Executives are among the top earners and are highly respected, both inside and outside of the company. The prestige comes with many company benefits, such as a company car or a pension. However, not everyone is suited for the role of a manager. For this reason, candidates are tested thoroughly during the interview process. If you have…
So you’re through to the interview stage. Having presented to many directors and board members over the years, a meeting to discuss a career opportunity shouldn’t feel daunting. However, even the most self-assured executive can feel a degree of apprehension when facing something outside their immediate control. Not knowing what will be asked could be…
Interview Questions for Senior Management Positions “Tell me about a situation where you exceeded the expectations of your role.” This is a typical request during an interview for a leadership role and is a good indicator of what the focus of other questions will be. Nevertheless, though preparation for your interview is essential, you should…
For international job seekers, you may have some questions about the interview process in a foreign land. What customs and norms should you be aware of? How can you best prepare yourself, and make a great impression? As if a job interview in your home country isn’t stressful enough, the added dimension of a new culture and maybe even a new language can make for a real nerve-wracking experience. But Experteer has some advice for those who are looking for a job in Deutschland – our guide will help you to ace your job interview in Germany!
Qualified managers and executives looking for a new career are often approached by headhunters. They serve as mediators between a company who wants to fill a position, and a qualified candidate. But how should a candidate act when they meet a headhunter for the first time? How do you manage to impress the recruiter, and how can you stay in touch? We spoke with Petra Zorgati, a recruiter at Kienbaum, for her insights. In the video, you can learn the tips and tricks for how candidates can present themselves successfully. Get ready for your next headhunter interview by preparing with these headhunter insights!
In a meeting with a headhunter, would you hungrily wolf down a sloppy sandwich? Or back him into a corner by demanding to know, “How did you find me?” This is no way to make a first impression. On the other hand, if you enter the interview well informed about the position and the company in question, and pose relevant questions to the headhunter, this will count in your favor. Today, we spoke with Dr. Thomas K. Heiden, of the recruiting firm heiden associates, recently recognized by Focus Magazine. Read on to learn how you can best prepare yourself for an interview with a headhunter. With these tips for your next headhunter interview, you’ll score points and get an edge on your competition.
In this video, Tatjana Strobel shares advice on how mastering your body language can help you make a fantastic first impression in your next job interview.
It happens to nearly everyone during the first part of a job interview: the prompt, ‘So, tell me about yourself.’ Interviewers have a clear strategy when they throw this line in the water. They want to know if you have a concise, articulate comeback – a short elevator speech that outlines your career accomplishments and tells them why their organization needs you and not another candidate on the short list.
Today, we’ve got even more input from headhunters, recruiters, and HR experts on what to do, and what not to do, next time you hear the question, “What are you passionate about?” Prepare yourself for your next big interview, and get ready to take the next step in your career!
Over time, a more subtle and challenging question than “What is your biggest weakness?” has evolved:
“What are you passionate about?”
This may give a candidate pause, since the word “passion” seems to exclude an answer based on profit and loss statements. It steers the candidate in a more self-revelatory direction. It moves the interview toward what a substantial interview ought to be in the first place.