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    1O Reasons why You didn't get the second call back interview.

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    1. Arriving late. Make sure to research the night before the destination your interview is being held, and add an extra hour to your arrival time.  The earlier you arrive, the less anxious and nervous you will be during your interview. Remember, the early bird catches the worm.

    2.  Low Enthusiasm, Low Energy, Not Enough Get-up-and-go. Yes,  definitely important to show interest and pep. Make sure you are well-rested, and in high spirits, or fake it by drinking a caffeinated beverage.  

    3. Dressing unprofessionally, or sloppy. You don’t have to spend a ton of money on your interview outfit, but make sure you look clean and polish. The two types of business dress codes are: Professional Dress and Business Casual.

    • Professional Dress. For women, this means a business suit or pants suit, or dress and jacket.  For men, professional dress means a business suit or a blazer, dress pants and a tie. 
    • Business Casual   For women, this means a shirt with a collar and/or a sweater, khakis or dress pants or moderate length dress or skirt (knee-length or longer) and nice shoes.  For men, business casual is a polo shirt or shirt with a collar and/or sweater, khakis or dress pants and dress shoes.  No tie is required

    4. No eye contact, Poor Body Language (ex. slouching, too stiff, etc.) It's easy to slouch when you are nervous, but it will make you look unprepared and uninterested.

    • Don’t stare blankly. Don’t rub or touch your nose. Don’t cross your legs and shake one nervously.  
    • Do establish a comfortable amount of personal space between you and the interviewer. Invading personal space (anything more than 20 inches) could make the interviewer feel uncomfortable. Do sit up straight, and keep an interested expression on your face, while occasionally nodding.  

    5.  Talking too much, or being too quiet. If, you talk too much it shows you have no respect for the person interviewing you. If, you talk too little it shows you lack communication skills, and does not provide the interviewer any information about your qualifications.   

    6.  Lack of confidence. Too many vague answers. Too many Umms.  There is a lot of strong competition out there, and unpreparedness in your responses will automatically disqualify you from the second call back. Also, the interviewer will take your lack of confidence as a potential red flag that you may not be able to handle the job.

    7. You spoke poorly about your previous boss, employer, co-workers, etc.  Even if you had a bad experience with you previous employer, co-workers, boss, etc., make sure to keep this information to yourself.  Instead, mention a positive experience that you had on your last job, or of a skill that you were able to learn. Otherwise, you will appear as negative and confrontational. The key is to stay Positive.  

    8. You don’t give strong examples or support of your qualifications, or job experience. Prepare a short 30 second spiel about your experience and career goals, for when you are asked that dreadful question “tell me about yourself”.  Make sure to rehearse your speech in front of a mirror or in front of a friend. The more natural you appear the better your chances for landing that second call back.

    9. Don’t act overfriendly, or make yourself at home.  Don’t put your feet up. Don’t smoke.  Don’t eat food during your interview, or while you are waiting to be interviewed. Make sure you eat your mickey d’s before or after your interview.

    10. You didn’t clean up your web presence, ex. Facebook, twitter, etc.
    Regardless of how careful you are it is always a good idea to set your Facebook page to private or limited profile. Keep in mind, that what you or your friends post on your Facebook wall reflects your judgment and professionalism. If, your Facebook is not stellar, make sure you have a professional profile in LinkedIn that highlights your affiliations, skills and qualifications. The better-rounded you appear the better your chances for nabbing the second call back.

    Florida Career College places great emphasis on helping graduates find employment in their fields of study.

    Florida Career College Quote of the Day!!

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    A great quote from a great artist. Also, the peacock pic is not too bad.
    "Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings." ~Salvador Dali

    Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dali I Domenech was born at 8:45 a.m.,  May 11, 1904 in the small agricultural town of Figueres, Spain. As an artist,  "Dali worked in all media, leaving behind a wealth of oils, watercolors, drawings, graphics, and sculptures, films, photographs, performance pieces, jewels and objects of all descriptions. As important, he left for posterity the permission to explore all aspects of one’s own life and to give them artistic expression."

    If you would like to read more about Salvador Dali, or view some of his great art, http://www.thedali.org/history/biography.html. Also, if you live in the state of Florida you can visit the Dali Museum located in the city of St. Petersburg, north of Tampa,  http://www.thedali.org/visit/overview.html.

     

    A career college in Florida can change your life for the better. With valuable job skill training that is directly applicable to your career of choice, an education at a career college can help you increase your earning potential.

    We offer a flexible program schedule including daytime and evening classes. Call us today at 1 888.351.5083  or to learn more visit our website http://www.careercollege.edu/ or check out our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FloridaCareerCollege

     

     

    Looking for a New Career? Check Out These Links To Help Aid In Your Search!

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    Florida Career College’s goal is to help you discover your passion, and get the education and training needed in order to pursue it!  If you’re unhappy with your current situation, and are looking for a new career, check out some of the resources we have below, then call Florida Career College today at (954) 357-0372!  We want to work with you to find the right program and the right price for you!

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    Florida Career College Open House

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    Florida Career College would like to invite you to our Open House, this Saturday, March 31st, 2012, being held at our Hialeah Campus and West Palm Beach Campus.

    The Hialeah Campus is located at 3750 West 18 th Ave. HIALEAH, FL 33012
    Open House starts at 11am-2pm. If, you have any questions, regarding our programs please give us a call 888-351-5083 or (305) 825-3231.

    The West Palm Beach Campus is located at 6058 Okeechobee Blvd.
    WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33417.
    Open House starts at 10am-2pm. If, you have any questions, regarding our programs please give us a call @888-351-5083, or 561.689.0550.

    Or check out our website www.careercollege.edu or our facebook page www.facebook.com/floridacareercollege.

    Learn More About The Programs Here At FCC With These Great Resources

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    The programs offered at Florida Career College put your dreams of a better career within reach. To learn more about the careers and opportunities an education at FCC can offer you, check out these links and articles.  Florida Career College has several programs and flexible course schedules to help you train for the career of your dreams. Give us a call today at (954) 357-0372 to learn more.

    • FCC’s School of Cosmetology offers programs for students interested in fulfilling the beauty industry’s high demand for skin care specialists. In fact, The New York Times named skin care specialist as one of the top ten fastest-growing jobs.
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    • Information technology can have a global impact. Check out this article from CNET.com article on how IT can save the world.
    • The instincts and skills of a good nurse can save lives. Read this article from the Las Vegas Review-Journal on how a nurse saved a man’s life on a plane in midflight.
    • Massage therapy is not just a client luxury—it has real benefits to one’s health. Find out how massage therapy made all the difference for one patient’s battle with breast cancer.

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