Interview The Recruiter with Will Barfield

Linda Reyes

Interview The Recruiter with Will Barfield Grill the recruiter with your toughest question regarding the job search process, our current market, and how to deal with recruiters. Will Barfield is the President and CEO of Barfield Revenue Consulting (BRC), a company he cofounded in 2017 with his wife, Amy Barfield. Will has been in sales his entire professional career, and …

The Interview Twilight Zone: How To Prepare For Scenarios You’re Not Expecting

JohnOConnor Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Forbes Coaches CouncilCommunityVoice POST WRITTEN BY John M. O’Connor John M. O’Connor is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina. I recently had a conversation with a client who didn’t feel he needed in-depth interview coaching because he “had read all the books about interviewing and interviewed about a thousand people in my time.” …

15 Off-The-Wall Interview Questions You Should Know How To Answer

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

There are legions of off-the-walls interview questions reportedly asked by some of the biggest companies in the U.S. From Microsoft’s “How would you move Mt. Fuji?” to Nestle’s “If you were a brick in a wall, which brick would you be and why?” there are plenty of examples where the interviewer was trying to assess a trait or skill of …

Why Your Post-Interview Thank You Letter Isn’t Working

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

 Shutterstock Writing a nice thank you letter after a job interview may set you apart since most people don’t even do that today. But it often won’t help you win the job. Creating innovative, thoughtful follow-up communication, especially for executives, may be the only way you increase your chances of getting hired. This doesn’t mean you need to eliminate the …

The Hidden Interview Tells That Hiring Managers Want To Know

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Many friends of mine think they’re great at reading body language, knowing what people think and presuming to know the future of business, politics and sport. It’s a sport to be this confident. Most think they’re good at golf and poker, too. But, in most negotiations, it’s not just what you say but how you say it that can influence …