It’s the stuff of nightmares: public speaking. While it was never quite my nightmare, it’s not my comfort zone either. Most likely because I’ve only had to speak in front of 150+ people a handful of times. The latest was DisruptHR Cleveland a few weeks ago.
It’s the most uninventive question in an interview for an HR or payroll position – but it’s coming. It’s even worse than – Where do you see yourself in five years (nicer car, bigger house). Nope – 90% of interviews have the simple, unimaginative yet illuminating request: Tell me about yourself.
Your search for your next HR or payroll opportunity – if it is to be successful – will most likely need a strategy. Take the time to develop a job search strategy to best meet the unique needs of your HR/payroll career to-date and desired position.
When you are in line for an executive HR or payroll position, it’s a little more complicated than a typical HR or payroll interview. You need to sell yourself both up and down the org chart and yes, you do need to sell yourself. You’re (hopefully) not desperate; so don’t appear so… but far too […]
Are you having trouble landing interviews for the HR or payroll jobs you are applying for? Well, you could blame luck, the economy, the president…the potential president, or even the font on your resume. But have you thought about what may really be hurting your chances at landing an interview?
Recently a client mentioned to me that the best interviews are the ones that seem to just “fly by” and have a natural conversation flow. Going to a job interview can sometimes feel uncomfortable for both parties. Don’t miss out on your dream job by letting the whole process get into your head. Try and […]
Interviewing is difficult, especially if it’s for a position you really want or the process is drawn out with either lots of steps or a lot of delays. As a candidate you will often feel out of the loop (because you are) and unsure. It’s an emotional roller coaster as you attempt to manage the job seeking process with the responsibilities of your current job. So how do you get through the roller coaster?