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Job Interview Advice Fresno CA

Explains productive ways to show personal and professional skills to employers and prospective employers instead of simply speaking about them.

Auto Mechanics & Machinists Union Internatl Assn Of M
(559) 264-2815
544 W Olive Ave
Fresno, CA
 
Workforce Connection - Manchester Center
(559) 230-3600
3302 North Blackstone, Suite #155
Fresno, CA
 
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1027
(559) 442-4140
2135 Fresno St Ste 244
Fresno, CA
 
Apic Information Service
(559) 252-3577
4969 E Clinton Way Ste 119
Fresno, CA
 
Bakers' Union Local 85
(559) 456-8500
5407 E Olive Ave
Fresno, CA
 
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191 W Shaw Ave
Fresno, CA

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(559) 499-3701
1900 Mariposa Mall, Suite 280
Fresno, CA
 
Labor Ready Inc
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6425 N Blackstone Ave
Fresno, CA

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(559) 251-6552
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Summary

  • Are you a "self-starter"? Welcome to a very crowded club.
  • Set yourself apart by proving your statements.
  • Go to interviews armed with examples.

Whether hiring for internships or full-time positions, most recruiters have heard statements like these from college students over and over again:

  • "I have strong communication skills."
  • "I'm self-motivated."
  • "I'm good at managing my time."
  • "I have excellent leadership qualities."
  • "I work well with others."

When you make claims like these in your interviews -- perhaps in response to a question like, "What is your greatest strength?" -- you're not likely to blow

the recruiter away with originality. In fact, the recruiter may think, "If you only knew how many times I've heard that one. How do I know that's true?"

Stand out by providing specific examples to back up the statements you've made. It's not difficult, especially if you prepare beforehand, and it will greatly elevate your standing in the recruiter's eyes.

For example: A recruiter is interviewing a new college graduate for an entry-level job and asks, "What's your greatest strength?" Which statement would grab your attention more if you were a recruiter?

Well, I'm very self-motivated. I often start projects on my own without direction from others, because I enjoy it. Compared to most people my age, I have more self-discipline and more willingness to try new things."...


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