Preparing to Ace a Video Interview

Video interviews are becoming increasingly common. Between changing technology and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, chances are high that your next interview may be conducted online instead of in person. In many ways, preparing for a video interview is exactly like getting ready for an in-person interview. You’ll still want to think of some questions and answers beforehand, prepare …

Questions for Interviewers

The candidates who have impressed me the most are those who come prepared with good questions, and those who seem to be most interested in the company…and me. The candidates who fail to make much of an impression rarely have good questions. In addition to impressing an interviewer, I believe you owe it to yourself to find out as much …

Money Talks

  Money, money, money- MONEY!  Everyone likes to have money, but many people feel awkward when it comes to the salary of a new job.  As a job seeker prepares for an interview, money is an area that needs to be thought through before you get there. Well a few good points from our Crossroads Career Workbook in Step 6 …

3 Ways Nerves Kill Your Interview

Kristin Sherry (Author of Follow Your Star, Volunteer with Crossroads Career and Founder of Virtus Career Consulting) helps her clients love Mondays. Today she shares on our blog 3 ways nerves can kill your interview and 7 ways to keep your nerves in check. _____________________ Have you ever visited a friend or family member with a dog that gets so nervous …

Top 10 Tips for Best-Ever STAR Stories

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The work of resume writing, networking and interviews is no picnic, but it can prepare you for being picked. Whether you are employed or not, misemployed or happily employed, you are always a potential candidate for a promotion or a new position. What will make the difference to going higher and getting hired? Your accomplishments make you stand out as …

A Job Search Can Be Scary

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For many of us, job search is about the scariest thing in the world. The fear of failure hangs in the air, whether it is writing a resume, networking with people you don’t know or interviewing. How confident are you that your next interview will result in a job offer? Got it in the bag – 100%. Pretty sure of …