Category: Interviewing

CRE Recruiters Offer Insight For Job Seekers During Pandemic

ICSC Webinar: Next Steps for Job Seekers

By David Poline

This article originally appeared here: https://www.icsc.com/news-and-views/icsc-exchange/webinar-next-steps-for-job-seekers. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented amount of uncertainty in today’s job market. Furloughed and laid-off development, leasing and marketing executives are polishing up resumes, dusting off deal sheets and updating their LinkedIn profiles. Persistent networking will remain the key to finding new employment, advised recruitment experts on an ICSC webinar titled Preparing for Your Next Job Opportunity. The newly unemployed fall into two categories: those who can…

How to Win the Interview

By David Poline

How to Win the Interview and Get the Job You Want Here’s a sneak peek into my “How to Win the Interview” presentation scheduled for 10:00 AM PT next Monday, May 21st at ICSC RECon in Las Vegas at the Talent Development Pavilion.  Hope to see you there! Most people are nervous going into an interview, especially if the job is one they really want. Luckily, there are some steps you can take before, during and…

Ace that Interview and Prove the Company Needs You

Ace that Interview and Prove the Company Needs You

By David Poline

Does anyone really like interviews? I don’t know of anyone of who jumps out of bed in the morning and thinks, “I am so excited about my interview today. It will be a fun and carefree time.” But, it’s a necessary part of the career advancement process. What is the primary purpose of an interview? That depends on what side you are on - the interviewer or the interviewee. If you are interviewing for the…

Interview Do’s & Don’ts

By David Poline

We advised how to effectively prepare for and close an interview in our blog post Interview Preparation.  The guidelines below can be used as a refresher to help ensure interview success. Interview Do's Arrive 15 minutes early. Clarify ambiguous questions. Answer the specific question that is asked by restating the question in your response. Seek to have the interviewer describe the position and its responsibilities early in the interview. Then, relate your skills, strengths and…

Interview Preparation

By David Poline

Way to go - you landed the interview! Now, it’s critical to properly prepare. Here’s our advice: Research the company and the position. If Poline Associates helped arrange the interview, we can provide you with the basic information you need about the company and the specific role. Review the job description carefully and utilize resources like the company’s website, LinkedIn and other online tools to understand the company’s history, culture, and approach to their business.…

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