Here is your Job Hunting Zen Thought of the Week!
Job interviews are stressful. You're being poked, prodded, asked questions about whoozit - not fun. It sometimes feels like you're being examined under a microscope.
Try to remind yourself you have more power in an interview than you think. You have the ability to:
- Walk away if anything about the job interview feels wrong.
- Make or break this manager's career if he/she decides to hire you (yes, interviewers are considering that).
- Make the interviewer look smart as heck for choosing to interview you.
- Negotiate your salary.
Not everything about job hunting is under the company's control. You hold a great deal of control, as well.
Scott Singer is the President and Founder of Insider Career Strategies Resume Writing & Career Coaching, a firm dedicated to guiding job seekers and companies through the job search and hiring process. He is a Human Resources professional and staffing expert with almost two decades of in-house corporate HR and staffing firm experience, and is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC).
Insider Career Strategies provides resume writing, LinkedIn profile development, and career coaching services, including a free resume review. You can email Scott Singer at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via the website, www.insidercs.com.