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How to Answer Three of the Trickiest Interview Questions

When you embark on a job search, there are many challenges, but preparing for an interview can be downright nerve-wracking. If you are like most people, you are not accustomed to selling yourself and telling total strangers why you are great, which is basically what an interview demands. I joke to candidates that interviewing is one of those things you get better at with practice; you just hope you don’t have to practice too much!

How to Land Your Dream Job - 5 WinterWyman Experts Weigh-in

We asked our WinterWyman recruiters what advice they would give to people who are passionate about landing their dream jobs. Here’s what our experts had to say!

Why Everyone Should Have a (Good) Recruiter

The benefits of having a trusted career advisor in your network can have a profound positive effect over the course of your career. Here are three ways a recruiter can help you throughout your professional life.

Four Ways to Combat Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever felt like a fraud? Do you ever tell yourself that your accomplishments are a result of dumb luck or good timing? If you answered “yes” to either question, you may be experiencing Imposter Syndrome.

What You Said vs. What You Meant: When What They Heard Lost You the Job

We have all been there. Even the most well-intentioned person has the occasional wording snafu. Add the pressure of interviewing for your dream job, and the margin for error quadruples. Here are some common interview misspeaks and ways to avoid them.

 

 

What to Contemplate When Considering a Board Seat

For seasoned, senior-level executives, adding “Board Membership” to their resumes is an intriguing next step. But, the value of a board seat depends on both your performance and commitment. A strong performance can open up opportunities you’ve aspired to for years; failing can damage your reputation and limit your options for the future.

How to Answer the “Tell Me about Yourself” Question

Because, “Tell Me about Yourself” is such an overarching question, it can be difficult to formulate a focused  response. While there is no one right or wrong way to respond, a team of WinterWyman’s expert recruiters offer their suggestions on the best ways to answer this commonly asked interview question.

The New LinkedIn – Three Crucial Tips for Job Seekers

Job searching is consuming enough on its own - don’t let the new LinkedIn user interface add to your stress. Check out the key areas to look out for when you're ready to start your search. 

Passed Over Again: How to Determine Why You’re Not Landing the Job

You're being called in for interviews and invited back for follow-ups, but you aren't receiving the offer. What should you be doing differently? Three WinterWyman recruiting experts share their ideas for helping you get the new position you desire.

How to Make the Move from CIO to CEO

This is an interesting time for CIOs aspiring to become CEOs. With so many organizations, regardless of industry, positioning themselves as “technology companies” (hello GE!), CIOs have increased influence on their company’s business and have gained valuable experience beyond the expected realm of technology. If you are a CIO looking to become CEO, here are some things you can do to set yourself up for the promotion.

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