Acing a Technical Interview

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You polished your resume, sweated out the application process, and now your potential future employer has called you back for that technical interview. During this conversation, you’ll be charged with showing off your personality and demonstrating your technical aptitude and problem-solving skills. Feeling the nerves creeping in? Not to worry! Today we’ve got a few… Read more »

Don’t Spook Your Potential Employer: Interview Horror Stories

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Don’t Spook Your Potential Employer: Interview Horror Stories

With Halloween around the corner, it is easy to join in the frightening festivities, but leave the scare tactics at home on the day of your interview. Earlier this year, we launched a series of blogs themed around off-the-wall interview stories we collected from our own recruiters. Among the topics, we explored immediate interview deal-breakers,… Read more »

Tips for a Successful Skype Interview: Part 2

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Tips for a Successful Skype Interview: Part 2

Back in 2013, we posted a blog titled Tips for a Successful Skype Interview. Over the past three years, Skype has become more popular and commonly used by businesses everywhere. Not only can you hold business meetings with colleagues overseas or interview face-to-face with hiring managers, you can virtually share experiences with people anywhere in… Read more »

How Candidates Leave Lasting Impressions and More Hilarious Interview Moments

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How Candidates Leave Lasting Impressions and More Hilarious Interview Moments

Part 5: How Candidates Leave Lasting Impressions and More Hilarious Interview Moments This is the final set of our Off-the-Wall Interview Stories from our Recruiters to conclude the series. For this blog, we asked our recruiters if a candidate has ever left them with a lasting impression and/or if they have ever received souvenirs, gifts… Read more »

Recruiters Respond to Insults and Classic Q&As

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Recruiters Respond to Insults and Classic Q&As

Part 4: Recruiters Respond to Insults and Classic Q&As Have you ever insulted or offended a recruiter? In Part 4 of our Off-the-Wall-Interview-Stories, we asked our recruiters to describe situations when they were insulted by job candidates. The next time you are in an interview, remember these four important words: Think. Before. You. Speak. In… Read more »

What NOT to Wear & Are You Suited for the Job?

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What NOT to Wear & Are You Suited for the Job?

Part 3: What NOT to Wear & Are You Suited for the Job? Do you dress to impress? When you know you are going to be meeting with recruiters, this is a must! You don’t necessarily have to dress to the nines but your appearance goes a long way. Here are two important words to… Read more »

How to Wow the Interviewer & Overcome Obstacles

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How to Wow the Interviewer & Overcome Obstacles

Part 2: How to Wow the Interviewer & Overcome Obstacles Do you want to knock the socks off your next interviewer? We gathered recent stories from our recruiters about how to impress during the interview process. Last month we kicked off this blog series with immediate deal-breakers. This time around, we will explore how to… Read more »

Off-the-Wall Interview Stories from our Recruiters

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Off-the-Wall Interview Stories from our Recruiters

Part 1: Immediate Deal-Breakers Job seeking candidates often search for the perfect “Top 10 Interview Questions” as they prepare to face the interviewer. Instead, we went behind the scenes to ask our TCG recruiters about their off-the-wall stories and experiences with interviewees. We encourage you to take notes as this blog series is also intended… Read more »

How to Interview for a Tech Career

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How to Interview for a Tech Career

We’ve all read the articles detailing what to do and what not to do during interviews, but these articles are often generalized and not specific to the industry. If you’re looking for advice on how to interview for an IT job, you’ve come to the right place. We want to make sure you’re as prepared… Read more »

Qualities of Candidates We Love

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Qualities of Candidates We Love

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air. Here at The Centrics Group, there’s nothing we love more than fabulous candidates. There’s no such thing as the “perfect candidate,” but some can get pretty close. These are the dedicated self-starters who excel at whatever tasks are thrown their way and always seem to… Read more »