An interviewer’s job is to hire the best person for a given position, and in their search for the right candidate, many will ask you to make your case with one of the following questions:
- Why should we hire you?
- Why are you the right fit for the position?
- What can you bring to the position that other candidates can’t?
- Why do you want this job?
You’ve sent in the most compelling cover letter. You’ve crafted the perfect resume. Your interview with the hiring manager couldn’t have gone better, and you’ve finally made it through salary negotiations. Don’t kick back and relax just yet. The first week is the time to prove yourself capable and be recognized as a self-starter. We’ve put together 5 things to help you get off to a flying start in your new job.
Every day, the pool of candidates applying for any given job becomes more and more competitive. Taking the time to work on your resume can make all the difference when it comes to whether or not you’ll get an interview.
When it comes to looking for a new job, the search can be both incredibly exciting, and terribly overwhelming. Sometimes, even if you’ve covered all your bases—your resume is flawless, your cover letter is both sincere and professional, and you meet all the qualifications for the job—for one reason or another, you still don’t get a call back from the employer.
Being offered a job can be one of the greatest feelings in the world, especially if you’ve been out of circulation for a while. You’ve worked hard perfecting your application and interview and now all that’s left to say is yes. But wait. Don’t sign the dotted line and pop the champagne just yet. Don’t feel like you have to accept or decline right away. You are in a position of strength. They want to hire you.