Little Lies

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I read an article last week that discussed people using fake reference companies to pump up their work history.  I chuckled at it. Part of me wanted to be surprised and shocked by it, but that didn’t happen.  I was neither surprised nor shocked. References are important, but no more important than the other parts to someone’s candidacy – good experience, ability to pass pre-screening requirements, skills testing, etc.

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Interview Question from Heather

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We are continuing our series of helpful tips on questions and answers for candidates going on interviews. This tip comes from Heather, Owner of AccuStaff:

Q- "What is the reason for leaving your previous employers?"

Applications often don't provide enough room to adequately state a reason for leaving a job.

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AccuStaff's Favorite Interview Questions by Chrisi

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Of the companies you’ve worked for thus far in your career, which one did you most enjoy working for and why?

This is a great interview question to ask to help determine the best working environment for a potential candidate.  AccuStaff works with many organizations in the Capital Region and one of our main priorities is determining the best match for both our talent and our clients.

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What does it take to land a job?

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Empty workstation

It’s hard finding a job, really hard. It’s even harder to find the right job. When you factor all that goes into finding that elusive opportunity, you have to imagine there are (at least) ten or twenty other people fighting for their chance to earn that opportunity.  Like it or not, it’s on you, the job seeker.

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AccuStaff's Favorite Interview Questions by Sara

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At AccuStaff, we aim to help our talent develop the best skills possible in the efforts to find their next career step.  Each of our staff members took time to write out a question they like to include in their individual interview process.  Some of us like the question, some of us like the results it provides.  In any event, we hope you find the insight useful in preparing for your next interview.  Hopefully the insight helps you further develop your personal interview style.

Q- "What type of position are you looking for?"

Here's what recruiters don't want to hear a candidate say, "I don't know, what do you have?"  or “I’ll take anything, I just need a job.”

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