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Decoding Body Language During an Interview

Posted by Workbox Staffing

Apr 12, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Some of the most honest communication happens through expressions and gestures rather than words. The mouth might say one thing while the body is telling a different story. These nonverbal cues help contribute to understanding how a person is really feeling. Knowing how to read a candidate is important in hiring situations.

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Topics: Interview, Job Interview, Nonverbal Communication, Interviewing Tips, Decoding Body Language During an Interview, Body Language, Nonverbal Cues


Posted by Michael Diep

Jan 25, 2018 11:09:00 AM

Putting yourself out there in a competitive job market can be intimidating and stressful. However, if you go in there with the right attitude in showing that you are prepared, professional, and easy to talk to, then it can be a positive experience for both you and (hopefully) your future employer. To set yourself above the rest and have a better chance of securing the job, here are some interview tips on how to be a good interviewee:

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Topics: Tips, Employment, Job Interview, Interviewee, Interviewing Tips, Get Hired

Why You Didn't Get the Job

Posted by Marie Catallo

Sep 7, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Searching for a job and watching the door close in your face time after time can be frustrating. You worked for hours on your resume and thought you aced the interview, but still no job. Don’t give up. Of course, sometimes everything was right, but there were multiple people in your position, and the company could only choose one. On the flip side, there could be some reasons why and a way to improve your chances. Read about the most common reasons candidates don’t make the cut. 

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Topics: Job Interview, Interviewing Tips, Workbox Staffing, Get Hired, Job

Download A Free Checklist To Help You Prepare For Your Next Interview

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Aug 3, 2017 4:15:00 PM

When it comes to an interview, there’s no such thing as being too prepared. That’s why we took the time to create this Printable Checklist to help you ace it and land the job of your dreams.

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Topics: Job Interview, Interviewing Tips, Workbox Staffing, Get Hired, Interview Checklist

7 Resume Tips You Actually Need To Follow

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Jun 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Creating a resume can be a daunting task. What jobs should you include? What rules should you be following? Should everything fit on one page, or two?

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Topics: Resume, Job Interview, Interviewing Tips, Resume Tips

The Best Tips for Making Great First Impressions

Posted by Michelle VanHemert

Apr 27, 2017 8:49:02 AM

You just got off the phone with the hiring manager of a job you applied for, and he/she wants to see you for an interview. Congratulations! Making it to the interview stage is something to celebrate, but still far from landing the job. Before you let the real celebration begin, you need to prove you are as good as you sound on paper. When you walk into that room, you want to make the best impression you can from the moment the hiring manager sees you.

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Topics: Job Interview, Interviewing Tips, Get Hired, Hiring Tips, First Impressions

How Strong are Your Soft Skills?

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Apr 13, 2017 12:06:00 PM

Are you able to identify more than just your technical skills in an interview? Employers look for candidates who are not only capable workers but are also cooperative workers. A robust set of soft skills are highly valuable in the eyes of an interviewer. You acquire technical skills through training and experience (operating and driving machinery, set up machine and light facilities, keep daily logs, etc.). Soft skills are transferable skills that relate to communication, personality, and character. Employers value soft skills because you can teach someone how to perform a task, but you can’t instruct someone how to have good character traits.

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Topics: Job Interview, Interviewing Tips, Get Hired, Career, Job Seeker, Hiring Tips, Soft Skills

How to Prepare for a Video Interview

Posted by Brooke Thielke

Feb 24, 2017 10:32:20 AM

There’s something extra nerve-wracking about interviewing for a job via online video. It’s hard to replace the intuition you feel when being in the same room as someone, and while you already have nerves wrecking your brain, you could continuously worry about sound, picture quality, and other technical glitches along with the usual job interview jitters.

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Topics: Interview, Job Interview, Interviewing Tips, Get Hired, Tech, Technology

Interview Nightmares to Avoid this Halloween

Posted by Mark Silverstein

Oct 31, 2016 2:05:00 PM

Going in for a job interview is scary enough even when everything goes right! In the spirit of Halloween, we’d like to share some interview nightmares that you or someone you know might have experienced and some ways to gracefully come out unscathed (and still have a chance at the job).

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Topics: Interview, Job Interview, Interviewee, Interviewing Tips

It’s Not Me, It’s You: 4 Ways to Break Up with Unemployment

Posted by Mark Silverstein

Feb 11, 2016 8:22:13 AM

Heart-shaped chocolates, roses, and candlelit dinners – these are just a few of the pleasant surprises we expect on Valentine’s Day. But what about a breakup? Not so much, right?

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Topics: February 2016, Interviewing Tips, Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency

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