Posts Tagged: interview tips

6 Questions to Ask Candidates During a Phone Interview

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You’ve sorted through applications and resumes, and you’ve made the calls: It’s time for phone interviews. But are you prepared? Hiring managers execute many, many phone screens during the hiring cycle. If you don’t have your interview questions down pat, you’ll want to come up with a reliable script so you’re always prepared to evaluate potential… Read More »

When & How Should I Follow Up After a Job Interview

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Waiting…    and waiting…    and waiting.    That’s the name of the game when it comes to applying for jobs these days. You can send out thirty job applications and not receive a single response. But how do you know when it’s time to reach out and advocate for yourself? Here’s how you can tell when… Read More »

Common Interview Questions for Welders

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Great news – you’ve finally got the call for a welding interview! But how can you guarantee you nail it so you can land the position? It’s all about interview prep. If you can anticipate interview questions and prepare your answers in advance, you’ll increase the probability of success. Here are some common interview questions… Read More »

What Should You Wear to an Electrician Interview?

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Your electrician training has led you to a new job opportunity. Your resume looks great and an interview has been requested. But it can be difficult to determine what attire is appropriate for your interview as a blue-collar worker. You may be used to a very casual outfit for your daily jobs, but you’ll need… Read More »

The Easiest Ways to Make a Great Impression During Your Job Interview 

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Looking to land the job? Interviews are that critical make-or-break moment that allows you to prove you’re more than your resume. Making a terrific first impression is the only way to secure a new position. Here are the simplest ways to impress in an interview setting.  Go for Outgoing  Your first interview impression is a serious occasion.… Read More »

What You Should Wear to a Construction Job Interview?

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Your attire should be clean, professional, and make a great impression on a construction recruiter. But where’s the line? Most construction job seekers know that a suit is overkill for a construction interview, but may not know what outfit is appropriate. Here are some tips from CCS Construction Staffing on what to wear for a construction… Read More »

Why the First Ten Minutes of Your Interview are the Most Important

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Do you have sweaty palms or a dry mouth as you prep for your big interview? Even seasoned professionals get interview jitters, especially when it comes to a position you’re excited about. But how can you be confident you’ll walk away with the job? The secret revolves around the age-old saying: first impressions are everything.… Read More »

Proper Etiquette on Following up with Your Recruiter

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Construction Staffing

You know you nailed yesterday’s interview with that construction firm working on the new entertainment complex going up downtown. Your recent certifications really stood out and your past experience makes you an ideal candidate. Plus, you and the hiring manager bonded over your mutual love of golf, and were laughing and joking by the end… Read More »