26 06, 2013

The Definition of an Interview

June 26, 2013|answering interview questions, inappropriate questions, interview questions, interview stories, interviewing, job search advice, job seeker, looking for a job, meeting time, meeting with a recruiter, networking, potential employer, practical tips|

in-ter-view (n): A formal meeting in person, especially one arranged for the assessment of the qualifications of an applicant. mon-o-logue (n):  The Greek root word monologos translates to “speaking alone,” and that is a monologue: one person doing all the talking. Some people talk forever in a constant monologue, never letting you speak. If two people talk [...]

13 12, 2010

Interview as a Networking Opportunity for Jobseekers

December 13, 2010|interview questions, looking for a job, Montreal, networking|

We are always baffled when candidates refuse an interview for a job opportunity in their field. It clearly demonstrates one’s shortsightedness and lack of understanding of the power of networking. Unless the job description is completely unrelated to what you do or the client’s industry is in direct conflict with your personal values (e.g.: meat [...]