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Jeff discusses another interviewing mistake people make–not learning the single best question to ask on an interview and when to ask it. ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host...
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Listen to the full episode here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thebiggamehunter/2017/10/27/you-never-know-who-makes-a-difference-in-your-interviews EP 908 Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter shares a few stories to explain why you should treat everyone like young royalty who you meet on an interview.  ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a...
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These are pretty dumb. ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching and life coaching. He is the host of “No BS...
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Follow Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/NoBSCoachingAdvice Another 1 of those dumb mistakes that proves costly to you because you miss an opportunity.
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Hi! I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I'm the head coach for JobSearchCoachingHQ.com, a site with curated information that you watch, listen to or read that is going to help you find work more quickly.

Today, I am doing 1 of my "stupid interview mistakes" shows and is designed to talk with you about 1 of the dumb things that job hunters do time and again on interviews. This mistake is not closing. You know, you are at the end of the interview.

I talked about interviewing until I am blue in the face. If you haven't seen my material on it, go to YouTube. TheBigGameHunterTV it is my channel. Look for the playlist with interview tips and there is another one with answers to tough interview. There is 1/3 1 about brainteasers where, if you are in the financial services industry or applying to things with hedge funds, Those questions might be helpful to you.

Here, we get to the end of the interview and they asked, "So, do you have any questions for us?"I've covered a lot of the questions before and then you get to the point where you have exhausted the questions and you don't close.

What do I mean by closing?

"What's going to happen next?"It's really that simple question. "What's going to happen next?"

"Do you have any reservations about my candidacy that I can address here?"

"What will next steps look like and what sort of timeline do you have for next steps?"

Why is that important? It conveys interest.It also communicates pure level relationship instead of superior-subordinate. It is leveling the playing field. You are not giving away all of your power to the employer and deem it the right time to call. You are trying to get a sense of what will happen.

"Well, we have 37 more people to talk with.." They are telling you something with that answer that is very different than if they say, "I have 1 or 2 more people to speak with I would like to get you back next week."

What you're doing is learning from them how they see you..

"Do you see any deficiencies in my background, they give you 'cause for pause?'" They will answer that question and, from there you can go, "Oh! I'm sorry didn't address that in 1 of my earlier answers. Can I speak to that, please?"

Again, you're not giving up control the process. You are closing it In a way that allows you to appear strong and in control, just like they want to appear strong and in control.

Again, "What are the next steps?"

"Would you give me a timeline for what those next steps will be?"

"Is there anything here that is giving you reason to hesitate as to whether I can do this position So that, in this way, I'm able to address it."

Hope you found this helpful. I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. If you like me to coaching with interview preparation, critiquing your resume and/or LinkedIn profile, salary negotiation, Visit www.thebiggamehunter.us. There is a tabs on the top that speak to the services that I offer.Click the appropriate one; make payment.We'll schedule a time to speak.

I would love to help you Improve your interviewing because job hunting doesn't have to be hard, difficult, painful or take a long time. Job that they has a different skill set Then doing the job.

Hope you have a great day! Take care!

ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching and business life coaching. He is the host of “Job Search Radio,” “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” and his newest show, “No BS Coaching Advice.” Are you interested in 1:1 coaching, interview coaching, advice about networking more effectively, how to negotiate your offer or leadership coaching? Visit www.TheBigGameHunter.us and click the relevant tab on the top of the page. JobSearchCoachingHQ.com offers great advice for job hunters—videos, my books and guides to job hunting, podcasts, articles, PLUS a community for you to ask questions of PLUS the ability to ask me questions where I function as your ally with no conflict of interest answering your questions.   Connect with me on LinkedIn. Like me on Facebook. You can order a copy of "Diagnosing Your Job Search Problems" for Kindle on Amazon and receive free Kindle versions of "No BS Resume Advice" and "Interview Preparation." If you want to know how to win more interviews, order “Winning Interviews.” You’ll learn how to win phone interviews, in-person interviews, the best question to ask on any interview and more. Would you like to talk through a salary negotiation or potential negotiation you're involved with? Order and schedule time with me. Do you have questions or would like advice about networking or any aspect of your search. Order and schedule time with me. Would you like me to critique your resume. Order a critique from me For more about LinkedIn, order "Stacked: Double Your Job Interviews, Leverage Recruiters and Unlock LinkedIn." Jeff’s Kindle book, “You Can Fix Stupid: No BS Hiring Advice,” is available on Amazon.
Follow Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/NoBSCoachingAdvice There is a very dumb mistake that people make on interviews that I find reminds me of someone singing a Mexican song, Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work...
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This is one of the dumbest mistakes people make when they interview– not treating the interview like a two-way street. Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves life coaching, as well as executive job search coaching and business...
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Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsPlayer EmbedShare Leave a ReviewListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSSpotify Powered by the Simple Podcast Press Player EP 755 It’s one thing not to remember, it’s another thing not to remember. In this video, Jeff Altman, the Big Game Hunter tries to discourage you from lying during your job search. ...
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