Some funny things happen when I tell people I love my job. First, they don’t believe me. Second, they ask me how long I could stay. Third, they don’t believe me.
Job interviews don't need to be stressful and worrisome experiences. When you've been selected to meet with a potential employer, it's important for you to remember you're learning as much about the organization and it's learning about you. These three quickt tips will help you sail through an interview and help you decide if this is an opportunity you'll want to pursue.
1. Do research first
When crafting your resume, it's easy to get caught up in expressing what a strong candidate you are with long sentences, a lot of text, and detailed storytelling. But here are a few things to consider about the reader of your resume—keep these ideas in mind when crafting your resume to have the maximum effect on hiring managers. Keep in mind these maxims are "worst case scenarios" for job seekers and not necessarily the standard operating procedures for all hiring managers.
That's typically the answer I give after meeting someone who says, "oh, you're a writer...? What do you write?"