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Category Archives: Interviewing

  • What’s the Point of an Initial Phone Interview

    I want to share with you my objective, as a recruiter and a hiring manager, during an initial phone screen with you. By this time in the hiring process, I’ve already seen enough in your resume to warrant a conversation. I typically save the in-depth discussion of your experi… more

  • Have You Made These Interviewing Mistakes

    Conducting a cleared job search can be a grueling process. You’ll be doing lots of employer research, crafting a perfect resume, networking, applying for positions and hopefully interviewing. All of these elements are important, but the interview may be the most important piece… more

  • Take That Phone Screen Interview Seriously

    The first step in your interviewing path to a new cleared job is typically a phone-screen interview, before an in-person interview is scheduled. That saves everyone time. What many cleared job seekers don’t realize is that their casual preparation and responses to phone-scre… more

  • Hacking Interviews

    From a presentation by Adam Brand, Director of IT Security and Compliance, with Protiviti You can be a great candidate, but that doesn’t mean it’s a given that you will ace an interview for a cleared job. There are many moving parts to the process that take place before an… more

  • How to Cancel or Reschedule an Interview

    There is nothing worse for a hiring manager than carving time out of the day to sit with a cleared job seeker who is clearly going through the motions. That is unless it’s waiting as the clock ticks well past the scheduled time of the interview, with no candidate in sight. I… more