Gilbert Gazette

21
Feb

6 Ways To Show Your Interviewer That You Really Want The Job

{Click here to read the original article on LinkedIn.}

Do you have an interview coming up for a job that you really want? Are you eager to make it clear to the interviewer that you’re not keen just to get any job, but that you want this job? Are you wondering how best to get this across in the interview, without coming across as desperate?

You’re absolutely right to plan this in advance because it really is critical to your success. Read more

14
Feb

5 Ways to Impress Your Job Interviewer In the First 90 Seconds

{Click here to read the original article on Mental Floss.}

You finally snagged an interview for your dream job, so obviously you’ve studied the company, and you can talk for days about why you’d be a perfect fit. But it turns out that 33 percent of bosses will determine whether they’re going to hire you within the first 90 seconds of meeting you, according to a survey by Come Recommended, a content marketing and digital PR consultancy for job search and HR technologies. Want to ace the interview? Here are the five top tips from the pros. Read more

7
Feb

Do You Have to Include All Jobs on a Job Application?

{Click here to read the original article on The Balance.}

Do you need to include every job you ever had on a job application? What if there’s not enough room to list them all? How about when some of the jobs you have held aren’t relevant to the positions that you are applying for now?

When job applications are online, there may be space to list an unlimited number of past positions. On other applications, you may only be able to list a certain number of jobs. How many positions should you list? And, what’s more important: quality or quantity? Read more

31
Jan

Is Job-Hopping A Career Killer? Ask Any Successful Millennial.

{This article originally appeared on Experteer.com.}

If you’re paying attention to the epochal shift were sitting through right now, you’ll know that the so-called taboo on job hopping is exactly that: imaginary. At least, it is to anyone under 40 right now. Read more

24
Jan

5 Super Sneaky Illegal Interview Questions and How to Answer

{Click here to read the original article on Experteer Magazine.}

They say that you have to write 100 resumes just to get one interview. So what happens when you finally land one? With any luck, you’ll be blowing them out of the water. After all, it’s been going great. You’re building rapport, crafting a strong narrative for your years of experience and the hiring manager’s head seems to be nodding in tune with your responses. You’ve been thrown a couple of softballs to get warmed up and a couple of tricks ones to show how you think on your feet.

And then, all of a sudden, you get thrown a pitch from left field: that’s a nice engagement ring, comments your interviewer. Are you getting married this year? If alarm bells aren’t sounding in your mind already, they should be – this was a classic example of a no-so-innocent, seemingly-benign, and entirely illegal interview question. Read more

17
Jan

29 Tough Job Interview Questions and Answers

{Click here to read the original article on The Balance.}

How to Answer Some of the Toughest Questions to Get the Job

There are the basic interview questions that almost every hiring manager asks. There are also interview questions that are more of a challenge to answer. These tougher questions give the interviewer a deeper sense of who you are and whether you’re a good fit for the company.

Some are trick questions and others are designed to put you on the spot to see how you react. There are also those that don’t have a right or wrong answer.

With those, how you respond is as important as what you say when you answer. Read more

3
Jan

Jobseekers: Do This Before LinkedIn’s Next Update

{Click here to read the original article on The Essay Expert.}

In September 2016, LinkedIn announced a redesign of its desktop (non-app) user interface. The announcement noted, “This is the largest redesign since LinkedIn’s inception.” The design update is expected to bring the desktop experience closer to what users of the LinkedIn mobile app are used to seeing.

More important than how LinkedIn will look once the redesign is rolled out is what features will – or won’t – still be included.

In the past, when LinkedIn has refreshed its user interface, it has removed features. In anticipation that this may happen with the forthcoming redesign, you should consider backing up your LinkedIn profile right now, so you don’t lose any data. This exercise will take you 5-10 minutes at most. Read more

20
Dec

8 Ways Job Seekers Can Leverage Social Media During the Holidays

{Click here to read the original article on Career Enlightenment.}

The holidays are a busy time for most, but that doesn’t mean you should put online networking on the back burner – particularly if you’d like to start the New Year out with a new job. Read more

13
Dec

5 Ways To Keep Your Job Search Going Between Christmas And New Years

{Click here to read the original article on Time.com.}

Don’t assume that nothing happens!

If you have been hustling at year-end to try and land a new job but haven’t closed on anything yet, don’t assume that nothing will happen these last few days of the year. Yes, it is quieter, but use the down time to your advantage. More importantly, not everyone is taking time off, so you can catch people when they’re not as busy. Read more

6
Dec

3 Easy Hacks to Get Healthier at Work

{Click here to read the original article on Real Simple.}

If you’re chained to a desk all day, you’re likely to feel the effects on body and mood. A few workspace tweaks can help.

The average employed American adult spends well over a third of the day working – and more often than not, those eight-hours-plus aren’t healthy ones, loaded with sedentary behavior, sugary office snacks and bleak cubicle walls. The good news? A few simple tricks can improve your on-the-clock well-being. Read more

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