In a market where many are in transition and looking for new jobs, optimizing the interview experience is important.
Generally, those chosen for an interview have what it takes to do the job; the challenge faced by all, then, is how to favorably standout from other qualified candidates.
What sets an interviewee apart from others who do the routinely proper interview things -- such as arriving on time and preparing relevant questions?
To succeed, it is helpful to understand the back-story of the interview.
This presentation provides tips on the psychology of the interview from the interviewer’s perspective. It includes issues of particular interest to the 50+ demographic, such as an employer’s concern about the value of a job in the life of a prospective older employee, and how that issue may be approached in an interview.
BIO:Angela J. Rabatin is an authority on the 50-plus age demographic.
Based on her expertise in the field, she was named a Business Smarts columnist for the Washington Business Journal, provided written Congressional testimony, presents to numerous national and local groups, and is quoted by major news media such as The Washington Post.
Through years of research and ground-level intelligence, including from focus groups and one-on-one interviews, Angela offers insight, inspiration, and strategies for navigating the driving forces in today’s environment and to assist in making your own choices.
Straight-forward and practical, her presentation style has been described as “lighthearted, yet serious, and packed with essential information”.
Her research in the field includes a range of topics, including pre-retirement, post-retirement opportunities, employment, e-learning/lifelong learning , aging in place, choosing a retirement residence, societal and cultural changes affecting the 50+ demographic, successful transitions, making friends in later life, Social Security and other benefits, and important legal issues to consider. She is a professor of business and an attorney. Offered for educational and information purposes only; not intended or offered as legal advice.
Angela J. Rabatin