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Questions To Ask In An Interview For A Remote Job

Posted by Christopher Wallingford on Apr 21, 2022 12:36:38 PM

The past two years have seen dramatic changes in workplace dynamics and it could be said that none have been more significant than the increase in the number of, and demand for, opportunities to work remotely. Management and staff alike have learned that they can be as effective and efficient working from home as they can in the office and, therefore, the option to work remotely is becoming more and more popular. According to Forbes, remote work is here to stay and the number of opportunities will continue to increase into next year. So, if you are considering switching to a remote job now is a good time to start interviewing.

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5 Company Culture Questions to Ask During an Interview

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Mar 24, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Millions of employees are joining the Great Resignation and this movement is undoubtedly impacting the new world of work. High turnover is expected to continue to remain elevated this year. Not only are employees quitting at a staggering rate, but employees are quitting within the first few months/ first year of the job. Recent studies have shown that as high as 40% of newly hired employees alarmingly leave almost right after they start, and an additional 10% to 20% leave within the first year. Many different factors are driving this but one of the main influences for making a move so early within the job is poor workplace culture.

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How to Answer: “Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?”

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jan 27, 2022 10:32:52 AM

Time and time again interviewers ask the question, “where do you see yourself in five years?” This can be a trick question depending on your response, but more often than not, the hiring manager is merely trying to uncover your career aspirations and determine how well they align with the organization and position you’re applying for. Even if you don’t see yourself at the company in five years that is something you want to avoid mentioning during the interview. Continue reading to learn tips on how to answer this question like a pro so you land the job (even if it is just for now).

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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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