ClientCentric, an Australian professional writing agency for job seekers, recently published an interview entitled: “10 Signs You May Have Landed That Job”. In this article, I will be discussing about these excellent signals and why it’s important for job seekers to be positive after their job interview especially if they are nervous. Submitting a professionally … Continue reading The Telltale Signs You’ve DONE WELL After a Job Interview
Would you like to secure work in 2021? After a turbulent year in 2020, many people have lost their jobs and so will be seeking work this year. If that is your case, I would like put forward a few suggestions that you make like to consider. This guide is by no means comprehensive. It’s … Continue reading Getting A Job In 2021: A Career Expert’s Practical Guide
Is it okay to mention money in an interview setting? Let’s find out.
Is it okay to send a follow-up email after a job interview? This article will discuss why it’s a good idea and why.
We’ve all heard it before. The typical response from an employer/recruiter saying that you lack industry experience. So, face with this issue, how do you deal with it? Employers generally say this because they genuinely need someone who has experience in their industry, whether it be in the same role or a completely different position. … Continue reading How to deal with having a lack of industry experience, by Matthew Coppola
Aim to arrive around 10 minutes early, that is, 10 minutes early from when you arrive to the reception desk. So, it would make sense then to arrive to the employer’s business site and park by about 20minutes early. That leaves enough time to find a parking spot, compose yourself, fix your suit and then … Continue reading How early should I arrive to an interview? By Matthew Coppola
Highlight your expertise. Would you like help in responding with more confidence to perplexing interview questions? Do you find it a challenge at times in being able to highlight your strengths to a prospective company and clearly express why you would be a strong candidate for their team? An employer can ask you questions on why you … Continue reading Interview skills coaching in London and surrounding suburbs
Sometimes it doesn’t matter what we say or how we say something. Because if our body language – that is our physical mannerism and stature – does not match up with what we are saying, then the message that we are trying to get across will be skewered and misinterpreted. In fact, research suggests that … Continue reading Importance of displaying positive body language in an interview setting, by Matthew Coppola
There is a difference between coming across as “enthusiastic” as opposed to being “desperate”. This article answers the question many interviewers will ask about why you want to work for them.
So you have finally go the the interview stage and they tell you its next Monday at 4:00 pm. And you are excited as anything, probably throwing your fists in the air, jumping up and down in hysterics! But then it dawns upon you that they are going to ask you serious questions and probe you … Continue reading How to prepare questions to ask at your interview, by Matthew Coppola
It is very important and can even persuade a potential employer to hire you, by sending a thank you letter or email right after an interview. Most employers appreciate the effort and initiative taken by the interviewees when they follow up right after the interview. If you have an interview soon, my recommendation is to follow up … Continue reading Why it’s important to write a ‘thank you letter’ after your interview, by Matthew Coppola
Matthew Coppola is an Australian Careers Advisor, Employment Specialist and Resume Writing Expert. If you are interested in having him as a speaker or utilising any of his services, please contact him by clicking here. Going for an interview is like going out on a date with someone. Now both are similar for many reasons, … Continue reading Why should you research the employer before being interviewed?
Matthew Coppola is an Australian Careers Advisor, Employment Specialist and Resume Writing Expert. If you are interested in having him as a speaker or utilising any of his services, please contact him by clicking here. Common Interviewing Questions 1 – Tell me about yourself. This seems to be an innocent enough question. But be aware … Continue reading Common Interview Questions – A Brief Overview
Matthew Coppola is an Australian Careers Advisor, Employment Specialist and Resume Writing Expert. If you are interested in having him as a speaker or utilising any of his services, please contact him by clicking here. Time and time again I have clients agitated because they haven’t heard back from the employer after their an interview. They want to … Continue reading What to do if you don’t hear back from an employer after the interview.
I get asked this question a lot by my clients. When should I talk salary expectation? During the interview? Before or after? It’s like as if in our mind we think that if we start talking money, then it’s going to turn off the employer and we wont get the job. Well I have some … Continue reading When should you bring up salary expectation?