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    You got the job. Now for the hard part: deciding whether to accept it or not. How should you assess the salary as well as the other benefits? Which publicly available information should you rely on? How should you try to get a better deal? And what’s the best way to decline an offer if it’s not the right job for you?


    Shift your mind-set


    First, you must recognize that receiving an offer represents a new and different phase of the job search process. The purpose of the interview is to get the offer. The next stage is about weighing that offer and then negotiating it with your new employer. Keep in mind that even though the job is yours if you want it, you must continue to be enthusiastic in your dealings with your manager. By sounding suspicious or by questioning something about the offer, you are sending a negative signal. It sounds as if you’re uncertain that you want job. Employers need to feel that you are committed.


    Be Methodical


    Next, you need to think about what matters… [Read More]
  • You made it through the interview, asked all the right questions and you’re feeling confident you could be selected for the position. Now that it’s over, the decision is theirs, to make the next move, right? Not really! Having a thoughtful and proactive post-interview follow up plan is just as important as your approach to the job search.

    Should you follow up? How often? How do you show continued interest after an interview and remain updated of where you are in the process while still being respectful of the hiring manager’s schedule?

    Follow these tips for a post-interview strategy that will help you at the stay top of the game of your recruitment voyage!

    Set expectations early

    Start the process of following up even before you end your interview. As your time with the interviewer wraps up, ask what next steps and timing are for the decision to be made. Your goal should be to understand what the interview process looks like for this role if you were to move forward in the[Read More]
  • One of the most common as well as an aggravating question asked during interview session used to be:

    “Tell us something about your weakness?”

    And you start rolling your eyes..! Definitely a bad signal!

    Many candidates use to hate this question and they are not able to form a satisfactory answer for this. May be they are not ready to accept their biggest flaws at this most important stage and the turning point of their life.

    Interviewers are already well aware of the fact that they will never get a 100% honest answer to this question but they do expect an answer from you. So let us get prepared to face it. If we have so many qualities to express about ourselves in an interview then definitely we must have few disadvantages to discuss . After all, we are all humans and we cannot be perfect all the time.

    Below are few appealing tips to nail this question and impress interview panel even while describing your weakness. Once you realize the importance of this question, soon you will
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