Expert Insight: What An HR Manager Looks For During An Interview


For the past couple of months, we have been featuring hiring managers at various nonprofits and sharing their hiring practices with Idealist Careers job seekers. Today, we share with you an exclusive on-location video clip with Deirdre Simmons, Human Resources Business Partner at Dress for Success Worldwide, headquartered in NYC.

Deirdre shared some great tips with students enrolled in our Reboot Your Resume course on the online learning platform, Udemy. Watch the video below to get a preview of some of her best advice to job seekers who want to make a great impression!

As a “thank you” to our readers, you can enroll in our Reboot Your Resume course at the discounted rate** of $19- that’s $10 off the regular price!

**Please note: this offer is good until December 10, 2015.
Enjoy the video clip and let us know your favorite tip in the comments below!

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Throughout my 15+ year career in resume writing, career coaching, higher education, and working with nonprofit job seekers, I’ve used an approach that is nurturing yet practical and driven to achievement. As Audience Development and Content Manager at Idealist for our online publication, Idealist Careers, I bring relevant tips to today's social impact job seekers and career changers with sensitivity towards the challenges they face. I also am the writer of our career advice column, "Ask Victoria". Understanding the roles that a positive outlook and holistic self-care play in career success, I share with our readers time-honored methods for improving confidence and productivity. Have a question? Ask at Follow me on Twitter @_AskVictoria.

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