September Interview Tips

Maximize your References
If you have a contact at the company, don’t let them go to waste. In addition to asking them to put in a good word for you, ask them about aspects of the job that you can use to your advantage. Find out what the position needs, some critical attributes you should have, and how they think someone could improve the role. Then, during your interview, use that inside knowledge to really position yourself as a perfect fit for the opening. You never know what failed to come across clearly on a job posting, but by leveraging your references, you’ll know exactly what to highlight during the interviews.

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.