How to ace a job interview

Posted on May 7, 2018
Categories: Candidates, Interview & Resume Tips, Interview Tips

Ottawa recruiting firm Stevenson & White weighs in on how candidates can stand out when meeting a prospective employer Interviews are the most critical – and stressful parts – of the job-hunting process. You’ve piqued a potential employer’s interest with your CV, but now it’s time to wow them in person. As a recruitment firm, […]

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So…”Why Are You Leaving Your Job?”

Posted on June 28, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Interview & Resume Tips

How Not to Answer “Why Are You Leaving Your Job? One of the toughest questions often asked in a job interview is “Why are you looking to leave your current job?”. It’s important to be ready to answer this question in a way that is truthful, but doesn’t make you look like the type of employee who […]

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Best Questions a Candidate Can Ask

Posted on May 31, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Clients, Interview & Resume Tips

We found this article on LinkedIn to be very helpful for both candidates and clients. From the candidate perspective, it gives you some great questions to ask at the end of an interview. For our clients, check this out for some suggestions on how to answer some of the tougher questions you might get asked […]

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The Power of a First Impression

Posted on May 31, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Interview & Resume Tips

Never Underestimate the Power of a First Impression! When you are searching for a new job, the first impression you make with someone can be a very powerful factor in determining whether you make it to the next step in the selection process. A positive first impression might keep you in the running against other […]

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Video – Biggest Interview Fails

Posted on May 30, 2016
Categories: Candidates, Interview & Resume Tips

Sometimes the best of intentions can lead you astray in job interviews! Check out this video from FastCompany for some cringe-worthy examples of what NOT to say in a job interview.  

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