, room for advancement, a chance to use a new college degree, etc). But what the employer ...more about Should you use an objective in your resume?
One of the more common tips that many people omit is asking questions at the end of the interview. You should ALWAYS ask questions in an interview. The interview should be a dialogue between the two parties. Towards the end of an interview, you will usually be asked if you have any more questions. This ...more about What type of questions should you ask an employer in an interview?