Virtual interviews became a common practice over the past year, and it looks like this trend won’t be going away any time soon. To increase your chances of being successful in a virtual interview, follow these eight guidelines.
One year into the pandemic, and we’ve gotten into the rhythm of working from home. Virtual tools have become second nature to us, and face-to-face is happening in a new way: over video.
Life goes on despite the coronavirus, and for some, that means so do job interviews. While you may be comfortable meeting with people you know over video, it can be more challenging to make a great first impression virtually when you’re trying to find a new job.
Here are some things to consider to up your virtual interview game and help you land the next position of your dreams.
UMGC’s 2021 Virtual Career Fair on March 12 is full of opportunities for you to connect with businesses that are hiring. More than 65 unique employers are participating in this year’s fair, and all of them are looking for UMGC students and alumni to fill internship and career-launch opportunities.
Here are five ways to make a great impression on recruiters during the Virtual Career Fair and boost your chances of making it to the next stage in the hiring process.
In the last fiscal year, the UMGC Employer Services team has helped hundreds of employers identify talented UMGC students and alumni to fill thousands of open job positions. Whether virtual, phone, panel or in-person, the importance of the interview is still a critical part in today’s hiring process. The process is designed to test your knowledge and skill sets in a specific area. However, in a very short period of time, the employer is trying to assess if you are the right fit for a specific position and in their organizational culture.
The UMGC Employer Services team asked three recruiters “what” types of questions they like to ask during interviews and why. The results are below:
Are you familiar with the UMGC’s career tools available to students and alumni? Whether you are entering the workforce, changing careers, or climbing the corporate ladder at your current job, check out UMGC’s career tools to aid you in any step of your career progression.
Job hunting in the age of the global pandemic? If you are, you’ve probably noticed that many face-to-face activities, such as the job interview, have been replaced with their virtual counterparts.
With health and safety at the forefront of everyone’s minds, companies are turning to technology to connect with job candidates.
While you may feel comfortable selling your skills in person, doing the same thing via video conference comes with its own set of challenges. Here are some tips to help you ace your virtual interview and land the job.
Career fairs are a great place to learn about professional opportunities and connect with recruiters, but that’s just the beginning of your job search. The reality is that job hunting is a process, so it’s important to work the process and continue building upon your career fair efforts with an effective follow-up plan. Continue below for more information on best practices following a career fair.
There are just two months left in the year and your Career Services team is here to help you finish strong! Grow professionally, find a new opportunity, expand your network, and more with these upcoming career events. Continue below to register.
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