August Interview Tips

Know your interviewer
During an interview, you’ll have lots of questions about your specific role, the company, policies and a variety of other topics. Make sure you’re asking the right questions to the person you’re meeting with. If you’re talking to HR, that’s the time to bring up policy questions, company-specific inquiries and highlight your longevity and experience in past roles. When you’re talking to a would-be supervisor or colleague, bring up industry-specific topics and dig down into your specialized skills. That’s also the right time to ask about department workflow and where you fit in with the current team. By asking the right questions to the right people, you’ll not only get better answers, but will come across as better prepared and thoughtful during the interview.

Mike McDonough

Mike McDonough visited General Search & Recruitment in 1980 in search of a job and was hired as an insurance recruiter. This opportunity turned into an exciting and rewarding career that engaged Mike in the search and placement of top talent. In 1996, Mike became the owner of GSR. Having worked nationally with from small to behemoth firms, Mike and GSR have connected over 1,700 talented people with great insurance careers. GSR recruits for a number of mid-level and C-level positions within a variety of areas within the insurance industry, including brokers and agencies, commercial property and casualty, insurance carriers, personal lines, reinsurers and more. Mike was recently elected to serve as President of the NIRA Board, which exemplifies Mike's dedication to giving back to the communities in which he works and lives. To learn more about Mike, explore his Personal and Spiritual Philosophies, as well as his involvement in church and community service.