How to speak about a previous employer you had a negative experience with in an interview [Podcast]

Welcome to the

“Discover Your Worth In Chicago Podcast”

Our GOAL is simple:

We want to help you find your ideal position in Chicago.

No filler. No BS. Just pure uncensored job seeking tips.

In this episode we cover:

  • The most common ways an interviewer will sometimes try to throw you off balance
  • Great question to ask to impress the interviewer: “The person you want in this role what would you like to see them achieve in the first 6-12 months that they are on the position?”
  • What happens if they answer all your questions before it’s time for you to ask questions?
  • How to speak about a previous employer you had a negative experience with in an interview
  • The best closing question in an interview; “Based on the resume and our conversation today is there anything about our conversation that would lead you to believe that I am not a good fit for the position is there any question that I could perhaps answer or clarify for you?”
  • How to get a hiring manager to look right at you and say “no I think you are qualified for this position. I think you’d be great.” It’s like a Jedi mind trick.
  • How to make yourself into an ideal candidate
  • How to find the right cultural fit?
  • Good questions to ask to learn if the company culture is a fit with them?
  • The key question that everyone should ask at the end of their interview
  • Closing thoughts on preparing for the interview; breath and reframe and if you don’t get it your recruiter will have some great feedback for you
  • And much, much more…

Enjoy!

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Show Notes:
00:00 Intros from Mark Meyer, Brian Jones, and Eleni Stefanopoulos
1:50 Why does Google ask this interview question: Why is a manhole cover round?
3:45 How an interviewer will sometimes try to throw you off balance
5:00 Great question to ask to impress the interviewer: “The person you want in this role what would you like to see them achieve in the first 6-12 months that they are on the position?” (Clip)
6:20 What is the value of interview prep? Standard questions: what are the days, hours, pay? These are not the questions you want to be coming up in an interview. Try to think about the company and what the company wants from the person taking this role.
7:40 What happens if they answer all your questions before it’s time for you to ask questions? (Clip)
8:35 What is the role of a staffing firm in interview prep?
9:30 Examples of when interview prep helped turn an interview into a job; recruiters get feedback from employers to help you improve your chances of success
10:45 How to speak about a previous employer you had a negative experience with in an interview (Clip)
13:30 The best closing question in an interview; based on the resume and our conversation today is there anything about our conversation that would lead you to believe that I am not a good fit for the position is there any question that I could perhaps answer or clarify for you?
How to get a hiring manager to look right at you and say “no I think you are qualified for this position. I think you’d be great.” It’s like a Jedi mind trick. (Clip)
15:45 Difference between a recruiter a career coach? How each one is compensated? Recruiter is paid by employer; career counselor is paid by the candidate.
18:45 Specific interview questions asked for insurance, legal, and finance?
21:15 How to make yourself into an ideal candidate
22:45 The importance of having an open mind when searching for your ideal position
23:30 How to find the right cultural fit?
25:30 Good questions to ask to learn if the company culture is a fit with them? (Clip)
27:00 The key question that everyone should ask at the end of their interview
28:05 Closing thoughts on preparing for the interview; breath and reframe and if you don’t get it your recruiter will have some great feedback for you

QUESTION OF THE SHOW: What was your favorite quote or lesson from this episode? Please let us know in the comments.

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