The “Not-So-Secret” Secret to Job Search Success; Pt. II: Effectively Communicating Research to an Employer
by Caleb Craft | December 10, 2014
Just in case you missed part one of this blog, we looked at an interesting paradox. Most students say they are well aware that they need to research a company/position before a job interview, yet ECS’s number one complaint from recruiters during on-campus interviews is that “students did not seem to know enough about the company or the job.”
I really do believe that most engineering students are attempting to research companies before interviews, but I think there might be two possible explanations for why this research isn’t getting through to the employer: (a) students may not know how to research effectively or, more importantly, (b) students may not know how to clearly communicate this research to the employer. We focused on part (a) in my last blog post, so this week let’s talk about conveying that information during an interview.
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