Posts Tagged: Interview Tips

Behavioral Interview Questions

Often, Career Options’ candidates ask about behavioral interview questions and whatis the purpose compared to traditional questions.   Behavioral questions go outside the traditional questions that have been asked. In the past, many employers would ask about duties, goals and accomplishments.  A lot of these were asking to relate factual information and job history.  However,… Read More »

5 Best Ways to Stand Out in an Interview

If you want to land a new job, then standing out in a positive way during the interview process is a must. But many job seekers aren’t sure exactly what they need to do to make an ideal impression on the hiring manager. With that in mind, here are five of the best ways to… Read More »

Responding to Behavioral Interview Questions

Most hiring managers rely on behavioral interview questions to help them screen applicants. They give the interviewer insights into your personality, which can be important for determining cultural fit. Often, these inquiries focus on more than your skills and general work experience. Instead, they aim to dig deeper, providing valuable context regarding the reasoning behind… Read More »

Suggestions for Starting your New Job

We often talk about ideas for resume writing, interview tips, or negotiating a new position.  However, I read a very good article today by Mike Profita which offers 20 tips for when you start a new job.  These are practical and straight forward and most can be used for a variety of jobs, whether you are in shipping/receiving,… Read More »

Leaving a WOW Impression When You Interview

After being part of the staffing industry for 20 years, I have interviewed many candidates.  Because our firm fills positions in office, professional, skilled and industrial areas, I have met a variety of different people.  Each week, it is a great feeling when a “wow” candidate comes through the door and has a very good… Read More »