Nervous in an interview?

Written By: Movin’ On Up Blog Job interview anxiety got you down? We’re here to help. Being nervous isn’t a bad thing. It’s your body’s fight-or-flight response trying to protect you. But sometimes that normal response can be overpowering, causing you to doubt yourself and flub questions. Luckily, it’s possible to reduce those nervous feelings

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Answering the interview question: Where do you see yourself in five years?

Written by: Movin’ on Up blog Ideal responses for one of the trickiest interview questions. This one is right up there with “tell me your top five strengths and weaknesses.” In an ideal world, prospective employers would only ask about your workplace experiences (teamwork, job responsibilities, how you handled projects, etc.) and draw their own

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You left a toxic work culture – how do you explain that in an interview?

Written By: Movin’ On Up Blog Where do you even start? Sometimes a good company goes bad. This can be for a range of reasons: from sketchy financial situations and harassment issues to nepotism and endless gossip. The possibilities are practically endless. Regardless, the result is the same—you probably leave. But while interviewing with new

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Top Interview Tips

Are your interview skills up to the task? Introduce Yourself with an Elevator Pitch In the world of interviewing, your “elevator pitch” is a quick way to describe who you are and why you’re right for the job. Think of it as a more concise version of your cover letter. You should have one of

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How to Impress a Recruiter

Written by: Movin’ on Up Blog Top tips from working recruiters Many job applicants express frustration with the post-interview process due to not receiving any follow up. They want to know what they can do to improve future interview performance. However, interviewers are unable to provide this information, often because of potential legal issues or

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Unwritten rules determine teamwork success

By: Express Employment Professionals Why do interviewers care so much about teamwork? In 2012, Google launched an internal initiative called Project Aristotle with the goal of pinpointing what makes a great team at Google. Project Aristotle researchers studied a broad range of characteristics of successful groups and teams within the company, including personality, hobbies, relationships

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