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Job Interview Advice Bronx NY

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

Shernette Linton, CPRW, CEIP
(347) 217-6375
452 West 149th St., #6-1
New York, NY
 
Katherine Pappas, CPRW
(516) 627-2757
210 Manhasset Ave.
Manhasset, NY
 
Kim Isaacs, CPRW, NCRW
(800) 203-0551
145 Clove Rd.
Staten Island, NY
 
J R Employment Agency
(718) 563-9304
32 E Kingsbridge Rd
Bronx, NY

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Carlos Franco
(646) 702-8765
1037 Bryant ave. 2do piso
BRONX, NY
 
Justin Melia, CPRW
(877) 762-1290
1350 Avenue of the Americas, 4th Fl
New York, NY
 
Amy Phillip, CPRW
(718) 833-3254
446 73rd St.
Brooklyn, NY
 
Communications Workers Of America Local 1101
(718) 823-7330
1703 Castle Hill Ave
Bronx, NY
 
Communications Workers Of America A
(718) 430-1500
3223 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY
 
Workforce1 Career Center - Hunts Point
(718) 542-6777
1029 E. 163rd Street, 3rd Floor
Bronx, NY
 
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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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