Like most people, probably, I have several pet subjects that I love to talk about -- subjects that are sometimes interesting to other people, and sometimes not. Don't get me started on happiness, or the screening procedures in airports, or children's literature, or Winston Churchill, unless you really want to... Read More »
By Amy Levin-Epstein, CBS MoneyWatch
There are few things that feel better than walking out of a job interview you think you've nailed. But just because you've answered the last question doesn't mean the evaluation process is over. From the time you stand up, to the time you get into the elevator, leave the... Read More »
By Kenya McCullum
You've worked hard to prepare for your job interview. You've practiced answering questions -- even those weird behavioral questions that interviewers tend to throw your way. You've thought about questions to ask your interviewer, and carefully selected anecdotes of your work experience that... Read More »
Preparing to enter the job market can be an exciting experience, but can also bring on nervousness and stress. Calm your pre-interview jitters and get "the edge" with the following helpful tips: Read More »
You will be more relaxed in the interview if you have aligned your passions with what they are looking for. Your confidence from this alignment will help create your relaxed posture. Body language speaks volumes without ever saying a word so coming in with this confidence will quickly be seen AND... Read More »
How important is body language? One look at the scathing reviews that Academy Awards co-host James Franco received for his demeanor during the ceremony and you'll know!
From The Hollywood Reporter: "Franco seemed distant, uninterested and content to keep his Cheshire-cat-meets-smug smile on display... Read More »
When discussing key attributes of candidates with hiring managers, one of the top considerations they mention is attitude about the company and the opportunity. Some will even say, "I can teach certain skills, but I can't teach motivation and attitude."
The bottom line is, hiring managers want to hire... Read More »
The average American office worker probably spends over 80,000 hours sitting in an office chair over the course of their career. That's bad news for all of the cubicle warriors out there. In addition to the fact that prolonged periods of sitting can aggravate neck and back problems, recent research analyzing... Read More »
It's not that women are supposed to act, dress and sound like men to get ahead in the workplace, but there are a number of gestures women commonly use that denote vulnerability and fragility, rather than power and authority. In a blog called "7 Behaviors that Keep Women from Getting Ahead," Dan Erwin cites an... Read More »
When you walk into a room full of colleagues, bosses, or clients, you might not say a word in the first few minutes -- but your body language has already spoken volumes about the type of person and worker you might be. Well over half of all communication is projected through body language, though we frequently... Read More »
Reviewed September, 2009
Janine Driver, "Lyin' Tamer"
Reading and understanding body language is critical to your success in a job interview. Non-verbal communication equips you to understand what an interviewer is thinking, helping you tweak your body language to get them to like you ... and offer you the job! Read More »