Job Tips

How to Fill Out Online Job Applications

Learn tips making online job applications work for your job search

Filling out online job applications can be a long process and seem never-ending when you are going through your job search.  If you need some online apply tips, we're here to help. Each application may ask similar questions, yet it is important to tailor your answers to the job you are applying for. Remember these online apply tips to make your online job application process go as smoothly as possible. 1.

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Job Search 101: Winning the Phone or Video Screen

Win the phone screen in your next interview - Corridor Careers

Hiring Screens.  Those annoying but all too necessary steps that a human resources department has to go through to make sure they are putting quality candidates in front of their hiring managers for face to face interviews.  In this post, we want to give you some strategies for making it through the phone screen process and on to the next step.  But first, if you are thinking about even getting yourself to a phone screening, make sure to check our entire job search 101 series which starts with resume building blocks. What is a Phone Screening?

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Job Search 101: Questions To Ask An Employer During An Interview

Good Interview Questions to Ask Employer from Corridor Careers

When you are heading into an interview, it's a good practice to have a list so you know what to ask an employer.  This shows interest in the company, and if you have done your homework, you can relate the questions to the business you are interviewing for. Assuming you have made it through the phone interview process, in general during an interview, the employer will provide questions to which you will answer.  At the end of the interview is when you will have a chance to ask the employer your questions.

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Phone Interview Tips and Tricks

Phone Interview Tips Corridor Careers Iowa City Cedar Rapids

Even before the coronavirus, companies used phone interviews to start the recruiting process. These tips are specifically for phone screens. See this resource for Zoom interviews (video calls). Phone screens or initial interviews are your first chance to make an impression on a potential employer.  So it's important to treat them just as seriously as you would an in-person interview.  Especially because they determine whether the HR professional will advance you on to the next round. Below are some tips to help perfect your phone interview skills and help you land that job.

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