Interview Prep

37 songs to fuel your GRL PWR

Give your confidence a boost and get pumped for your interview with these anthems from your favorite female artists. This playlist has everything from throwbacks to the latest chart toppers. 1. Beyonce, “Run the World (Girls)” "Who run the world? Girls!" 2. Demi Lovato, “Confident” "What’s wrong with being confident?" 3. Rachel Platten, “Fight Song” “Starting right now I’ll be strong. I’ll play my fight song.” 4. Gossip, “Get a job” “Girl, you better get a […]

The #1 thing people forget to bring to interviews

Interviewing for a new job can feel unnerving--especially if you're a newbie to job hunting. I hate to say it, but getting prepared for an interview is like eating your broccoli. You've just got to do it. Being prepared with knowledge of the company, role and how you'll answer common questions is the best way to feel confident for the big day. But just in case your dog ate your homework or you're looking to […]

Don’t take your mom (and other tips for your first job interview)

Your very first job interview is scary. I get it. Not knowing what's in store is kind of terrifying. You can do all the research and practice answering common interview questions, but going in for the first time is like going on a first date…you are excited, nervous, and not sure what to expect. Hopefully you know this, but a job interview is important and should be treated as such. No matter how entry-level the […]

5 tips to finding a job in the new year

Happy New Year! Now is the perfect time to refresh your job search and hit the ground running. Finding a new job probably made its way on to your list of resolutions anyway. Check out these tips to make sure this is the year you get hired. Reflect. No matter how successful your job search was last year, think about what worked and what didn't. Try to find any lessons you can apply to the […]

How to train for your job interview like an Olympic athlete

Athletes train insanely hard to qualify and compete in the Olympics. They push themselves mentally, physically and emotionally for the ultimate win. Let's learn from their example and prepare for our job interviews with the same strategies and determination. Find a coach Every athlete needs a coach to guide their training process and push them to meet their goals. In the same way, we need other people to come alongside of us as we prepare […]

How to find a job in 72 hours

Sometimes, it seems like finding a job takes forever. From finding places to apply for and waiting to hear back, the process can seem never-ending. After discovering Snagajob, Christen found a job in just three days! With her advice, you can use Snagajob to land a gig just as fast. “The first day of job searching was like wandering blind, until a manager at a restaurant told me about Snagajob." We'll help walk you through the entire […]

5 smart questions to ask your interviewer

  “Do you have any questions for me?” Here’s a hint, always say yes. Having a few questions up your sleeve to ask the interviewer is an easy trick that can take your interview from good to great. This will allow you to show you mean business and have done the proper research, in addition to setting yourself apart from other candidates. Check out these simple, yet smart questions to ask your interviewer: 1) How do you help […]

The ultimate job interview playlist

We asked you on Facebook and Twitter what music gets you fired up. Whether you’re on the way to a job interview or heading into work, these songs will have you ready to work hard and play hard. From throwbacks to the newest chart toppers, we got great suggestions from you all in every genre. Check out this job interview playlist with a little something for everybody! Rock out and rock your interview! Got a song to add? […]

Tips for your first interview

Well, let's start off by saying this is a pretty big deal. Congratulations on your first job interview! Don't freak out. You may be a little nervous, but the right preparation will put all your worries at ease. Here's a step-by-step guide to every part of the interview process. Before 1) Mock interview. Get a friend or family member to run through a fake version of the real thing to get a feel for the environment […]

Job interview checklist

Congratulations, you landed a job interview! Now it’s time for a little interview prep to make sure you’re on top of your game. Besides figuring out what to wear to your interview, a lot goes into preparing and showing the employer that you’re the best person for the job. This checklist will keep you organized and one step closer to sealing the deal. Now it’s up to you to nail your job interview, good luck!