It is going to happen, somewhere down the line; someone will ask you the infamous “tell me about yourself” question. How do you answer this interview question? Many times interviewers will ask you this to break the ice or get things rolling in the interviewer, but the question itself can give the interviewer insights on if you would be a right fit for the position.
Senior Technical Recruiter, Karalie Kanneh provides valuable insights for technical professionals to ensure their resumes grab the attention of hiring managers.
— By Debra Prentice, Market Development Director
We all know the standard mistakes to avoid during an interview: not being prepared, not researching the company, or not appearing interested; but what are the not-so-obvious mistakes to avoid?
–By Debra Prentice, Market Development Director
Asking effective questions at the end of the interview not only shows interest in the position; but asking relevant questions during the interview will ensure the company is a good mutual fit for both parties. The goal of any interview is to ensure the tone is conversational but also to ensure that it is a two-way conversation.
While skill sets and educational background are important, employers should also look for 5 key mindsets of their prospective employees to build their dynamic teams of the future.
–by Debra Prentice, Market Development Director
Conferences are an ideal place to meet new people, reach out to industry leaders, and find answers to questions you didn’t even know to ask. As everyone says, your network and contacts can make all the difference in the next five to ten years. Read more “Networking At Conferences 101”
“For the past three years, Montana’s high-tech companies have said in this survey that finding enough skilled technology talent is their number one barrier to growth. This report underscores the growing need for technology workers in Montana. But it also shows potential job candidates the strength of our tech industry and hopefully gives them more confidence to consider opportunities in Montana.”
Read more “High Tech companies expected to add 960 new jobs”
–By Christina Henderson, Reposted from original article here
In 2015, remote work options will allow more Montana workers to find high-paying jobs where they want to live and Montana companies to hire the specialized skill sets they need.
By Joann Pintz-Cole ARROW SOLUTIONS GROUP
Fortunately, Montana is currently ranked 12th in the nation’s unemployment ratings. The flip side to this low unemployment rating is a shortage of skilled and qualified job candidates.