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Snag Your Dream Job: Ace the Interview

January 7, 2014

Charles Schwab is a financial services firm that is widely recognized as a great place to work. The quality of their employees and candidates owes some credit to a robust, well thought out talent acquisition strategy. Their recruiters, known as “Schwab talent advisors”, are opening up and sharing their advice for job and internship seekers.

We all know that interviews can be one of the most challenging steps of getting hired. Shannon Grimes, talent attraction manager at Charles Swab, has an inside look on what hiring managers look for when interviewing a candidate and shares how to prepare for an upcoming interview. “The key to a successful interview is to prepare!” she says.

One of the most important questions you’ll be asked during the interview is to discuss the company’s information and why you would like to work for the company. If you are applying for a senior role more is expected from you. Questions can range from the competitive position of the company to new products and trends.

Thankfully, we live in the digital age where research has never been easier. Grimes outlines three steps on how to get the information you may need. Your research will verify that you are interested in the job and convince the recruiter that you are the right person for the position. Read the full post, “Want to Ace the Interview? Be a Know-It-All.”

The Charles Schwab blog will continue the Snag Your Dream Job series through the winter and spring. Check back soon for the next post!

Post 1 in the series: Charles Schwab Wants to Help You Snag Your Dream Job or Internship

Post 2 in the series: Snag Your Dream Job: To-Do’s for Networking Success

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