Job Interview Advice Poughkeepsie NY

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

LyfeWorkz
(845) 380-0427
230 Mill Street
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Intnl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
(845) 471-3232
80 Washington St
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Staff-Line, Inc.
(845) 471-1200
53 Academy Street
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Ethan Allen Staffing
(845) 471-9667
59 Academy Street
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Communications Workers Of America Local 1120
(845) 485-7820
157 Van Wagner Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
E H Hall Incorporated
(845) 483-0428
34 S Clinton St
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Dutchess WORKS One Stop
(845) 485-2660
233 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Iuec Local 138
(845) 471-6181
25 Market St
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Laborer's Local
(845) 454-1030
44 Haight Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Medicus Immediate & Occupational Health Services
(845) 485-4455
1110 Route 55
Poughkeepsie, 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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