Posts tagged Interviewing

"Essential Steps to Conducting an Informational Interview"

Rachel Howell
June 20, 2014

Our career development colleagues at the Georgia Tech Center for Career Discovery and Development have a great online resource on the " essential steps to conducting an informational interview." Their list is very informative, including how to locate contacts, the steps to make an appointment, examples of what to say during an initial contact, the actual questions in an informational interview, and tips on follow-up and assessing the experience. 

Illegal Interview Questions – What They Are and How to Handle Them

Kate Stuart
June 12, 2014

"Illegal Interview Questions – What They Are and How to Handle Them," NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education, OITE Careers Blog "In the United States, federal and state laws prohibit prospective employers from asking certain questions that are not related to the job for which they are hiring; however, most interviewers are not deliberately trying to discriminate against job applicants..."

Nashville Area Career Fair, February 11, 2014

Kate Stuart
January 23, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The Nashville Area Career Fair is on Tuesday, February 11, at the Williamson County Ag Exposition Park. The event is free, but tickets are required. The BRET Office of Career Development has your tickets! For more information, visit Email to request a ticket. She will put tickets at the BRET front desk (Light Hall, Suite 340) for easy pick-up!

Coming Soon: Interviewing with the Deans in Your Faculty Job Search

Kim Petrie
October 22, 2013

Preparing for a teaching/research career in academia? You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear about the academic interview process from the perspectives of three Vanderbilt University Deans. This panel discussion will be Monday, November 4, 2013, from 11:00am-12:00pm in the Bishop Johnson Black Cultural Center Auditorium. Advance registration is requested at  Sponsored by the Graduate School and GradLEAF.

Best Questions to Ask in Your Job Interview

June 26, 2013

Best Questions to Ask in Your Job Interview, by Carole Martin, in BioSpace When this question is asked in the interview, surprisingly, the most common answer is “No.” Not only is this the wrong answer, you have missed an opportunity to find out information about the company. It is important for you to ask questions; not just any questions, but questions relating to the job, the company, and the industry.