Recruiters associate the quality of your photo with your level of intent on finding on a job. “I’m looking for a professional and approachable photo,” says Elizabeth Becker, a recruitment manager for IT staffing firm PROTECH.
The Star Wars craze looks like it has ended, for passwords at least, but some of our old favorites including 123456 and qwerty remain at the top of the worst passwords of 2016 list. New list additions included “mynoob” and “google” and the lucky seven 7’s (7777777). It may be lucky in Vegas, but not quite so lucky if you want to keep hackers out of your account.
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A job interview should be viewed as a two-way street. As a candidate, you should be interviewing the company just as much as they are interviewing you. I’ve had friends, family and colleagues all end up in the wrong job because they didn’t ask the right questions before they started. Be the candidate posing original questions of the hiring manager instead of merely answering all the questions you’re asked. It may seem a bit intimidating, but this out-of-the-box strategy not only benefits the candidate, who can show that he or she has done their research and knows what they’re doing. It could very well impress a potential employer who will see initiative and promise. Avoid surprises and check out these interview questions so you’ll not only get a job offer, you’ll also know whether or not to accept.
We all have bad habits that we bring to the workplace. Here’s the ten most common habits that wreak havoc on your professional image in a big league way.
If there’s one thing most business professionals can agree on, it’s that long-distance interviews, aka interviews via video, are terrifying. With more and more jobs becoming location independent, the long-distance interview are here to stay. Here are some tips for nailing your next video interview and getting the job.