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Use These 3 Interview Essentials & Land That Dream Leadership Job!

In A-Level Talent, Interview Questions, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Leadership by Barbara Ashton

Moving Your Interview Status Up From Simply Qualified to A-list  Your goal in an interview is to promote your best self, ensuring that you are seen as the strongest candidate in terms of values, culture, competency and motive. When you are interviewing with a search firm, the very least you want to be achieving is to get on the “someone we will be looking at for other …

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Hiring for Attitude -Training for High Performance!

In Employers, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Improving Productivity, Interview Questions, Interview Tips, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Recruiters by Barbara Ashton

People who don’t fly right, ie., fit your culture and values, fail to adapt, don’t (or won’t) learn, and therefore can’t form the kind of positive relationships that build morale, productivity and culture. If these people exist on your team, the essentials of hiring for attitude may have been grossly overlooked in your hiring process. You’re not alone. Close to 90% of new hires fail …

How to Answer Interview Questions and Land the Job Offer You Deserve

In Interview Questions, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter by Barbara Ashton

Top 3 Reasons Job Seekers Fail at Interview Questions Reason #1 You can’t articulate yourself and communicate exactly why you’re the perfect fit for the job. This is a very important point. If you show up for a job interview without any idea about what the company does, you’ll easily end up on the interviewer’s black list. What’s the solution to this problem? Make …

It’s Hiring New Grads Season… You Want Me to do What?

In Hiring GenY's, HIring Good People, Hiring New Grads, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter by Barbara Ashton

Many of you may well be wondering what it is that employers are really looking for when hiring new grads. While some jobs are better than others and, donning your favorite pair of rose-tinted glasses, many of you will be merrily going into your first internship or practicum. Aside from that enormous student loan, things are looking great. Reality Check 62% …

It’s Your final Interview… Now What?

In Headhunters, Hiring, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

You’ve made it through your first and second, maybe even third interview. Human resources has given the hiring manager a thumbs up. Now it’s your final interview and you’re in the home stretch. What you KNOW: There are people in the organization who really like you. They’ve gone to bat for you because they feel strongly that there is a good fit for …

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Interviewing Warm-ups – 3 Winning Ways to Hit a Home Run on Your First Interview

In Interview Questions, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter by Barbara Ashton

You only have one chance to make the right first impression. Nowhere is this more important than when presenting yourself for your first interview. Following are some easy to follow insider tips on hitting it out of the ballpark. #1 Know Thyself, at Least in Relation to the Job Your Applying for. Start by identifying the top 3 skills you think …

Video: The #1 Interview Question to Ask Any Serious Candidates

In Employers, General, Headhunters, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Interview Questions, Interview Tips by Barbara Ashton

As a business owner or hiring manager, the time you invest in an interview is important. Learn how to identify early on in the interview process whether or not your candidate is motivated and well-suited to becoming a part of your team. Wasting time with a wrong fit candidate is the bane of just about every business owner and hiring manager I know. …

How to Ace Your Next Online Interview – A Quick Reference Guide

In General, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Online Interviewing, Online Recruiting by Barbara Ashton

With the rapid growth of video conferencing tools, the popularity of online interviews among recruiters and hiring managers is booming. Whether you’re new to Skype (or whatever tool you use) or a seasoned pro, this quick reference guide will ensure that your interview goes off as planned and puts you ahead of others. Phone interviews are a great way to …