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General > Job Interviews

Reference not called...but positive words from HR.

Sounds like you're in the running but they are seeing if there is anyone else that's even better, potentially waiting to run through their references first and see if they go well ...

12 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Why am i not getting hired on

Gagil, Bluetea...and the others that have been posting in here for 2-3 years. I learned something after my LOOOONG unemployment streak and countless failed interviews; I was ...

12 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Has anyone here ever used proveit.com

[QUOTE who="Bluetea in Texas"]At my last job, people who said they were "Good with Excel" were given a test prior to being hired 80% of everyone who took it ...

16 months ago
General > Job Interviews

They cancelled my interview the night before because position has been filled?!?

I had a phone message from a company asking me to call them back to schedule and interview. So I called, no answer so I left a message.

Nothing.

Called again, no ...

16 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Has anyone here ever used proveit.com

I had a co-op job 10 years ago out of high school, during the interview the guy asked how I was with Excel, I said I could do it but wasn't an expert. I figured this was a ...

16 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Things interviewers say that let's you know you won't get an offer

The business card thing doesn't mean anything, I've been given those countless times after an interview and not been successfully hired.

17 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Job interviews when you dont even want the job or your gut tells you not to bother

Not yellow pink and green, 1 color to add some spice :)

Google professional resume and you'll see what I mean, its more to do with the style its built with than color anyway ...

19 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Job interviews when you dont even want the job or your gut tells you not to bother

AGAIN almost forgot, obviously SEND THEM AS 1 DOCUMENT, not a pair. Nobody has time to open 2 separate files when they are getting bombarded with emails and resumes.

19 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Job interviews when you dont even want the job or your gut tells you not to bother

Oh almost forgot...SEND PDF's whenever you can. High end Word resumes can get messed up when being sent, grammar lines etc. PDF's are still fairly rare as appose to Word docs and ...

19 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Job interviews when you dont even want the job or your gut tells you not to bother

Cover that gap up, say you have been doing your own thing, blogging, writing, helping...anything. Get rid of it, its the first thing a resume writer will make you do if you were ...

19 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Job interviews when you dont even want the job or your gut tells you not to bother

I sent out a lot, but we all have. I like to think that I maybe have a 38% call back rate? And from those call backs 90% turn into interviews. I say 90% because even when I ...

19 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Car Dealership Third Interview..?

Joe - Car sales isn't a bad gig as a short term stay (I've done it). Sales experience is never a bad thing to have and you'll be getting the best of it selling cars. BMW wont ...

19 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Job interviews when you dont even want the job or your gut tells you not to bother

After all of it I've just learned to not even apply to them. I actually was called back yesterday by one I had applied to last week (another glossy eyed online app). He called a ...

19 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Car Dealership Third Interview..?

Service advisor at a car dealer is a highly stressful job. You are the one that gets to break the news to them that their 2010 Audi S6 is out of warranty by a few miles and they ...

19 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Job interviews when you dont even want the job or your gut tells you not to bother

Anyone else have this "problem"?

It comes from applying to jobs online, some out of desperation that are below your normal career level. Some are just not in the ...

19 months ago