Interviewing

Presentation: To Get a Good Job, Tell a Great Story!

To Get A Good Job, Tell A Great Story with Arnie Fertig, MPA, CEO of Jobhuntercoach   WHEN: Monday, July 13, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. WHERE: Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St, Tewksbury, MA 01876 Whenever you are looking for a job, you need to tell your story. Who are you? What are you good at? What have you achieved? What is your value to a potential employer? Your story…read more →

How to Ace A Phone Screen Interview

My article in the USNews & World Report “On Careers” Blog has been getting lots of buzz and favorable reviews on a variety of LinkedIn groups. Here’s the link to the original article, but I thought you might like to see it here as well. Your thoughts and experiences? Other tips to share? 7 Tips to Ace a Phone Interview What you need to know to impress during a phone screen…read more →

5 Ways To Answer: “Why Do You Want To Work Here”?

Imagine getting this call: “Hi Joe. This is Jane from ABC Corp. I’m responding to the résumé you submitted to us. Thanks so much for your interest. Tell me why this job appeals to you?” Gulp. Joe’s chances could be doomed from the get-go if he can’t quickly summon to mind a better answer than: “Well … I applied to lots of jobs. Remind me which company you’re calling from,…read more →

Unasked Interview Questions You Must Address, and more!

Several of my recent USNews & World Report “On Careers” blog  articles have been picked up and featured on Yahoo!, Yahoo! Finance, Business Insider, and a host of other smaller sites. I’ve added links to 58 of these articles written over the course of the last year here on Jobhuntercoach. Click on the “Free Articles” on the site’s main menu, or this link: http://jobhuntercoach.com/articles/ to get access to all of…read more →

4 Easy But Essential Steps for Interview Preparation

We talk all the time about how important it is to write a stellar resume and LinkedIn profile and engage in active networking both online and in person. But too often, once a job hunter has been scheduled for an interview he or she thinks, “Great. now all I have to go is go in and have a conversation to get a job.” Or, even more problematic, “OK, I’ll go…read more →