Ever walk out of a job interview knowing you totally bombed it? It's not a great feeling. In fact, all you want to do is crawl into bed, hide under a pillow, and wish it never happened. Screwing up a job interview isn't the end of the world, even though it might feel like it at first. But how can you bounce back?
Rule #1 of salary negotiation: the first offer is never the best one. All companies build in padding in anticipation of a counteroffer, and anyone who tells you otherwise or tries to frame it as a take-it-or-leave-it situation isn't dealing squarely with you. Related: How To Answer Interview Questions About Salary
Job interviews are typically your first chance to present your whole self to a company, so you want to put your best foot forward. It's time to impress your future employer! In addition to having great responses to the interviewer’s questions and dressing to the nines, you need to think about...
Those who land the best jobs, in the shortest period of time, are those who never go on “autopilot.” They understand that a search is only over once you’ve accepted an offer. It doesn’t stop when you receive a call back, it definitely doesn’t stop during the first face-to-face interview, and each and every following interaction is an opportunity to demonstrate value and gain leverage. Related: 10 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting The Job Offer Here Are Some Tips To Transform Yourself From “Candidate” To “Candidate Of Choice”:
When you’re preparing for job interviews, you’re likely going over your responses, thinking about what you’re going to wear, and doing as much research as you can about the company. However, you might be forgetting one important factor…your delivery. Related: How To Prepare For A Job Interview The way you deliver your answers says a lot about you. If you don’t do it correctly, you risk making the wrong impression. Here are some tips for owning your delivery during job interviews: