Getting through your Interview

Tips and suggestions on getting through a challenging interview process.

3 06, 2020

Preparing For a Virtual Interview

By |2020-09-10T16:03:52-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Interviews|

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis is expected to have far reaching effects on the US economy. But it has also triggered several opportunities to transform the way we do business. For instance, life – both personal and professional – has turned increasingly digitalized as we strive to remain competent through a virtual world. A majority of [...]

20 02, 2020

Don’t Get Stumped by a Tricky Interview Question Again

By |2020-06-11T06:51:58-04:00February 20th, 2020|Interviews|

It is not uncommon for employers to ask you tricky questions that are meant to trip you up and cause you to reveal information that you might not have planned to share with them. By asking these questions, employers try to break your carefully constructed image and get a glimpse of the real you, so [...]

3 10, 2019

How to answer: What salary are you looking for?

By |2020-09-10T15:44:18-04:00October 3rd, 2019|Interviews|

Effectively Negotiating your Salary While you may assume that salary discussion is the easier part of a job interview, according to headhunters in Philadelphia, it is the one area where candidates often flounder.  In any case, the salary issue can change the entire complexion of your job interview because ultimately money is a decisive factor [...]

8 08, 2019

How to Obtain Feedback After a Job Interview?

By |2020-09-10T05:57:16-04:00August 8th, 2019|Interviews|

Gathering Interview Feedback Job candidates often face a situation where they believe the interview went well, but for some reason it did not yield a positive result.  If this situation gets repeated in other interviews, it is important to obtain feedback in order to figure out where you might be going wrong, and fix the [...]

19 07, 2018

Interviewing? How are your intangibles?

By |2020-09-10T14:16:36-04:00July 19th, 2018|Interviews|

Measuring Intangibles with Skills and Experience With the job market continuing to emphasize skills and credentials, don’t get caught letting your personal brand and the overall quality of your candidacy suffer from poor intangibles. Today’s technical role descriptions are packed with buzzwords and skills, placing significant time commitments on technologists to acquire and maintain those [...]

12 07, 2018

Interviewing Primer (Interview Prep 101)

By |2020-09-10T14:43:52-04:00July 12th, 2018|Interviews|

The Key to Interviewing is Preparation Interview preparation guides and blogs are not exactly a fresh idea, but a fresh reminder and perhaps a few new ideas never hurt. I’ve got some do’s and don’ts that are part of my regular interview prep coaching. Some ideas are as old as time (or myself) and some [...]

28 06, 2018

Looking For an Internship

By |2020-09-10T15:36:25-04:00June 28th, 2018|Interviews, Kane Partners|

Where to Find Internship Programs Are you searching for an internship, but you’re not sure where to start? The most important thing in any job search is having the ability to market yourself and highlight your skills. Yes, it is great to search online and fill out applications, but you could be wasting your time [...]

3 05, 2018

4 Tips for Negotiating the Best Compensation

By |2020-09-10T15:44:30-04:00May 3rd, 2018|Interviews|

What are you Worth? When you find yourself in salary negotiations, circumstances will vary greatly, so good manners and common sense should trump all. However, here are some tips that apply to most situations: 1. Be patient. In other words, don’t rush the negotiating process. Many otherwise promising candidacies have been disrupted and even derailed [...]