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How to Answer 'What Are Your Salary Expectations?' During An Interview

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on Aug 3, 2021 10:04:12 AM

Most people advise not to discuss salary until after receiving a job offer. But what happens when a hiring manager asks during an interview “What are your salary expectations?” Here are a few tips on how to prepare to answer this question and what to avoid saying.

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Recruiters Answer Common Questions Asked By Job Seekers

Posted by Alli Kuchy on Jul 22, 2021 10:00:00 AM

If you have never worked with a recruiter before, you may be wondering what specific questions you should ask regarding your job search. A recruiter’s job is to help a candidate as much as possible by providing insight into a potential employer and the job opening. Both recruiters and candidates strive to achieve the same outcome; getting you a job! Recruiters not only connect you with employers and opportunities, but they also provide job search advice, review and edit your resumes/cover letter, and share interview tips and specifics that employers are seeking.

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How to Answer the Question: “Why Do You Want to Work Here?”

Posted by Christopher Wallingford on May 20, 2021 10:30:00 AM

At some point in your interview, you can be assured that you will be asked “why do you want to work here”. This question goes straight to what your motivation is for pursuing a particular position. Like most interview questions, there is a right way and a wrong way to answer. To make sure you impress the interviewer and stand out from the competition, follow these simple steps.

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How to Answer Interview Questions for Remote Jobs

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Oct 29, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Do you have an interview coming up for a remote job? Whether it's a virtual interview or in-person, it’s important to be prepared to answer questions specific to remote work, no matter what field you’re in. These questions are asked to uncover how tech-savvy you are, your communication skills, your work style, and much more. Hiring managers are looking to see how cut out for remote work you are.

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Tips for Virtual Interviews (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jun 25, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Video job interviews have become today's "new norm". With that being said, it's crucial you know best practices to help you crush your virtual interview. Follow the tips below to impress the hiring manager all from behind your screen.

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How to Use Your Transferable Skills to Change Careers (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jun 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM

If you're thinking about changing careers but worried you don't have the right skills or experience, you need to identify and learn how to use your transferable skills! Chances are you do already have the necessary skills to make that change across industries. Watch our video to learn how to identify your skills, understand how they translate, and highlight them correctly so you can successfully make a career change. 

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How to Conduct an Interview Remote

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Apr 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly affected the labor market and economy in numerous ways. Despite many organizations having the difficult task of laying off or furloughing employees, there are companies actively hiring. And hiring top talent right now is more crucial than ever. While millions of individuals continue to work from home, interviews and hiring decisions still need to be made. Hiring remotely does present its challenges, especially for employers who are navigating this experience for the first time. You may be hesitant to hire someone who you’ve never met in person. At JOHNLEONARD, in addition to in-person interviews, we have experience conducting video interviews and screening candidates.

Below are tips, we as staffing professionals, have found successful when conducting virtual interviews. Try these steps the next time you conduct an interview remotely.

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Common Interview Questions for Temporary Jobs (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Feb 18, 2020 11:24:36 AM

In the United States, the demand for talented temporary workers is high and expected to increase 0.4% on a seasonally adjusted basis for the 2020 first quarter, according to the Palmer Forecast™. Temporary work helps you get working right away in a role that best suits your skill set. When interviewing for temporary roles, it's important that you prepare for common interview questions. Check out our infographic for examples of these questions and how to best respond.

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Techniques for a Successful Mock Sales Call (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Feb 6, 2020 10:02:56 AM

When applying for sales positions, you may encounter a mock sales call during the interview process. To impress the person on the other line with your selling skills, you must prepare for the call like a true salesperson. Watch our video for tips on how to best prepare and what to ask during the call.

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Avoid Spooking Interviewers and Recruiters (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 24, 2019 10:30:00 AM

It’s October, the scariest month of the year. It’s also one of the busiest hiring seasons of the year. Simple mistakes during the application and interview process may lessen your chances of landing a job offer. Now is a good time to freshen up on what job seekers sometimes do that potentially “scare” away recruiters and hiring managers.
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