CTNext Innovation Finalists

CTNext Setting the Stage CTNext is a Connecticut innovation ecosystem which was launched in 2012 and has worked with over 2200 companies. They support the success of companies and entrepreneurs by providing guidance, resources, and networks to accelerate their growth....

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8 Tips to Landing a Job with Little to No Experience

A Problem Everybody Faces So you're trying to tell me that I need experience, before getting experience??? The job search with little to no experience can be a frustrating time for everyone. Every employer will say that you need more experience, but how are you...

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Marketing Magic Made for Millennials

From the desk of our friends over at http://triple20.com At some point in the near future, regardless of whatever industry you are in, you will realize that a large percentage of your buyers are millennials. After all, there are more than 80 million millennials in...

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Quinnipiac University Media MashUP

The Media Mashup Quinnipiac University's School of Communications hosts an annual Media MashUP! This interdisciplinary professional development event brings all five departments within the school together for two primary purposes: 1) To enhance students career...

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Crafting the PERFECT Elevator Pitch

El·e·va·tor pitch noun US - informal a succinct and persuasive sales pitch. Set the Scene Picture this: You're on a warm, pleasant business trip out in L.A. You walk outside LAX and as you are waiting for an Uber, you run into a former client of yours. After...

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Acing Video Interviews for Dummies

Google, Apple, Amazon... They must be doing something right. According to ERE.Net, 80% of companies with more than 10,000 employees either have used or currently use video interviewing technologies. As more companies begin to utilize these technologies, it becomes...

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Video Interviewing: The Wave of The Future

The Future The future is here. One of the most modern forms of the recruitment and hiring process is video interviewing. Video interviewing allows for easier organization, lower costs, and even re-evaluation later on. Whether it be for mock interviews, interview prep,...

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Nonverbal Interview Follies

Nonverbal Interview Follies So you finally landed that coveted interview. You have practiced your elevator pitch and your “tell me about yourself” over and over so many times that you have it memorized. You are ready… or so you thought. Although being articulate and...

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10 Key Questions Interviewers Love to Hear

Set the scene: You wake up, throw on your lucky pair of underwear, and head off to your interview. The interview is going exactly how you planned. You think you're about to ace it, but the hiring manager finishes up with, "so, do you have any questions for me?"... and...

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25 Incredible First Impression Biases (Infographic)

The Science of Interaction Do you ever find yourself making assumptions about a person seconds after seeing them? Don't worry, you are not alone. Although we don't want to admit it, we judge a book by its cover. In just 100 milliseconds, we make assumptions about...

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Life After College: How to Find Your Way After Graduation

Summer 2017 is right around the corner. That means sun, surf, and if you’re a recent grad, a whole lot of difficult questions that need to be answered. It may seem daunting to try to figure out what to do with yourself after you’ve graduated but Aced My Interview is...

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How to Help Your Grad Succeed After Graduation

This is a special time of year: the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and graduates are finally walking! Whether you’re a parent, a family member, or simply a proud friend, there's a lot that you can do to help your grad succeed after graduation. Keep reading...

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6 Ways to Avoid Burnout

Some of you may already know the importance of a good work/life balance, but some of you might be struggling with ways to avoid burning out. Luckily, our friends at The Simple Dollar put together an amazing infographic that gives you a detailed breakdown of six ways...

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Stay In This Weekend

It's getting to be that time of the year where final exams are finishing and everyone is gearing up to party down. While it can be tempting to go wild and cut loose, we've got 5 reasons why you need to take it easy and stay in this weekend. 1: Sleep is Good for You...

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Quinnipiac University Media Mash Up

Recently, Aced My Interview participated in Quinnipiac University's Media Mash-Up, where students got the chance to experience an interview with an AMI Interview Specialist firsthand. Take a look at this video below to see how they felt after their interviews were...

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Tales from HR: Job Interview Horror Stories

Recently, there was a thread on Reddit where hiring managers told the internet about some of their worst job interview candidates they’ve ever had. After hours of sifting and searching, we’ve created a shortlist of the worst of the worst in order to help you learn...

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Find Happiness in the Workplace

Many people in the workforce come into work and count the hours until it’s time to escape. In a change of pace from the usual job interview tips, AMI has some words of advice to help you find happiness in the workplace. Begin Your Day With a Smile According to an...

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What Weird Job Interview Questions Are Actually Asking

Not all job interviews are the same. Depending on the job you're applying to and the kind of hiring manager making the decisions, you may be hit with some weird interview questions that will throw you for a loop. Luckily, AMI is ready with some interview prep to help...

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Drive the Snakes Out of Your Life This St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, bringing with it shamrock shakes, corned beef, and rowdy parades. But with all of the festivities, it’s easy to forget about the true origins of the holiday. We celebrate St. Patrick’s Day because he drove the snakes out of Ireland (which...

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Common Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

While it’s great to know about LinkedIn’s unusual question, or how you may do in an interview for an NFL coach, you’re not likely to hear these questions on your next job interview. However, it’s important to stay creative and think outside the box when pondering...

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How to Show Your Confidence to the World

Being confident means being sure of yourself. Showing your confidence means demonstrating you're sure. From correct posture to basic speech, AMI is here to help map out a few techniques to teach you how to show your confidence to the people around you. Who has...

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Quick and Easy Resume Proofreading Tips

Your resume is your first impression on the job search. You want the person reading it to know at a glance that you are an experienced and skilled professional. However, careless mistakes on your resume are a quick way to get it thrown to the bottom of the stack....

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5 Careers for People Who Love to Travel

As the snow melts and the sun starts shining again, those of us with wanderlust are starting to get bit by the travel bug. However, it's hard to balance the love for travel with the comfort and stability of a steady paycheck. Lucky, the career experts at AMI have...

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LinkedIn’s Curveball Interview Question

When it comes to recruiting and landing a new job, LinkedIn is the place to go. In a recent article, LinkedIn’s head of recruiting, Brendan Browne, gave some insight into his process when interviewing a candidate, regardless of the position. He asks the candidate what...

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Oscars 2017: Interviewing is Acting

We're getting close to that magic night in Hollywood where celebrities strut their stuff down the red carpet and give each other shiny golden statues. People all over the world tune into Oscar Night to soak up all of the glitz and glamour of that movie star lifestyle....

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Tips to Get Ready for Your Next Mock Interview

Use these tips to get ready for your next mock interview:     1. Get a good night's rest. 2. Find a quiet location. 3. Dress professionally for your job interview. 4. Ensure wifi is connected, reliability is key. 5. DON'T BE LATE. 6. Have your PC or phone ready 5...

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Gift-A-Grad!

Gift-A-Grad!

Give your favorite grad the perfect gift to ace their upcoming job interview.