Use These Two Personality Tests to Enhance Your Interview Skills

July 21, 2017 Nicole Slaughter-Graham Interviewing

Personality tests are designed as a fun, informative way to learn about yourself and your strengths. The information provided—introvert or extrovert, inquisitive or concrete thinker—provide insight into how you fit into society, into your social circles, and into the workplace. You can also use this information to build your interview skills and maximize your interview […]


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Body Language to Avoid During a Job Interview

July 14, 2017 Nicole Slaughter-Graham Interviewing

You’ve carefully crafted a cover letter, ensured your résumé reflected the skills and expertise you have that directly related to the job, and now you have a job interview. You already have a professional outfit ready and you’ve researched your potential employer. Now, its time to focus on body language. Believe it or not, how […]


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The Anatomy of a Stellar LinkedIn Profile

July 7, 2017 Nicole Slaughter-Graham Interviewing

  Let’s face it: standing out against the competition in today’s saturated, digitized market is no easy task. You could have all the credentials and experience necessary to qualify you for a position, but if you don’t market those skills accordingly, your resume could end up in the “pass” pile. Social media, which many employers […]


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No Lie! Effective Storytelling during an Interview Can Land You the Job.

July 5, 2017 Steven Watson, PhD, CPRW Interviewing

  There are hundreds of books and other resources online and on the shelf that provide sound advice to people on preparing for job interviews. However, there is one job interview technique that is often downplayed or not even mentioned—the art of storytelling to highlight important points. Storytelling as an Effective Job Interviewing Tool So what […]


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5 Questions Candidates Need to Ask during a Job Interview

June 13, 2017 Steven Watson, PhD, CPRW Interviewing

A lot of attention is paid to the importance of being prepared for the questions asked of you during a job interview. And for good reason because the way you respond to these questions can make a huge difference in your ability to land the job. An aspect of the job interview that is not […]


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The Skype Interview: Treat this 21st Century Interview Technique with a Little Old School Savvy

May 19, 2017 Nicole Slaughter-Graham Interviewing

  The digital world is changing everything from how we communicate to how we consume news, and it is even changing how we interview. The job world is becoming more and more comfortable with adopting virtual tools to vet candidates, conduct interviews, have meetings, and share information. The digital age can make communication a little […]


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The In-Person Business Interview: Boost Confidence with These Simple Steps

April 14, 2017 Nicole Slaughter-Graham Interviewing

  Of all interview types, the in-person interview might be the most nerve-wracking. As a culture, so much of our correspondence is done through email, texting, and video, and face-to-face communication has become more difficult. Add the already stressful element of interviewing for a potential job, and one’s sense of confidence can hit a low […]


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Follow these 5 Tips to Nail the Phone Job Interview

March 2, 2017 Steven Watson, PhD, CPRW Interviewing

So you have attracted a prospective employer’s attention and gotten an invitation to interview for a job. That’s great, but you discover that the interview will be conducted by phone. Is it time to panic or prepare? Phone interviews are conducted widely by employers for two main reasons—to reduce a large number of candidates to […]


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