Job Interview Advice Ballston Spa NY

Explains productive ways to show personal and professional skills to employers and prospective employers instead of simply speaking about them.

Communication Workers Of America Dist No 1 AFL-CIO
(518) 885-7700
20 Prospect St
Ballston Spa, NY
 
IBEW Local Union 236
(518) 899-2390
4 Hemphill Pl
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Booth Yellin Physician Recruitment
(518) 885-2631
20 Church Ave
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Saratoga Source
(518) 583-4500
444 Broadway Ste 202
Saratoga Springs, NY
 
Hotel & Motel & Restaurant Employees & Bartenders Union
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368 Broadway
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Saratoga County Employment and Training - Ballston Spa
(518) 884-4170
152 West High Street
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Northeast Career Planning
(518) 289-1000
100 Saratoga Ave
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Empire State Assoc
(518) 602-0271
163 Saratoga Ave
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Select Staffing
(518) 587-1677
480 Broadway Ste 322
Saratoga Springs, NY
 
Csea Local 407
(518) 584-2186
68 West Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
 

Job Interview Advice

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Summary

  • Are you a "self-starter"? Welcome to a very crowded club.
  • Set yourself apart by proving your statements.
  • Go to interviews armed with examples.

Whether hiring for internships or full-time positions, most recruiters have heard statements like these from college students over and over again:

  • "I have strong communication skills."
  • "I'm self-motivated."
  • "I'm good at managing my time."
  • "I have excellent leadership qualities."
  • "I work well with others."

When you make claims like these in your interviews -- perhaps in response to a question like, "What is your greatest strength?" -- you're not likely to blow

the recruiter away with originality. In fact, the recruiter may think, "If you only knew how many times I've heard that one. How do I know that's true?"

Stand out by providing specific examples to back up the statements you've made. It's not difficult, especially if you prepare beforehand, and it will greatly elevate your standing in the recruiter's eyes.

For example: A recruiter is interviewing a new college graduate for an entry-level job and asks, "What's your greatest strength?" Which statement would grab your attention more if you were a recruiter?

Well, I'm very self-motivated. I often start projects on my own without direction from others, because I enjoy it. Compared to most people my age, I have more self-discipline and more willingness to try new things."...


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