Do recruiters look at resumes that are sent through traditional mail? On paper instead of email?
Interesting question! Some think if they go the extra mile by mailing in their resume, this would grab the employer's / recruiter's attention. Where this may have been the case back in the day before everyone…View all answers »
Hello, I am applying for a district manager position with a national grocery chain. Is it appropriate for me to do some sort of report and bring it with me to the interview? This is a second round group interview, and I want to do something to set myself apart, as well as prove I have done my homework. If I came with a situational analysis and my recommendations for how I would approach things, would this be seen as too much? I don't want to appear arrogant, I just really want this job and want to show them I am motivated. Given the position I am interviewing for, I am not exactly sure what this homework would be, but really want to prove to them I am the best person for the job.What are your thoughts?Thanks for your help!
Hello, and thank you for your question! Employers love to see enthusiastic candidates, but you are right in checking on what can be seen as ‘too much.’
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I don't have much on my resume, but I did a lot of extracurricular activities. How exactly do I talk about that in an interview? What should I emphasize when discussing my volunteer work. How can I show that I'm good with time management and working with at team? What exactly should I say?
You should focus on the tasks that you were given and the role that you played to execute those tasks. Did you take on more of a lead role or more of a support role. Explain what you did and the outcome of…View all answers »
A recent interviewer asked why I thought I had not been hired yet because I have been interviewing for the last 4 months since graduating college. How do I answer that question in a positive way?
Hi, The first step is to honestly evaluate why you have not been hired yet. Job searching after graduating in the fall semester is always more difficult as it does not align with the normal…View all answers »
If I've been fired from my last job-how do I handle this? What do I put on my application? Say yes or no to contacting my last employer? How should I handle this in an interview?
Hi, It is always tough no matter what situation led to you being let go. Honesty will help you land on your feet and more importantly learn and grow from this set back. …View all answers »
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