Weekly Job Byte

Behavioral Job Interviews

What is a behavioral interview? Candidates for employment often ask what the difference is between a regular job interview and a behavioral interview.

There isn’t a difference in the actual format of the job interviewer. You will still meet with an interviewer and respond to interview questions. The difference is in the type of interview questions that will be asked.

What is a Behavioral Job Interview?

Behavioral based interviewing is interviewing based on discovering how the interviewee acted in specific employment-related situations. The logic is that how you behaved in the past will predict how you will behave in the future i.e. past performance predicts future performance. Read More.

The 29 smartest questions to ask at the end of every job interview
It’s important to remember that every interview is a two-way street. You should be interviewing the employer just as much as they’re interviewing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.

So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions for me?” take advantage of this opportunity. It’s the best way to determine if you’d be happy working for this employer, and whether your goals are aligned with theirs.   Read More

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Open-Ended Interview Questions and Answers

Open-ended interview questions and answers should be reviewed before you head into your interview. Basically, open-ended questions are those that cannot be answered with “yes” or “no.”

The standard job interview can go in a variety of directions, and can sometimes get taken way off course. Other times, interviewers are trying to get a good sense of personality from you as a candidate to see if you will fit into the employer’s culture. Either way, it’s your job as the candidate to turn these into answers your recruiter or new manager might want to hear. Read More

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Improve your chances of getting a new job by taking advantage of the Ready To Work NJ 2 Day Workshop! Upcoming workshops are scheduled at:

  • Middlesex CC – July 20 & 21 – Contact John Radvany
  • Bergen CC – Aug. 4 & 5 – Contact Unnati Patel
  • County College of Morris – Aug. 4 & 11 – Contact Jaci Teune

Candidates may also receive a phone call from the participating Colleges. Note: if email link doesn’t work, please use the first initial last name @ njworkforce.org to send an email.