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Interview Tips for Former Offenders

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 9:55 AM
Tags: job search, interviewing

If you’re like many job seekers, job interviews can get you nervous. You want to make your best impression and give the right answers to land a job. For people with less than perfect job histories or former offenders the prospect of a job interview can be more daunting. How should you answer questions about your spotty work record?  How do you handle questions that hone in on your past criminal activity?

You can overcome these obstacles by practicing answers to difficult questions and paying attention to your body language.



Interview Tips for Older Workers

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 9:55 AM
Tags: job search, interviewing

Over 45 is far from over the hill. Still, some employers may quietly view older workers as technologically challenged, skeptical of the unknown and expensive. Of course, all of these attributes can be seen in younger workers as well, but they seem to be applied more often to workers beyond even 40 years old. The best approach to finding a job at any age is to face it head on and make changes as needed. 

Mark Your Calendar for Get Jobs Job Fair - March 27

Posted on March 12, 2014 at 9:51 AM
Tags: jobs, interviewing, job fair, job search

Polish your resume, put your best foot forward and join us at the Get Jobs Job Fair on Thursday, March 27, one of the largest events of its kind in the Twin Cities. Get the chance to meet with at least 100 employers who are expected to participate. And that connection can lead to your next new job. 



Recruiting Expert Shares Top Candidate Lies

Posted on February 26, 2014 at 2:15 PM
Tags: job search, interviewing

Some interview questions can be very difficult to answer because they may touch on past work difficulties or personally delicate or embarrassing matters. Maybe you've been fired, have long gaps in your work history or been in prison. How should you address these negatives? 



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