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Opinion on Glassdoor Reviews:

Posted on 22/05/2015 by admin

Glassdoor, if you didn’t already know, is that crowdsourcing review site that uses feedback from employees and interviewees of a company to rate the business in areas such: as salaries, employee satisfaction, career opportunities, culture and values, work-life balance and CEO approval. A study at SoftwareAdvice.com reveals that 48 percent of those surveyed use Glassdoor…

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The Star Method

Posted on 22/05/2015 by admin

The STAR method is a structured manner of responding to a behavioral-based interview question by discussing the specific situation, task, action, and result of the situation you are describing. Situation: Describe the situation that you were in or the task that you needed to accomplish. You must describe a specific event or situation, not a…

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Sample Star Response

Posted on 22/05/2015 by admin

Situation (S): Advertising revenue was falling off for my college newspaper, The Review, and large numbers of long-term advertisers were not renewing contracts. Task (T): My goal was to generate new ideas, materials and incentives that would result in at least a 15% increase in advertisers from the year before. Action (A): I designed a…

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How to Prepare for a Behavioral Interview

Posted on 22/05/2015 by admin

Recall recent situations that show favorable behaviors or actions, especially involving course work, work experience, leadership, teamwork, initiative, planning, and customer service. Prepare short descriptions of each situation; be ready to give details if asked. Be sure each story has a beginning, middle, and an end, i.e., be ready to describe the situation, including the…

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Sample Behavioral Interview Questions

Posted on 22/05/2015 by admin

Practice using the STAR Method on these common behavioral interviewing questions: Describe a situation in which you were able to use persuasion to successfully convince someone to see things your way. Describe a time when you were faced with a stressful situation that demonstrated your coping skills. Give me a specific example of a time…

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