One of the most common questions asked during an interview or at a job fair is…
Can you tell me about yourself?
Other variations could include...
-Why should we hire you?
-Why do you want to work here?
-What is it about us that makes you want to work here?
Answer these 5 questions to help you plan what to say and impress employers!
1- What are the three strongest reasons I am a great fit for this job?
2- What are some positive things I can... see more
Fall In Love With Your Work Again
Everyone wants work that they are enthusiastic and engaged with, even passionate about. Remember that feeling that you had upon receiving an offer to that job that you really wanted. The excitement of the new position with all the possibilities for growth and accomplishment ahead of you. Perhaps the dream job with promises of professional rewards that would follow as you rise with the organization.
That was... see more
Your resume showcases all the things an employer is looking for and each has certain expectations that they would like you to fulfill. It’s important to show them in your resume how/why you are the perfect fit.
Check out these tips on how to make your resume stronger and desirable to employers!
1- Have the qualifications for the job
Increase your chances of being hired by tailoring your resume specifically to jobs that you are qualified for... see more
Attention those in the West Virginia area!
Stop by the Kanawha Valley Job Fair next Friday, March 22'nd from 11am-3pm!
More than 200 local employers will be represented!
Some of which are:
• The WVU Medical Center
• WesBanco Bank
• Kelly Services
• Goodwill of Kanawha Valley
• Jackson Kelly PLLC
• Manpower of Charleston
• Toyota Motor Manufacturing
• City of Charleston
• Charleston... see more
Check out these tips to make sure you are all set for the job fair on March 22n'd!
Remember, it's never too early or to prepare!
-Lay out your clothing the night before.
By planning ahead you don’t have to scramble trying to find something in the morning. Also, be sure it's clean and wrinkle-free. Check out some tips on what to wear here.
-Grab those resumes.
Pack at least 50 copies and place them in a folder, or notebook and then tuck them... see more
It's important to take a little time to properly prepared your elevator pitch. In case you’re wondering, an elevator pitch is a brief synopsis of who you are, what you’ve been up to career-wise, and where you are going.
This short persuasive speech also helps tell employers more about yourself and sparks their interest. An elevator pitch is also a FANTASTIC way to prepare yourself for the “tell me about yourself" moment.
To make it a bit... see more