Behavioral Job Interview Questions: What to Expect and How to Answer Them

August 18th, 2017

While a well-crafted résumé filled with relevant technical skills and tangible work experience is an important part of any job search, the interview remains the biggest factor in earning a job offer. Increasingly, companies use behavioral interview questions to get a window into your past performance, with an eye towards predicting how you’ll do with… Read More

Top Interview Questions to Ask a Structural Engineer

August 2nd, 2017

Perusing a résumé gives you a high-level overview of engineering candidate; useful for deciding on which ones to bring in for a face-to-face meeting. The interview offers the best opportunity to truly vet a candidate’s skill set and experience – provided you and your team ask the right questions. Queries that explore what lies behind… Read More

Aptitude Tests When Interviewing: Why Do Employers Use Them and What Can You Expect?

July 7th, 2017

You’ve got an interview with a top technology company on your schedule. Stressing out over presenting a professional appearance and/or speaking clearly is one worry, but what if this is a technical interview? Aptitude tests during an interview setting give employers a great way to vet a candidate’s skills, while also seeing how they react… Read More

Five Tips for Finding a Great Chemist Job in New Jersey and Beyond

June 30th, 2017

Whatever your reason for looking for a new chemist job, it helps to create a plan and focus on its execution. The improving economy means the competition for the best positions in the field remains fierce. A great skill set and a copious amount of professional experience only gets you part of the way to… Read More

How to Respond to a Job Offer (and Four Bonus Tips on Offer Negotiation!)

June 16th, 2017

Congratulations are in order for receiving a job offer! All the hard work crafting a winning résumé and practicing your interviewing techniques has paid off. First things first, though – the company now wants a response. Responding to your potential new employer in an honest and forthright manner, while negotiating for an extra perk or… Read More