Many recruiters won’t set up a face-to-face until after a phone interview. What should I focus on in a phone interview? What are they looking for?
A phone interview is essentially your opportunity to make your first impression and for recruiters to weed out any candidates that may not be a fit for the position. It is hard to fully gauge someone's qualifications…View all answers »
What does it mean when recruiters talk about being a “good fit?”
This typically stems from the culture of the organization; do you have the same values as the company; does their mission statement align with your goals; etc. This also takes into consideration…
If I got my interview through a family connection or though someone working at the company already, should I tell this to the interviewer or could that hurt my chances of getting hired?
I think it is always best to shy away from mentioning this in an interview without being prompted. Typically interviewers will ask how you heard about the organization or the position, and at that…
Do you have guidance for business owners who closed their business and are re-entering the workforce as employees?
Hello, This is a great question. We experiece this quite often in HVAC. As a business owner going into a larger workforce, ensure you're ready to be able to take direction and not always…View all answers »
What is a normal amount of summer work experience or internships to have coming out of college?
Hello! It’s difficult to say what a “normal” amount of summer experience looks like since companies have different requirements for entry level full time positions. A company will typically…View all answers »
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