Tag: job interview

Four Things You Should Never Say During a Job Interview

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Landing an interview may feel like a huge success, especially if you’ve been searching for a job for quite some time. It’s normal to get nervous during an interview and fear you’d blurt out a remark that might cost you the job. Interview killers may weaken your chances of proving that you are the right candidate for the position. In order to avoid saying the wrong things, our HR department at Akhtaboot shares with you a few things that you should never say during a job interview:

“How much does this job pay?” 

You’ll only ruin your chances of getting the job if you ask about the pay way too early in the interview process.... Read More ...

How to Conduct a Successful Exit Interview

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One of the best ways to get honest insight about your company and work environment is to conduct formal exit interviews with employees who have officially resigned. Exit interviews can give you meaningful information that you wouldn’t have had the chance to know otherwise. You can then make calculated changes in the environment of the company by modifying the management style, and creating employee retention programs where needed. You will also learn how to establish job expectations and align training to those expectations which is crucial to retaining newly hired personnel. Akhtaboot is here to help you conduct successful exist interviews to make things better for the new people coming in.... Read More ...

Tips for Acing your Skype Interview

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With Social media playing an increasingly big role in our day to day lives, many companies are taking advantage of this trend when it comes to their hiring process, that’s why making a good first impression doesn’t necessarily have to be face to face. Companies are starting to use different means for early stages of recruitment such as phone and video conferencing platforms. However, Skype has become particularly popular with HR managers and recruitment agencies, and at some point in your job search journey, you just might have to learn how to utilize it for professional means and there are a few things you need to think about.

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Overcoming Over-Preparation During Job Interviews

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The importance of preparing for a job interview cannot be underestimated. However, being too prepared can sometimes work against you! During interviews, especially when it comes to sales-related positions, you want your true personality to shine to give the interviewer an insight on how you would act and behave with your boss, coworkers and clients in the different situations.

While being impolite, disrespectful or having the wrong answers will come in the way of your potential employment, it has been shown that being over-prepared and sounding too idealistic may also harm your chances during interviews.

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