Tag: job interview

How to Prepare for a Panel Interview

April 3, 2020 in Ask a Recruiter, Dallas IT Recruiting


An interview can create a lot of stress for a candidate. An interview with six people firing unrelated questions at you in rapid succession can exponentially increase your stress. It’s common to have managers from several departments conduct a panel interview to determine how well-rounded an applicant is and how they fit into the company […]


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How to Survive a Bad Interview

October 11, 2019 in Ask a Recruiter, Dallas IT Recruiting


Congratulations! You got past the resume review and landed an interview. You have prepared thoroughly, rehearsed, got dressed in your finest suit, and arrived on time. Just then you realize that the interview is going south. Maybe you fumbled a question or two. Perhaps the hiring manager is ill-prepared or giving you the old poker […]


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20 Bizarre Interview Questions

August 9, 2019 in Ask a Recruiter, Dallas IT Recruiting


A job interview is a huge mixed-bag of energy, anxiety, and excitement. Now that you’ve made the first cut it is time to prepare and rehearse for the big day. You have developed solid responses to the expected questions such as the dreaded “Tell me about your biggest weakness.” You are even confident in responding […]


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How to Really Stand Out in an Interview

July 19, 2019 in Ask a Recruiter, Dallas IT Recruiting


You have a big interview coming up. This is a position you’d really love to land, but you know that the employer will be talking to many candidates. Presumably all of the applicants have the necessary experience and technical skills for the job, otherwise they wouldn’t have landed an interview. How do you stand out […]


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Successful Salary and Benefit Negotiations

May 10, 2019 in Ask a Recruiter, Dallas IT Recruiting


Last month we talked about the two phases of interviews and when to bring up compensation click here https://bct-corp.com/jobs-in-dallas-tx/Jobs-in-Dallas-TX/when-to-bring-up-compensation-in-an-interview/ . Now that you’ve cleared all of the hurdles presented in phase one it is finally time to discuss compensation with your new employer. How do you negotiate a solid package for yourself? The first thing […]


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