interview

How to Answer the Big “Tell Me About Yourself” Question

Posted on March 4, 2021 by

We have all heard this question. It makes your heart skip a beat because you had everything planned out with your response…but what if you spill a little too much? If you struggle with what topics to juggle when this question comes, we are here to help! Here are the do’s and don’ts of how to answer. The Do’s Start with The Present Talk about what you do currently because this is what they want to know. Bring up any […]

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How To Rock Your Virtual Interview

Posted on February 4, 2021 by

If you have a virtual interview coming up, you might be wondering how to prepare for it if you are new to this method. Although you may think virtual interviews are less formal and easier to handle, that couldn’t be any farther from the truth. Here are a few tips to keep in mind before hitting that “join meeting” button. Testing, Testing, Testing You want to test your camera and audio. Make sure both are working to avoid any awkward […]

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Questions to Ask at The End of An Interview

Posted on November 2, 2020 by

“Do you have any questions or comments for us?” This is what we normally hear right after an interview. Some of us are so nervous we just want it to be over with it and end up responding with, “no, actually! None. Thank you!” But how helpful is that? Having questions prepared before the interview begins to show that you really are invested in landing the job. Instead of answering with a “no” next time, here are the top questions […]

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Do Not Believe These Hiring Myths

Posted on September 1, 2020 by

Hiring myths can make or break you because it is confusing to distinguish which ones are true and which are not. You want to be able to determine what is false, so you do not miss anything important! Here are just a few hiring myths that we discuss with candidates a lot and it is about time we address them. They Are Not Going to Check Your References They most definitely will. Employers want to know who they are about […]

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Common Resume Mistakes

Posted on June 2, 2020 by

Creating your job resume can be difficult and it is not always an easy thing to accomplish. Everyone has their own preferences on what should be added and what should be removed, and it can leave you confused. Then there are also a few unspoken pieces of advice that do not get brought up, but we are here to clear the air. Here are some common resume mistakes you want to make sure to avoid. No Headshot? No Problem Avoid […]

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The First “Question” in the Interview

Posted on January 24, 2020 by

Anyone that has ever taken part in a job interview should be prepared for the first “question.” Why do we put the word question in quotes? Because it really isn’t stated as a question. The first thing you typically will hear is, “tell me about yourself” or some form of that. Job candidates must be prepared to handle this for each interview and be ready to tailor their response to each opportunity they are applying for. If you don’t have […]

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5 Things to Do In Your Next Interview

Posted on December 10, 2019 by

Most of these tips should be no-brainers, but too often we hear stories from hiring managers about how unprepared some candidates can be when taking part in the interview process. At Beacon, we make sure our candidates are prepped and ready to go before the interview they have for each client, but here are five easy things everyone should be doing for their next interview if they aren’t already. Do Your Homework Research the company or organization you are interviewing […]

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