4 Tips to Overcome Job Search Nerves

A job search can do a number on anybody’s nerves. It’s hard work doing research, filling out applications, hunting down prospects, interviewing, and networking – only to receive several rejections before landing your next gig. Frankly, it’s a nerve-wracking experience. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are four tips to make the process easier… Read more »

Loose or Focused? What Is the Right Attitude for Your Job Interview?

A job interview is your one big chance to show an employer just how fit your resume is for their hiring needs. Whether it’s your stellar work history or your exemplary cover letter that caught their attention, clearly they want to learn more about who you are and what you can do for them in… Read more »

Why Being Too Serious Can Hurt You in a Job Interview

Interviews are often a stressful situation for candidates. The tension associated with putting yourself on the line to show prospective employers that you are able to provide great value to them if hired can take the humor out a situation entirely. While you want to present yourself as highly professional, losing your sense of humor… Read more »

What Should Your Answers Be in a Job Interview After Being Laid Off?

Interviewers want to know everything about what makes you a great candidate to work for their company. Part of their strategy is to learn why you are looking for new opportunities. Whether you quit, were fired, or even laid off is all part of their getting to know you better. It is important to prepare… Read more »

Non-Verbal Behavior Matters in Job Interviews As Well

There is nothing more important in a job interview than the impression you make. That includes how you present yourself, how you respond to questions, and the rapport you create with your interviewers. Non-verbal communication is as important as what you have to say. At All-Star Personnel, we learn from hiring managers that they aren’t… Read more »