Tag: Job interview

Dear Temp Employee, Treat Every Day Like an Interview

by placers on February 10, 2015 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


Guest blog spot by Outside-In® Team Member Herb Broadwater Dear Temporary Employee, Congratulations on acing your interview and landing the job! A temporary position is a great way to build your skill set, expand your network, and gain industry knowledge. Often times, a temporary position has the potential to become a full-time permanent position even if […]

Dress to Impress: What to Wear to a Job Interview

by wpengine on December 10, 2014 in Job Search Tips


First impressions are key when landing a job. We are often asked how to dress for a job interview because society isn’t as formal as it once was. Our Placers team compiled this list of tips and tricks when it comes to presenting yourself for an interview and putting your best foot forward: Do some […]

The Working Dead: Interview Horror Stories

by wpengine on October 28, 2014 in Workforce


It’s no tall tale that interviews are undoubtedly nerve-racking. Every recruiter has stories of common mistakes such as candidates forgetting resumes or not dressing properly, however; few and far between are bizarre, hilarious, and even scary interview situations. Sweaty palms and awkward handshakes are the least of these recruiters worries when a subpar interview becomes […]

Follow Up: Four Things You Should Do After an Interview

by wpengine on August 5, 2014 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


Guest blog spot by Outside-In® Team Member Caitlin Olszewski Most people exit an interview and wonder, “What next?” Following up is one of the most important aspects of the interviewing process and if done right, has the power to set your apart from other candidates. Here are 4 action steps you should do immediately following […]

Would you apply for the world’s toughest job?

by wpengine on April 15, 2014 in Staffing, Workforce


“That’s inhumane!” “Is that legal?” “Uh… I think that’s a little intense.” “No. That’s crazy.” “That’s almost cruel.. that’s a very, very sick and twisted joke.” These were some of the live reactions caught by candidates who inquired and interviewed for the world’s toughest job. The job posting for a Director of Operations role only […]

It’s a Courtesy to Reject Candidates

by wpengine on April 8, 2014 in Staffing, Workforce


All too often I hear from friends, family, and acquaintances that one of the worst parts of a job search is being ignored. Whether you’ve spent the time to draft a new resumé and cover letter to apply for a position that seems perfect for you, or you’ve interviewed for a job that you think […]

Dear Candidates: How to Say Thank You

by wpengine on April 1, 2014 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


A couple weeks ago, we had a candidate completely WOW us. Our team felt pretty confident about her skills and personality when we introduced her to our client to interview with five different people on their team. We knew that she would impress each one of them but we had no idea we could like […]

When Does a Job Interview End?

by wpengine on February 5, 2014 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


Guest blog spot by Outside-In® Team Member Caitlin Olszewski After dotting a couple i’s (three to be exact), smiling, and shaking hands, I had accepted a job offer—my first real job offer. I was twenty-two years old. (I’m twenty-three now but it’s amazing what a measly year can do for experience, wisdom, and unfortunately, student […]