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Are You Interviewing Potential Employers?... Well, You Should Be!
When you are a job seeker, it is very important to understand the company and the actual position the company is currently looking to fill. Throughout the process you, the candidate, should be researching. This research should be a combination of online research and first-hand research through asking direct questions when you have the opportunity.  Here are a few things to keep in mind. 
1. Research the Company Online Before Applying.  Job Description - Read this more than once to get an idea of the company, the duties of the role and the needed and preferred qualifications. (Please keep in mind that you do not need to have ALL of the qualifications to apply in most cases, however the more qualifications you do hold, the better.)Know the Business - Understand what the company actually does to make profits. At the end of the day, employers want employees that will be able to see the bi…

Interviewing tips.

Here are my Do’s and Don’ts that I hope will help those looking for a job. Here are my Do’s: ·Ask what the dress code is and dress adequately. As I will state in the don’ts section – you need to know what the dress code is before interviewing as different companies want casual, business casual or a suit! You need to know and prepare ahead of time. ·Dress comfortably. When you are comfortable, you interview better.    ·Do your homework on the company. Please research the company. A simple Google search will show you when the company started, CEO and other key leaders and what the company is about. How do you know if you want to work at a place if you don’t know the basics of it? Seems simple, but so many have gotten to the in person interview stage and ask interviewers to tell them about what the company does… not a good look. ·Arrive to the Interview 10-15 minutes early. Sometimes being on time is being late. During an interview it looks good to most interviewers to be a few minutes early…