5 Tips for a Virtual Interview

+3
Looking for a job has changed a lot in the past ten years. For one thing, there’s less of a need to actually leave your house for a job interview. Inexpensive Web cams and videoconferencing tools like Skype mean that, nowadays, your first interview (or first couple of interviews) with a company may take place in front of your home computer ... Full Story

Most Recent Articles

  • +6

    After the Interview: 4 Ways to Follow Up

    After the Interview: 4 Ways to Follow Up
    You had your interview, and you the way it ended left you hopeful. Now comes what is often the most agonizing part of the job hunt: waiting for the hiring manager to call. But you still have some control over the process. Experts offer the following advice on maximizing your chances for success. Send thank-you notes. Don't stress too much over ...
    Rated: +6
  • +1

    The Art of Persuasion in Your Job Search

    The Art of Persuasion in Your Job Search
    Persuasion is a subtle art--brute force doesn't often work well. And this is especially true for a job seeker, who is using interviewing skills and a resume to try to persuade hiring managers and recruiters to hand over something that a lot of people are competing for (that great new job). Here are some persuasion tricks and techniques you can use ...
    Rated: +1
  • +2

    Do You Really Deserve That Job?

    Do You Really Deserve That Job?
    Applying for your dream job is a thrilling prospect. But if you're like 70 percent of Americans, you may feel like you don't deserve to get that dream job. The application process could make you feel, ironically, like a fraud. "People who identify with the 'impostor syndrome' feel they've somehow 'fooled' others into thinking they're smarter and more capable than they ...
    Rated: +2
  • +5

    Five New Skills Job Seekers Need

    Five New Skills Job Seekers Need
    Job seekers have had the same list of critical skills to brush up on or acquire for decades -- things like careful follow-up, attention to grammar and punctuation, and great listening abilities. But today's overcrowded job market and the ever-shrinking attention spans of hiring managers are creating brand-new job search requirements. Here are five new must-have skills for job seekers today: ...
    Rated: +5
  • Rate

    The Science of Google Web Presence

    The Science of Google Web Presence
    We’ve heard the message -- loud and clear -- that employers are using social media and Google to screen candidates. But what if you don’t like what they’ll find when they Google you? For example, remember that snarky comment you made on The Huffington Post? It’s not so funny when it ranks No. 2 on a search for your name. Alternatively, ...

Most Popular Articles

  • +3

    Are Stay-at-Home Moms Regretting Their Choices?

    Are Stay-at-Home Moms Regretting Their Choices?
    Lately I’ve been getting lots of emails from women who left their careers behind to raise their kids and are now having second thoughts about the decisions they made. The main driver of their doubt seems to the bad economy. Many women are desperate for work now because their husbands have either lost their jobs or had their incomes cut during ...
    Rated: +3
  • -1

    Spring Cleaning for Your Resume

    Spring Cleaning for Your Resume
    Spring is in the air. It's the time of year when you wipe off the winter dust and let the sun shine in. Before you get all excited (yeah, right) about tackling the filth in your home, grab your resume and a pen. The first cleanup project this year should be your resume. The Look Whoever says looks don't matter hasn't ...
    Rated: -1
  • +8

    9 Career Stoppers for Women

    9 Career Stoppers for Women
    Very few people doubt the corporate deck is stacked against women to some degree. Still, you can sabotage your own career through errors made in the name of doing well or doing more. Here are nine career stoppers that can prevent you from advancing in your career. Do any of them figure into your modus operandi? Take Care of Others and ...
    Rated: +8
  • +28

    9 Questions That Will Impress Your Interviewer

    9 Questions That Will Impress Your Interviewer
    The landscape for job seekers today is more treacherous than at any other time in recent memory. In other words, if you want a job today, the hard work starts when you prepare for the interview. That means not just nailing the questions you are asked, but actually asking the kinds of questions designed to make the interviewer sit up and ...
    Rated: +28
  • Rate

    Northwestern

    "Back to Main Article":http://excelle.monster.com/benefits/articles/182-top-mba-executive-mba-and-executive-education-programs [widget:school_finder_widget__excelle] Executive MBA programs have the daunting task of giving seasoned managers the extra oomph required to become CEO material. But teaching people how to become an effective leader isn't accomplished simply with a lineup of relevant courses. It comes from creating an atmosphere where executives can interact with each other and step in and out ...
Excelle School Finder

Save time in your search for a degree program. Use Excelle's School Finder to locate schools online and in your area.

Get Info

* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.

All Members' Recent Activity

Photo_user_blank_big
mizinhafisio80 received the quiz result of "Pampering Yourself", about 1 hour ago.
Photo_user_blank_big
ejtx gave a thumbs down to The Article "Spring Cleaning for Your Resume", about 4 hours ago.
Photo_user_blank_big
lovelyone13 received the quiz result of "You should Set a Date", about 6 hours ago.
Photo_user_blank_big
clare2000 received the quiz result of "You're a Charlotte! ", about 20 hours ago.
Photo_user_blank_big
chloe711 commented on: "Are Stay-at-Home Moms Regretting Their Choices?", about 21 hours ago.