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Category Archives: Interviewing

  • 6 Body Language Tips for Interviewing

    As we mention frequently, people make snap decisions about you based on first impressions. It’s important that you present a positive total package to a potential employer. One aspect of that is body language. Many of the judgments that interviewers make about you are subcon… more

  • The 5 Most Popular ClearedJobs.Net Stories of 2012

    As 2012 comes to a close, we’re reviewing our blog stories that generated the most readers this year. America loves lists, so those tend to be the most popular articles. That is unless you throw out something controversial such as whether your email service provider makes yo… more

  • 8 Tips for a Successful Informational Interview

    The holidays are a great time for connecting with targeted individuals for informational or networking interviews. Informational interviews are about learning, gathering information, and developing a relationship with the person you’re meeting with. A 20-minute coffee or face-… more

  • Phone Screening Interviews

    Patra's advice for acing a phone screening interview -- treat it as a "real" interview! The phone screen interview may be your first exposure to a recruiter who can be your internal champion in the job search process. Make a good impression and be prepared. If the recruiter… more

  • 9 Interviewing Mistakes Security Cleared Job Seekers Should Avoid

    You've been called in for an interview. As you know, first impressions are critical. The people you interview with will unknowingly make judgments about you within the first 30 seconds of meeting you. Those impressions may be based on how you shake hands or how you're dressed, am… more