You’re interviewing for what seems to be your dream job. The salary, location and company all seem like a great fit for you. The one thing that’s harder to gauge is whether or not your future manager is a good one or not. One of the biggest concerns for employees taking a new job according to our yearly surveys is the person they’ll be reporting to. A good manager can make your workplace enjoyable and even make you look forward to coming in each day. A bad manager, however, can make you dream of handing in your resignation. How can you tell if your future manager is going to be great or not? Here are some telltale signs of a great future manager.
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The point is that technology is critical in today’s business world and when you can’t make the hires you need when you need them, things can go spectacularly wrong. Although there’s no guarantee that great candidate will take your offer, here are some common hiring mistakes that can negatively affect your hiring success.
Sometimes it’s just an unthought of habit to jump to an apology for even the smallest thing in the workplace. Sometimes, we even jump to apology mode for things that don’t require one. The biggest? I’m sorry for taking up your time!
Whether you’ve held a direct leadership position or not, there are ways to demonstrate that you have strong leadership potential. Here are four ways to demonstrate your leadership potential in your next interview.
The age-old question: is investing in continued education, training and paying for certifications really worth it? Or are you simply better equipping your employees to leave you for a better offer?
A job interview should be viewed as a two sided 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 tips so you’ll not only get a job offer, you’ll also know whether or not to accept.
You Don’t Get Past the Phone Interview
Many employers are doing a pre-screening phone interview before inviting candidates in to do an in-person interview. If you repeatedly get passed over after a phone interview, here could be a few interview skills you need to work on:
We surveyed hiring managers across a variety of sectors for insight on some of their favorite interview questions to ask during technical interviews – and why they ask them.