The Best Thing You Can Do In An Interview: Be Honest

Usually when employers want to ‘hear what they want to hear’, the complaint I hear most often is that the candidate didn’t research the company enough.

They didn’t know that they have a monthly golf outing with the team (even though the pictures are on the website).

The candidate didn’t realize their opinion on overtime (even though it’s in a video on the HR page of their website), or that they won an award for their workplace (even though the Forbes logo is on their ‘Careers’ page).

Read the full article at Forbes

4 Easy Things You Can Start Doing If You Can’t Find A Job Out Of College

The most important thing is to stay busy and by busy, I mean busy with something you can put on your resume. That way if you get an interview with your dream company three months from now, when they ask you what you’ve been doing, you have something more to say than ‘job searching’  which some employers hear as ‘sitting on the couch and doing nothing’ even though job searches, especially for entry level roles take longer than ever before.

Read the full article at Thought Catalog