I had a interview this past Thursday and I felt like I bombed on it. I was interviewed by 2 ladies for the Houston Housing Authority and one of the lady's asked was I familiar with the Family-Self-Sufficiency Program. I responded yes and the other lady ask me questions and also briefly described the program, so the same woman asked me again was I familiar wit the program and I said no. I feel as though that stop me from getting the job. I send them both Thank you notes the next day, and called human resources and ask about the follow up she mention that they are interviewing several applicants, but they have go through 3 interviews before they select an applicant. The applicants will not be choosing will be sent an email. I was intimated by the lady who kept asking me about the program, and I did rehearsed in my mind interview questions with my perfect answers, but they did not ask me none of the questions I rehearsed. How do I not bombed again if they call me back, and how do I prepare for the next interview in case they call or another company call me. I have been lay off a month now but it feels like a lifetime. I will received unemployment but still waiting for the first payment. Any ideas? I have not been on the job market for the last 7 years ,so I feel rejected about it especially when I submitted an application online , and the employer tells me the job has been filled before they contact me. Sometimes I feel as though I feel overwhelm, so I take a break and wait for the next week hoping they will have jobs I will have an interest in.
I am interested in applying for a state job, but I have to submit application and resume online. Would it be best if I put the same exact information on my application that is on my resume. If not, what type of keywords can I use to grab the employer attention for the state of Texas?
What if your skills were 2 years old that applies to the current position. I was a Case Manager at my last job but promoted to prevention specialist for the last 5 years. So, if a job is asking more about qualification's from case management. How do I revised in my resume to fit that position. For example: do I put all of the duties from both jobs under the employer, or do I separate the job title's and duties with separate employment dates?
I had another interview this past Wednesday. Everything has seemed to have gone well. The interviewer asked me did I have any questions: My questions were what kind of candidate are you looking for ? What are the benefits ? Is there room for growth? I also reinstated what she said about having a second person joined me when I do home visit's to the mental ill? Did I asked the right questions? She asked me what are the symptom of a bipolar, and schiperia client. Even though I hesitated for a minute, she told it is not a test and it okay I did not know. I gave a personal story of a client I used to have and she does fit a schiperia client of course, after she explained the symptoms to me. She also stated that I had a lot of experience twice and ask could she call my current supervisor, and I said yes. She also told me not to freak out if I don't get a call Monday cause HR is calling, and also she is trying to hire 14 new people. So I would like to know if I ask the right questions, and did me not having recognized any mental health illness help me or not. She also asked do I know any form's of depression, which I stated Post Traumatic stress disorder. She asked what would I do if a client say they will commit suicide, and I said to follow the proper policies and procedure of MHMRA. Also, would It have been best not to ask about benefits since it is posted on there website, but to may be asked what is a typical day as MHMRA? she did described the responsibilities to me. I also mailed a thank you note Friday also.
well the benefits were posted on their website, but I did not want to ask about pay but she told me the range anyway. is it okay to ask even if it is posted?