HR has to give you the go ahead [Facebook LIVE Episode #18 on Round One Interviews]

HR has to give you the go ahead [Facebook LIVE Episode #18 on Round One Interviews]

July 12, 2017 Interviewing

These days HR professionals are delivering incremental value to their business partners in multiple ways including throughout the recruitment process. Gone are the days when that first round interview was a casual phone call. Nowadays, HR professionals are serving as strategic business partners and they are making decisions early on in the process that can stop you in your tracks en route to your dream job.

My goal in this video series is to help you be better prepared than your peers for your round one interview by helping you use this trend in your favor.

Watch this episode to see how you can empower HR with all the information they need to know in order to move you to a round two interview.



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Next week, I’ll discuss how you can discuss your salary negotiations during your next round one interview — and yes, salary talks are now taking place in round one so you must be prepared.

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About the author

Melissa Llarena: is the CEO and career coach behind Career Outcomes Matter. Her craft is coaching top executives on how to dissect and deliver the perfect job interview. Her client base includes US-based as well as international business leaders with 15-plus years of experience who are undeniably really good at what they do yet simply want a strategic partner who can quickly fully understand their tangible and intangible contributions to effectively scale up their interviewing skills for the toughest interviews. Click to gain instant access to her 20-page interview preparation kit to gain an edge then schedule a phone call to see how she’d leverage her most powerful insights based on your unique situation -- all in time for your next interview.