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Behavior-Based Interviewing (Part 2)

The primary difference between traditional and behavioral based interviewing is that traditional interviewing asks generalized questions such as, “What motivates you to put forth your greatest effort?” while Behavior-Based Interviewing (BBI) asks for specific examples from the recent past, such as: "Give me an example of a time recently when you needed to adjust quickly to new information. What did you do and how did it turn out?" Continue reading “Behavior-Based Interviewing (Part 2)”…

Behavior-Based Interviewing (Part 1)

With traditional interview questions becoming stale, many recruiters believe that behavioral-based interviewing (BBI) is the key to predicting how a candidate would perform on the job and fit into the organization. The driving concept behind BBI is that past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior. Continue reading “Behavior-Based Interviewing (Part 1)”…

Could a Computer Do Your Job?

Computers have caused significant changes in the labor market, and some jobs have been replaced by technology. Continue reading “Could a Computer Do Your Job?”…

Applying Yourself

Many jobseekers are impatient with the application process – especially established workers with a resume in hand. “Why even bother?” they’ll ask. “Can’t I just write in ‘See resume?’”? The answer is no, for a couple of good reasons. Continue reading “Applying Yourself”…

Three Avoidable Mistakes for Young Jobseekers

If you’re a young jobseeker who's having trouble getting interviews, check to see if you’re making any of these common mistakes. Continue reading “Three Avoidable Mistakes for Young Jobseekers”…

Making Good Choices

We meet too many jobseekers who simply let days slip away without meaningful activity that advances their job search. Making good choices means that you get a sense of satisfaction at the end of the day and that you’ve taken a step (or two) toward getting your next job. Continue reading “Making Good Choices”…