So a few days ago I posted about working at Food Lion and was trying to get some advise about how the hiring process was. Well, that same day I applied with a updated resume and in a couple days, I was called in for a interview :) Normally I am a nerve wreck when it comes to interviews but since I am so use to it now, every question that I was asked my answer was detailed, brief and very professional :) I also threw in a couple of jokes to make... see more
I recently asked six different recruiters and hiring managers to tell me what the biggest mistake applicants make during the interview process is. If they repeated a mistake given by the preceding recruiter/hiring manager, I asked them to give me a different mistake.
Here are the six mistakes that could end an interview, or lead an applicant to not get a second interview/job offer...
1) Being Unaware That it's an Interview, Not an Interrogation... see more
How can you become a good influence to everyone around you?
In most cases, doing the right thing is the least prideful thing. It doesn’t mean “be fake” or allow someone to disrespect you. It means do not use hurtful language. It means so what is asked of you and do not look for a shortcut. It means standing up for yourself and others, again without using hurtful language. Be the best you. Good luck.
I can't stress enough how crucial is it for a potential candidate to stand out in some positive or memorable way - preferably both. Not every method will work on everyone but here are a few things you can do before you apply any out of the box ideas.
Do your homework - Going to an interview fully prepared with the knowledge of the company's background will show any hiring manager that you are interested and willing to do the work that is... see more
Instead of complaining about what you don’t like about your job, start commending what you do like and see how quickly it improves.
It’s easy to find fault with any job. Whatever your occupation or profession, there are always some unpleasant and mundane tasks you would rather omit. It is also easy to allow the things you dislike to dominate your thoughts and for you to overlook the fact that the things you dislike about your work are really a... see more
I wanted to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving, but please stop and consider those who are homeless. Did you know that Los Angeles has become the #1 capital in the U.S. for homelessness now? Our nation is hurting and we must stop to think about others if we are to turn this nation around and giving to our fellow citizens in need is a major way to help. One place that is in need is the Union Rescue Mission downtown Los Angeles Skid Row area. They... see more
I just want to let everyone know that I am thinking of all of you. I am happy with my decision when I walked out on my job. Thing have been falling into place. Everything has been going great. I really love the job and the challenges it has given me. I look at things differently now. I am not afraid anymore. I am starting to get my life back and more. I just wanted to tell everyone thank you once again you will always be in my heart I will never... see more
In pursuit of your American dream one must first be in pursuit of his or her own happyness to see themselves through the pains of life to understand the journeys that lies ahead!
Today was my first day...Guess he was expecting me to not have a clue...First hour, kinda slow, introductions, showed me around then bam, busy. He asked if I wanted to come in tomorrow...Can't wait.
Good Afternoon Community,
Now that the holiday is behind us it is time to get back to work on sharpening your mindset to finding the job you see yourself preferring to do. This weekend is a great time to sharpen your skills and resumes. Are you utilizing the resumes tools jobcase offers? Did you research the company? This are just a couple of ways to land that job. Jobcase offers plenty of ways to land the position you are seeking. Why not... see more