Posts tagged with Interview Tips


Remember getting your resume checked by one of our sweetastic counselors? Remember them telling you that you should use your employer’s language and incorporate it into your resume and cover letters? If not, you really should stop by the Adirondack house because the counselors do have some killer advices. But back to my main point: […]


It is essential in a job search to stay up-to-date with your industry of choice. However, an ‘industry’ is a broad beast, so what should you really know? Follow new and upcoming technology Know which companies are competitors Understand where the industry is headed Investigate how your industry is affected by external factors Before an […]

Do you know how to answer “What is your greatest weakness?” Now, jokingly you might want to respond, I work too hard, and I care to much, but what is the interviewer actually looking for? Gina Chung, on GottaMentor,  says “You want to give a real weakness that you are already in process of addressing.” […]

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by on October 13, 2009 and tagged , ,

Everyone should check out “How to Make Yourself Standout in an Interview.” It is a great article with sections on what you should know about the job, the industry and the company.  It recommends that before the interview, you research industry trends as well as have a list of your five most compelling qualities, which you […]

Are you currently looking for a job or internship?  If so, you might want to check out GovCentral’s “The 10 Worst Job Hunting Mistakes.”  Below are some of their recommendations: Don’t use an unprofessional e-mail address on your resume Make sure you are prepared to ask questions in your interview Choose your references wisely and […]

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by on October 2, 2009 and tagged ,

Fall Family Weekend has begun. Maybe you are freaking out because just found out that your friend’s brother has the exact job that you want or you just remembered that you have an interview on Monday. If you haven’t made it to any of the CSO’s workshops and if you can’t make it into the […]

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by on September 29, 2009 and tagged , ,

Since we go to school in the middle of Vermont, it is quite likely that there will be a few companies that will not be on campus for interviews.  So, knowing how to nail a phone interview is something that will come in handy. Being in your own environment is one benefit of the phone […]