Careerstone Group Insights Posts Tagged "Interview"

Interview Tips: 10 Tips to Help You Hire the Right Person

Studies show that 40 percent of all hires fail. Indeed, hiring the wrong person is a huge waste of both time and money. Here are 10 tips to help you interview and hire the right person: Do your homework.Think the position through thoroughly. Make a list of the skills, talents, and abilities you…  Read More

Got Fired? Here's What To Do

You may have seen it coming, but it still feels like a kick in the stomach: You’re fired or laid off. Now what? Here are eight tips to help you through it: Keep it together.Stay calm. Do not panic. You won’t be able to listen, absorb important information, or move forward if you panic.…  Read More

Career Advice for College Grads: Seven Tips for Success

Congrats grads! This is an exciting time for you, full of possibilities. Many of you may have plans or even a job lined up, but many of you may be asking, now what? Here are seven tips to help you get ready for the working world: Get your resume ready. Resumes should tell a story about who you are…  Read More

How to Interview and Hire the Right Person

Hiring people is hard work. You pore over tons of resumes and meet dozens of candidates. You try to ask the right questions, check references, and do your homework. Still, how do you find the right person? It isn’t an exact science, but you can get it right. Here’s how. Ask the Right Questions…  Read More

Ten Tips to Ace an Interview

The interview is the most critical aspect of landing a new job. If you’ve gotten to this stage, your foot is in the door. (For the purposes of this post, we will assume that this is a real job interview, not an informational one.) Interviews are organic experiences. They involve real people, with…  Read More

The Six Most Common Interview Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

The interview is the most critical aspect of landing a new job. If you’ve gotten to the interview stage (even an informational one), your foot is in the door! But instead of acing the interview many people—especially those who are out of practice or who are tired of having undergone so many…  Read More

Acing the Interview: 12 Tips to Sell Yourself and Land the Job

Acing an interview is a critical skill that every working person should master. You can have a great education, a great resume, great experience, and great recommendations, but if you can’t ace the interview, forget about it.   Employers are looking for certain skills, yes, but employers…  Read More