The interviewers spend time creating interview questions and determining what metrics to assess candidates on. However, it’s common for companies and hiring managers to put minimal effort into determining the questions they will ask candidates and how they will measure the responses.
The interview process can be overwhelming. It always helps to know there’s someone who’s got your back: your ARG recruiter. If you’re nervous about your upcoming interview, think of your Applied Resource Group recruiter as your interviewing coach–give him or her a call a day or two before your interview to help get your head in the game. Or, if you just need a little refresher on the interview process, here is our resource for some fail-safe plays around which you can build your interview strategy, step-by-step…
Use this thank you note template for either a handwritten or electronically sent note and feel free to add a little and customize, depending on the role and discussions you had during the interview. It’s also a good idea to create a specialized note for each person directly involved in your interview.
You submitted your resume and received a call back from your dream employer! Making a great first impression is critical in making it to the next stage of interviews, but can be especially challenging when it’s through phone or video. Let’s examine how you can make a great first impression over the phone or on video call.
As a former recruiter and professional resume reviewer, I’ve seen the gamut of how many different ways a resume can be written. The good, the bad, the wordy, the ambiguous, and the ineffective. With all the misinformation out there and with EVERYONE having an opinion on what makes a resume “POP”, it’s no wonder someone can be left scratching their head with their resume no better off then where they started.
During an interview you can assume you are being evaluated immediately on your appearance alone; this means those first 7 seconds in an interview are crucial. It’s just human nature.
Applied Resource Group is here to help you make the best first impression possible and that starts with your outfit.