There is no denying that job interviews can be stressful and intimidating. In a way, they feel a bit like a blind date where you and the hiring manager are trying to determine if there is a “fit.” Of course, there is plenty of information available online about how to provide an answer to common questions, but you must also be prepared to be faced with strange questions—proverbial curveballs—and be able to think quickly, providing a response that is appreciated by the interviewer.
One of the greatest expenses that companies incur is labor costs. Employees are essential to keeping a business running, so this is a necessary expense, but there are strategies that companies can use to control costs without sacrificing results. Implementing the right processes can help improve operating margins, performance, and profitability while reducing overhead, turnover, and employee burnout.
Of all the pressing questions that plague us prior to a job interview (“Will I have the right qualifications? What if I botch an interview question? How do I pronounce the company’s name?”), it seems silly that “What should I wear?” would be one of them. After all, what do clothes have to do with your ability to do the job in question?
Our business world and the landscape it exists in is constantly evolving and changing. And because of this, many employees who have “traditional” careers need to develop the skills and mindsets that are usually associated with business ownership and entrepreneurism. Ultimately, workers need to take a different approach to how they manage their careers to make progress and achieve success.