How to Nail a Video Interview
Even before the COVID-19 crisis, companies were trending toward video or virtual interviews and one could potentially argue that even after it’s safe to return to our offices, that video interviews will continue to be increasingly utilized.
The Scouted Virtual Interview
Our goal is to help you put your best foot forward so we and our companies can understand what you are like beyond your resume - read below for our tips, an overview of the process, and a reminder of the questions we’ll ask.
10 Reasons Candidates Get Turned Down From Jobs (That Are Totally in Their Control)
Getting turned down from a role isn’t always in your control, but today we wanted to talk about the aspects that are in your control during an interview process.
11 Benefits You Should Negotiate Other Than Salary
If you’re wondering what you should bring up during your negotiation of benefits, you’re in luck. We created a short list that you can keep in mind when it comes time to asking for elements in your compensation package other than the digits on your paycheck.
Scouted’s 7 step guide to preparing for your first call with a career coach
So you have a call with a career coach coming up -- or you’re thinking about scheduling one. Read on for some of our best tips for prepping for a call with a career coach.
What are the *right* questions to ask in an interview?
During an interview, asking questions is important. But what many may not realize is that the questions you choose to ask can say a lot.
Don’t Make This Mistake When You Want to Close Top Talent
While companies are constantly assessing if a candidate is adequately passionate about joining their team, I cannot stress enough how important it is for the employer to demonstrate excitement about a candidate's candidacy as well.
By Jacqueline Loeb in Companies
How to Talk About Why You’re Leaving Your Old Company
How, or why a person leaves a company can potentially say a lot about them; make sure you know how to answer this common job interview question.
How to use a thank you note to fix an imperfect interview
Even if your interview didn’t go exactly the way you hoped, it’s still possible to leave a positive final impression before the hiring manager makes their decision. Here are a few first steps you can take to perfect the post-interview thank-you note.
Introducing: Coached by Scouted
Coached by Scouted is how we can best help companies manage layoffs with empathy and compassion, and help job-seekers get back on their feet as soon as possible. At its heart, Coached by Scouted is career coaching for humans.
How to Reschedule a Job Interview
Once you realize you’ll need to reschedule, it’s important to connect with the right people and let them know as soon as possible. The sooner you’re able to reschedule your interview, the more prepared and on top of things you’ll seem.
How To Think About Compensation As You Look For A Job
Compensation is the question on everyone's mind as they search and interview for a new job. Here are some tips for how to research and think about salary as you enter negotiations for a new job.
By Mark Weyland in Candidates
COVID-19 and You. What Are Your Next Steps?
If you’re still wondering what's happening with your job/job search/the world in general, we’ve come up with a list of suggested first steps for you to take during this transition. Hopefully, they’ll provide some direction and clarity and be helpful to you in the days to come.