Some people will argue that they know exactly where they will be. So I started to think backwards: where was I 10 years ago and how I was answering such question in a job interview? College had just started out, first semester, still a rookie. I didn’t realize at the time but I was going through… Continue reading Where do you see yourself in 10 years
I always had this thing about turning 27. Not sure why, I just had. Since I was a kid I always imagined how it would be when I get to this age. I remember I was a super shy kid, with a big wave of uncertainty surrounding my mind. I watched people in the subway wearing their white collar suits… Continue reading Work as working for God
You probably have bullet points in your CV. If not, write down a few. Now, try to rewrite the same content in two or three paragraphs. Keep this format, but now tell a story with a clear beginning-middle-end structure. Do this exercise for emails, cover letters and everything else you have written with bullet points. This… Continue reading Try it out…and see how it works
Maybe you already know this technique. Maybe not. So, I thought it is worth sharing: “STAR” is a technique used to facilitate the understanding and organize your ideas when the interviewer ask you to tell some situation. S = Situation A breafly description of the facts. What was it all about? T = Task Did… Continue reading STAR: Telling a story in a job interview
You spend enough time thinking about how you will do to get that job, which is quite good. But what really makes you worthy? After all, what every employer wants to know is what you can do to contribute in that role. If you focus on this issue, you will be answering the doubt what goes on… Continue reading Looking for a job or getting it?