COVID-19 has impacted nearly every industry – especially the “gig economy” or better known as jobs like ride share driver, on-demand handy-work/cleaning, and freelance roles. If you were previously doing a “gig” job, you may be thinking “How can I successfully pivot to currently in-demand jobs?” Answer: With your transferable skills! We’re sharing key steps […]
Skills recruiters conduct phone screenings of many candidates before meeting with them in person. While we do provide an overview of the position/client and answer any questions you may have, what we are really looking to understand during that phone call is: 1) who you are and why you’re interested in the position with this […]
During any job interview, you may be asked what we call “behavioral based interview questions”. You’ve probably always wondered, “Why are they asking me these types of questions? How should I answer them?” Don’t worry, in this post I’ll explain why these questions are so important and share a simple, Skills-approved method for answering them, […]
You’ve fully prepared for your job interview by researching the company, practicing common interview questions, thinking of your best professional experiences to share, and gathering what you need to bring with you. Now, it’s interview day, your time shine by putting everything you’ve prepped into practice. In this post, I share with you what to […]
Almost every interview will end with an opportunity for you to ask your questions. You should always have questions ready that show you are prepared and understand the position. This will further convince the hiring manager that 1) you want the job; 2) you care about the company; and 3) you are eager to learn […]
At this point, you should have a good understanding of what behavioral based interviewing is and why it is so important to practice before your job interview. You should also know that you need to always provide specific examples of past experiences when answering these types of questions, and the best way to structure and […]
You only have one shot at a first impression, so make it a good one! People always ask “What should I wear to an interview?” The truth is that first impressions last forever! You should always choose the outfit that lets your experience and personality shine through, since that is what is most important. Remember, […]
You’ve made it through your interview with Skills, and you’re now on to your interview with the company’s hiring manager. Congrats! You may now be wondering, “What next? What should I do to prep?” No worries! Christopher has you covered with Skills’ best advice and favorite tips for preparing before your job interview.