How You Can Prepare for a Behavioral Job Interview

You know that Job Store Staffing is the go-to for interview insight. We’ve talked in the past about behavioral interview questions. But how can you make sure you’re prepared for a behavioral job interview? This method is new to a lot of people, so don’t feel pressured to figure it out overnight. We’re here to shed… Read More »

5 Tips to Help You Prepare for a Virtual Interview 

When coronavirus impacts your job search, there’s no time to procrastinate. Jump in with both feet by prepping for your first virtual interview. To learn the best ways to execute a successful remote interview, follow Job Store Staffing’s top five tips to help job seekers land the job.  1. Check Your Surroundings  Your setting for a virtual… Read More »

Don’t Scare Off Potential Employers With These Interview Red Flags

WARNING: If you want to get the job, you have to ace the interview. Your resume can only get you so far. Making a strong positive impression during your meeting is crucial in convincing a hiring manager that you’re the right one for the role. To stand out to any potential employer, you’ll need to… Read More »

Can You Be Too Early to an Interview?

First impressions matter. You want to blow a potential employer away with your experience and professionalism. But going above and beyond can sometimes be detrimental. Being too eager can sometimes hurt your case. Take, for example, arriving early. Punctuality is important, but arriving 20, 30, even 40 minutes before your interview (it happens!) is a… Read More »

Handling the Post-Interview "We'll Get Back to You" Response

Your resume gets selected, you nail the in-person interview, and you’re feeling extremely confident. You’ve done everything right, the pieces seem to be falling into place, and then you hear the dreaded statement – “We’ll get back to you.” You may be thinking, “Where did I go wrong?” It’s important to stay calm and remember… Read More »

Beware These Red-Flag Buzzwords in Your Next Interview

You’ve found a great post on one of the many job search websites, and you’re feeling good. The commute is short, the hours are great and you’re feeling confident. When you walk in the door, you start getting a nagging feeling that something isn’t right. Maybe the vibe feels off, or the people aren’t friendly.… Read More »

How to Win in the Final Round of Interviews

The interview process may begin with a video call, a phone screen, or an in-person meet-up; but it all comes down to the final interview. It’s essential to stay calm, do your research, and feel confident entering the last phase of the hiring process. When you’re in this position, it’s natural to feel stress and… Read More »

Why the First Few Minutes of Your Interview are the Most Crucial

Making the right first impression is essential during your first interview. You want the hiring manager to know your skills and personality, and those first few minutes can determine the outcome. But how do you know what to say to make this moment memorable? The perfect interviewee is confident without oversharing, and thoughtful without being too reserved.… Read More »

Seven Ways to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence Before Your Next Interview

If you’re looking to make a great impression during an upcoming job interview, consider developing your emotional intelligence, something employers are focusing on in 2017. To enhance your emotional intelligence and increase your ability to evaluate situations, follow these seven tips. Be Present Emotional intelligence begins with acknowledging your thoughts and examining them. Decision making… Read More »