Job Interview Advice Binghamton NY

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

American Postal Workers Union
(607) 771-7521
115 Henry St
Binghamton, NY
 
Civil Service Employees Assn
(607) 772-1750
71 State St
Binghamton, NY
 
Resume Pros
(607) 222-1621
6 Valley View Drive
Binghamton, NY
 
Resume Pros
(607) 222-1621
6 Valley View Drive
Binghamton, NY
 
Cwa Local 1111
(607) 724-1111
107 Murray St
Binghamton, NY
 
Csea Local 002
(607) 772-4754
44 Hawley St Rm 303
Binghamton, NY
 
Electrical Workers Joint Trust Fund
(607) 797-1919
24 Emma St
Binghamton, NY
 
Broome-Tioga Workforce New York
(607) 778-2136
171 Front St
Binghamton, NY
 
Cwa Local 1104 Education Operator Services Division
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107 Murray St
Binghamton, NY
 
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23 Market St
Binghamton, 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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