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While it might be archaic and intimidating, one of the most popular interview questions that commonly pop up is the question, “Why should we hire you?” The question is ...
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After a first-round interview, you may have thought everything went perfectly fine.  You wait and wait, but only hear crickets, and then you get the email stating that they ...
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  • On: 8/2/2019 11:00 AM
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You’ve submitted your resume 15 times, sent out the politest thank you emails, but you still can’t find that edge. Something seems to be missing. You rack your brain ...
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A job interview can often feel like a one-sided date. You’re awkwardly sharing and sharing to fill the time, and they’re listening as they drink their wine and judge ...
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Whether it’s for your first job or an internal promotion, job interviews will always be a nerve-racking experience. Unless you’re one of the lucky referred candidates, ...
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Job interviews are incredibly stressful. With all the pressure to do well, it’s easy to make foolish mistakes without even knowing it. Some blunders you make during an ...
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Why are you looking for a new job? It’s a tricky question that could put any job applicant in deep water if not answered correctly. Unfortunately, many people have ...
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Networking can be incredibly awkward, it’s like speed dating for business connections. Selling yourself to someone so that you can sort of use each other to get ahead at ...
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Job interviews are already stressful enough, but did you know there are now different styles of interview?  Employers are looking at unique ways to gauge if a candidate is ...
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Much like getting turned down for prom, getting rejected from a job hurts.  It makes you feel inadequate, undeserving, and oftentimes ashamed. And while Jenny saying no to ...
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Even for the most confident of job seekers, interviews are extremely intimidating.  No matter how prepared you are, they can ask questions you’re unsure how to answer. ...
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You’ve stressed all day.  You’ve prepped, practiced, and preened.  You’ve walked in and nailed all the necessary responses. Then, the tables turn and ...
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Video interviews are common nowadays because they’re more efficient in terms of time and money - and they expedite the hiring process. While a video interview may not ...
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Have you been going on interview after interview but not hearing anything back from the hiring managers? If this is you, maybe it’s time to take a step back and try ...
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You know it’s coming. You just don’t know at what point the interview will suddenly flip from questions about your experience to the dreaded, “What is your ...
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You spent days rehearsing your introduction, your elevator pitch and thoughtful, spot-on answers to the inevitable “provide an example of your greatest career ...
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During the interview, you don’t just get to learn more about the company and position, but you also get to sell yourself as the best fit for the role. To make your job a ...
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A job interview is not only a chance for you to show employers that you are the best candidate for the job. It is also your opportunity to find out whether a company is a good fit ...
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If you've ever wondered what to do following a great job interview, you're not alone. Job candidates are often unsure of how to follow up with employers, and some don't follow up ...
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Executive job interviews are the ultimate face-off of first impressions. Top-level managers have the biggest responsibility and salaries, so company recruiters are hyper-sensitive ...
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What should you do when salary requirement questions arise during a job interview? If your required salary is too high, you might blow your chance at the job. If you ask for too ...
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A job interview gives you a chance to shine. It's your opportunity to convince the hiring manager that you're deserving of the job. Make sure you nail all aspects of the big day ...
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Contrary to what one might believe, a phone interview can be even more nerve-wrecking than a traditional, face-to-face interview. Without being able to see your interviewer, it ...
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When you feel completely confident after an interview, there's nothing worse than having your hopes dashed with a rejection email. The situation may seem hopeless, but before you ...
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The best way to ace a job interview is to rehearse your responses to common interview questions until they sound natural, well-thought-out and conversational. Take a look at a ...
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Interviews are notorious for creating anxiety, but with the right interview tips, you can boost your confidence and curb interview stress before it hits. Here are some of the best ...
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A job interview lets you showcase your personality, winning attitude and soft skills to a hiring manager. No matter how much you wow another person with your smile and easygoing ...
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Are you a job candidate who does the bare minimum or one who puts in extra effort to impress employers? Sending a follow-up email after interviews isn't required to land a job, ...
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Job interviews are a make-or-break step in the job search process. If you struggle with public speaking, or if you let nerves get the best of you, psychological tricks can help. ...
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As a job seeker, your primary task is to score a job interview. However, if you're not maximizing your skills and marketing your experience, this task can be a challenge. Learn ...
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You can spend hours researching the hiring organization, practicing your responses to common interview questions and perfecting your resume, but don't forget about the outfit you ...
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The ability to craft a perfect text or social media post might make you proud, but can it help you land a job? While employers value the tech prowess millennials bring to the ...
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You're sailing through the job interview, playing up your unique skills, talking about your greatest achievements, touting your strengths and drawing in your impressive ...
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It's common for hiring managers to discuss salary at the end of a job interview. If you plan to accept the position, keep in mind that your salary isn't the only benefit that's up ...
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Job interviews often feel like a make-or-break moment, so it's normal to experience a surge of stress before the big day. If you remember that interviewers are just people with a ...
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Have you ever been so psyched up for a job interview only to show up and get a bad feeling as soon as you enter the building? All employers are not created equal, and all jobs are ...
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After months of scouring job boards and sending out resumes, you finally get the call. The job interview is scheduled, but it's not time to breathe that sigh of relief yet. ...
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Hiring managers learn about candidates by reviewing their resumes. A candidate's educational background and technical skills are important, but there are other considerations that ...
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At some point in your career, it's safe to expect a prospective employer to ask, "What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Although this question seems simple, it's ...
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For many job seekers, a good interview takes a downturn once the hiring manager asks if they have any questions. Never forget that an interview is an audition, and it shows poor ...
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From choosing the perfect outfit to practicing a flawless sales pitch, job interview preparation requires a great deal of work. In order to land a job, you have to impress the ...
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The stress of a job interview is nothing compared to the waiting period, when you're searching your memory for any signs of success or failure. Was the interviewer genuinely ...
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Every moment of a job interview matters, but there is one component that outweighs all the others. Instead of getting caught up perfecting your handshake and introduction, or ...
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When you ask about salary before a job interview, you simply want to know if going through a lengthy interview process is worth your time and the company's time. Unfortunately, ...
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"Tell me about a time when" questions are usually the turning point in behavioral interviews. You either prove your worth with persuasive examples or show the holes in ...
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The modern-day job interview is a discovery process, with both the interviewer and interviewee working together to discern if the position is the right fit. Avoid the temptation ...
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You submitted a dynamic cover letter and a succinct yet information-filled resume. You got the call for a job interview. Three days before your interview, you receive an email ...
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A job interview gives you a chance to show employers your professionalism, suitability for the position and unique qualities that put you ahead of other applicants. Take a look at ...
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Tattoos are becoming more and more acceptable in the professional realm, especially at trendier workplaces. However, you should still cover up visible tattoos during an interview ...
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A job interview represents a key milestone in the hiring process. You already impressed a potential employer with your skills and experience, and an interview gives you an ...
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While you may treasure your freedom of speech, job interviews are never the place to exercise that right. Interviewers are on high alert for anything that seems off about you, and ...
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The excitement of getting interviews starts to fade when time after time you fail to land job offers. Since most interviewers are reluctant to give detailed feedback, it's rarely ...
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You can squander a promising opportunity by failing the follow up properly after a job interview. Not following up may show disinterest in the job, but following up too much may ...
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You have a two-sided challenge during a job interview. Not only do you have to convince the hiring manager that you're the perfect person for the job, but you must also prove that ...
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Your political opinions are something you feel strongly about, so the temptation to talk politics during an interview might seem natural. However, there's a reason why 20 percent ...
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After scouring position postings, sending out resumes and talking to all your industry contacts, you may think all your worries cease as soon as you schedule a job interview. Not ...
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When you're preparing for a job interview, it's easy to focus on yourself. This is normal, but there's another important piece of the puzzle — the interviewer's perspective. ...
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Going in for a job interview can be a nerve-wrecking experience on its own, but when the job in question is your dream job, it can become overwhelmingly stressful. Minimize this ...
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When you walk out of an interview with complete confidence but never get a call back, it's easy to feel confused and disheartened. If you're stuck in a rut of completing job ...
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Few things are more disappointing than finding out that you didn't get your dream job, the position that seemed to match for your skills and experience perfectly. Review these ...
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A job interview serves as a conversation between a hiring manager and a prospect. In later stages of the interview process, interviewers usually ask if you have any questions for ...
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Chances are good that you've heard two of the most common interview questions time and again during a job search. Employers ask questions that revolve around your strengths and ...
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After interviewing candidate after candidate with so-so responses and sub-par enthusiasm, hiring managers tend to get discouraged with the possibilities. By knowing what potential ...
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Employers may try to trip you up by asking you about negative situations during a job interview. You might get a question about your greatest weakness, why you were fired from a ...
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Picking out a professional outfit, practicing your elevator pitch in front of the mirror and updating your list of references are great ways to prepare for a job interview. ...
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Even if you're highly qualified for a position and possess an impressive resume and cover letter, it's still vital to thoroughly impress the hiring manager during the job ...
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No matter how prepared candidates are for a job interview, employers always seem to surprise them with tough questions that require them to pause, think and come up with ...
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Preparing for a job interview takes more than just picking out a nice outfit and printing a few copies of your resume. To really distinguish yourself as a shining star among the ...
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Dealing with rejection after a job interview is tough, especially if you had high hopes for a specific opportunity. However, you should never simply move forward while pretending ...
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A successful job interview doesn't have to be nerve-racking. If you prepare properly and are yourself, you can win the day thanks to your professional regimen and personal brand. ...
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No matter how much you've practiced your answers to common interview questions, it might all be for nothing if you don't pay attention to your body language. Research by UCLA ...
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You can research and prepare for a job interview for an entire week, but hiring managers will still find ways to surprise you with an uncommon interview question or two. Discover ...
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A job interview is always a two-way conversation. At the end of your face time, you have an opportunity to ask questions. Here are some questions to ask employers that can help ...
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Job interviews give you a chance to impress employers with your skills, personality and achievements. The people in front of you judge whether or not you're the best fit for the ...
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When interview nerves and anxiety enter the scene, exuding confidence to your interviewer can be a tough task. If you want to boost your interview confidence, you need more than ...
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In a strong labor market with unemployment below 4 percent in the summer of 2018, more and more employers are finding themselves shorthanded and struggling to hire top talent. ...
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The job interview is your one opportunity to shine. Until this point, the hiring manager only knows you as a resume and cover letter, but this face-to-face encounter lets you ...
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Appear calm and confident during your next job interview by learning to take control and move the meeting in a positive direction. Confident candidates show their best sides to ...
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After decades of mistreating job seekers, employers are discovering how frustrating it is to be "ghosted" before and after interviews. Amid a strong job market, there is ...
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Open-ended questions during a job interview get you talking about your skills, qualifications and top-level traits. These questions give employers a sense of your personality, ...
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Job interview questions run the gamut from esoteric ones that try to teach weird problem-solving skills to mundane ones that delve into your job history. Instead of racking your ...
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No matter how much you prepare, a situational interview always has a tendency to throw you off balance. Situational interview questions place you at the center of a hypothetical ...
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You're sailing through the job interview, playing up your strengths, discussing your skills and touting your accomplishments. You're feeling confident, sitting up straight in your ...
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A summer interview gives you a rare chance to avoid the fall employment rush, but there's a reason you have less competition during a summertime job search. Sweltering heat makes ...
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Companies use several methods to try to fill positions before posting a job publicly, including promoting from within, asking for referrals from employees, using a recruiter and ...
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Getting through an interview can be nerve-wracking for any job seeker. Knowing what questions to expect can help to calm your nerves. Here are a few common interview questions and ...
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How you perform during a job interview can make or break your chances of receiving an offer. Follow these 10 basic requirements to improve your chances and stand out among the ...
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If your resume made the cut and you got called in for a job interview, it's time to get prepared. After all, you only get one chance to make the best possible impression on the ...
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Five Philadelphia-area hiring managers spoke to Philly Magazine about how candidates should handle themselves before and during a job interview. These managers get real and debunk ...
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A job interview is part of the hiring process that employers use to vet their top candidates after weeding out weaker applicants that don't have the right qualifications. Discover ...
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Scoring a job interview means you already got past the first round of selections, but if you want any chance of being called back, you have to create a first impression that beats ...
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Being in the "hot seat" can make anyone nervous, which is why job interviews often cause a bit of stress. Even highly qualified candidates with years of experience get ...
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A phone interview is just as important as a face-to-face interview because it typically serves as a way to screen applicants for the next step in the hiring process. Showcase your ...
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When you head into a job interview, a lack of confidence or an overconfident attitude could ruin your chances of success. The first step in improving your interview skills is to ...
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Volunteer experience offers you several advantages when trying to land a full-time job. Your volunteer supervisor can vouch for a particular skill set much in the same way a boss ...
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Poor body language may sink your chances of acing a job interview, even if you deliver stellar answers. In a 2017 survey of more than 2,600 HR professionals, CareerBuilder found ...
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You just left one unhealthy work situation and ditched your toxic boss because your well-being is too important. As you migrate to your next job opportunity, ask any of these 10 ...
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Behavioral interview questions give potential employers a way to gauge how you would react to certain situations. Each question features real-world scenarios and helps reveal ...
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Interview skills can make or break your chance of getting the job you've always wanted. With this fact in mind, many people feel anxious about upcoming interviews, which ...
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Employers spend a significant amount of time scanning resumes, cover letters and applications prior to a job interview, and from the moment you walk into a prospective employer's ...
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Chances are good that you may have remote interviews during your career. That's because chat and video technology have reached the point that virtually every desktop, laptop, ...
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In May of 2018, the unemployment rate fell to a nine-year low of 3.9 percent. That means the labor market is highly competitive as companies seek the best talent in a robust ...
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Most people are surprised to learn that bragging is appropriate during a job interview. In fact, most hiring managers expect candidates to brag about their education, skills, ...
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Tech companies mastered the art of the whiteboard interview as a way to let candidates show off their skills. A new trend, as of mid-2018, is for tech firms to encourage top ...
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Salary negotiations give you several options, even before a job interview. Even if the top salary an employer can offer you is lower than what you want, attending an interview can ...
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When the hiring manager turns the tables during your next job interview and gives you the chance to ask your own questions, don't let the opportunity pass you by. Asking a few ...
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Every professional knows that watching your body language and formulating the right answers are key to interview success, but the words you use are just as vital. Here are a few ...
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Skills related to teamwork are a major factor in hiring decisions across the board, which is why "How well do you work with others" has become a classic interview ...
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Staging a practice run for an upcoming job interview represents a relevant, hands-on way to understand how an interview works and how to rehearse what you're going to say. ...
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Employers want confident workers, which is why it is imperative to put ample time into mastering specific job search strategies and preparing for the job interview. Walk into that ...
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How you perform during a job interview weighs heavily when employers determine which candidate to hire. Show that you are the prime applicant for the job by ramping up your ...
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Job interviews are undoubtedly stressful, so you're bound to have a few jitters as you prepare for the big day. After all, this single interaction stands between you and your ...
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One of the most commonly given pieces of advice to job seekers is to "sell yourself" during the interview process. However, this may not be the best way to go if you ...
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You've probably gone on your fair share of face-to-face interviews, but you may not be as familiar with video interviews. Many employers use video interviews as an opportunity to ...
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Are you worried about the type of questions you'll be asked at your next job interview? If so, you aren't alone. Fortunately, hiring managers tend to ask a lot of the same ...
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Traditional interviews are deeply rooted in many organizations' hierarchies. Most employers can justify this reasoning; they were hired by a traditional interview, so it must work ...
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First impressions matter, which is why it's essential to your job search that you present yourself professionally during a job interview. Increase your chances of a job offer by ...
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It's never a good idea to show up to a job interview unprepared. Liz Ryan, HR expert and founder of Human Workplace, believes the key to a successful interview is preparation. Not ...
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Your potential employer decided to call you back and set up a virtual interview, or video interview, ahead of meeting you in person. Companies employ video interviewers to save ...
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Most job candidates prepare for job interviews by rehearsing thoughtful answers to common interview questions. While this is important, it's just as important for candidates to ...
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You get that long-awaited call to schedule a job interview, and you're excited beyond words. Within seconds of hanging up the phone, your elation turns to panic as you begin to ...
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As a job seeker, it's common to use the same preparation strategies for every single job interview. The reality, though, is that not all interviews are the same. Spend some time ...
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Transitioning back to civilian life can be difficult for military veterans who are used to following orders, using specific terminology and going through advanced training. The ...
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Employers want to know if you are a perfect fit by finding out what motivates and drives you. That's why they ask you targeted questions during a job interview. Take a look at the ...
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Asking a question about your current salary in the midst of a job search is borderline illegal because it can lead to discrimination. Some states and cities ban these types of ...
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Video interviews offer a time- and cost-efficient way to reach a bigger pool of quality candidates. Since more recruiters are using virtual tools for first-round interviews, ...
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President Donald Trump cannot seem to keep good help in the White House. As of March 2018, more than 20 people have left their jobs in his administration, which is barely a year ...
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Most job candidates know it's essential to research the company prior to a job interview. However, many fall short with this task by simply skimming through a few pages of the ...
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Employers rely heavily on first impressions during a job interview, and your body language speaks volumes. Present yourself professionally and pay close attention to how you ...
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The typical job interview gives you an hour or less to sell yourself as the best candidate for the position, so it's important that you impress the hiring manager from the start. ...
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Honesty is always the best policy during a job interview; however, this doesn't mean you should disclose all of your personal information to the hiring manager. There are some ...
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What to wear for a job interview depends on several factors. With so many variations in company cultures, you may find several different opinions as to what's the most appropriate ...
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Sending a thank you letter after a job interview can set you apart from other candidates. You need to express more than just thanks in your letter, though. Discover six important ...
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Most job candidates prepare for job interviews by rehearsing thoughtful answers to common interview questions. While this is important, it's just as important for candidates to ...
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You finally get that call you've been waiting for, and the job interview is scheduled. Take a minute to celebrate, then get right down to business by preparing for the ...
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Before you invest a lot of time and effort into landing a job interview, ask questions regarding the employer's interview process. This makes your job search more efficient, and ...
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Within the first five minutes of a job interview, the hiring manager generally forms a personal and professional opinion of you, which is why it's crucial to put your best foot ...
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A situational interview delves into your psyche and how you handle various situations on the job. These types of questions are also called behavioral questions because they do not ...
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Job candidates often find it disappointing when they're offered a job interview for a position that does not match their resume. However, all interviews give job seekers a chance ...
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Candidates preparing for a creative job interview should still rehearse common interview questions and dress for success. However, one of the key differences for job seekers ...
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You spent a week preparing for your job interview by going over common questions, researching the company culture and reaching out to employees to get to know the employer better. ...
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A job interview is your audition; it's your time to shine. Besides researching the company culture and knowing the ins and outs of your resume, realize there are some things you ...
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Most people know how it feels to get excited when headhunters reach out with incredible job opportunities. At first, you're flattered that someone values all your good qualities, ...
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When it comes to getting a job, your hard skills and experience can only get you so far. Today's hiring managers want employees who fit the company's culture, and that often comes ...
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Effective networking requires more than just attending industry-specific events and exchanging contact information with power players in your industry. It's also essential to be ...
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Once you complete your resume and cover letter, you'll likely begin sending these documents to employers right away. Soon, hiring managers may begin calling to set up a job ...
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Job interviews provide a face-to-face meeting between a hiring manager and a prospect. Traditionally, this meant the interviewer asked all of the questions while the interviewee ...
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Your job interview is the key to landing a position. It gives companies a way to gauge your personality, your soft skills and how you deal with people face to face. To maximize ...
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While a job interview is still an important part of the hiring process, the nature of those first meetings with employers has changed significantly over time. Many times, your ...
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A phone interview isn't face-to-face, but you should still treat this aspect of your job search with respect because employers use this type of interview as a screening process to ...
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You already know that preparing for a job interview involves selecting a professional outfit, printing copies of your polished resume and practicing impressive responses to common ...
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You have a sparkling resume that makes a dynamite first impression, and that leads to many interviews. Unfortunately, your interviews lead to no offers. If you see this pattern in ...
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One of the best things you can do to increase your chances of a successful job interview is to prepare in advance. Once you prepare your outfit, map the route to the employer's ...
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In-person networking might be more effective than applying for a job through an online job board, especially in a highly competitive job market, since most people find out about ...
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Don't forget about body language and tone of voice when prepping for a job interview. Even the best answers are unlikely to make up for a lack of engagement. Conversely, a ...
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If you're currently employed and seeking another job, an interviewer may ask you, "Why are you leaving your job?" It's a fair question, but it's not the easiest to ...
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The job interview is your primary chance as a job seeker to impress hiring managers with your professionalism and qualifications. However, if you say the wrong things or present ...
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One common job interview question is, "What's your ideal job?" Answering this is tricky, because you want to be honest without saying the job you're interviewing for is ...
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When an interviewer asks why you quit your job, be prepared with a brief, neutral answer that keeps the conversation positive. Interviewers are looking for clues about your ...
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Job interviews are stressful, and it's natural to be nervous. A panel interview can be even more intimidating, sitting across the table from two, three or even four professionals ...
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Candidates preparing for a job interview often focus on how to answer interview questions. While this is a solid practice, paying close attention to your body language, hygiene ...
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A great resume might help you land a job interview, but employers need to know about the personal attributes you possess to determine if you're a good fit for the position and ...
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You walk into the job interview with a confident stride, offer a firm handshake, and start answering questions about your employment history and educational background with ease. ...
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Job seekers are in a competitive market, and how you perform during job interviews can make or break your opportunities. Interview questions are a common part of your first ...
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After the interview, it can be a challenge to wait to hear back from the hiring manager. The best way to utilize this time is to put together a thank you email to the person who ...
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Behavioral interview questions get to the heart of a candidate's past performance as a way to gauge whether or not he is a perfect fit for the position. These questions help ...
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Your cover letter and resume are your introduction to potential employers. Because of their importance, you want these documents to represent you in the best way possible and ...
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After a job interview, a simple thank-you note can be a powerful self-marketing strategy. Although it seems simple, a brief emailed note helps you stand out in a long line of ...
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Whether you're currently unemployed or seeking a career change, the job search process can be exhausting. When you finally receive a job offer, your first instinct may be to ...
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If you're looking for work, you know that just getting your foot in the door to land that elusive job interview can be a challenge. In order to stand out from the rest of the ...
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Phone interviews are a common part of the hiring process — employers use them for quick initial candidate screenings and to save money on travel for remote applicants. ...
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Preparation for a job interview is essential; however, if you're not preparing for tough interview questions, you could be caught off guard. Explore unusual questions that hiring ...
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It's normal to be nervous before a job interview. In fact, even the most seasoned job seekers usually get butterflies before the big day. Fortunately, there are steps that you can ...
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As a prospective employee, you must take the necessary steps to ensure a job offer is coming your way. From crafting a detailed resume and cover letter to outperforming the rest ...
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Preparing for a job interview means more than just picking out a great outfit, printing out copies of your resume and practicing your responses to common questions. A successful ...
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Honesty is important, but when it comes to job interviews, being too honest in your answer to every question may hurt your chances of getting the job. Although you should never ...
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Researching the company and rehearsing answers to common interview questions are not enough to ace a job interview. It's also important to tell some of your life story to your ...
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As a job seeker, getting a call from a prospective employer for a job interview is an exciting experience. However, you must be prepared in order to effectively showcase your ...
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Part of a typical job search involves attending at least one career fair to network with potential employers. Showcase your skills and experience, as well as your professionalism, ...
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When you attend a job interview, you're just one candidate in a big pool of contenders. Your goal is to outshine all the other applicants and stand out in the hiring manager's ...
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One way to prepare for an interview is to rehearse going through a practice job interview with a trusted friend. Think of this as a role-playing game or rehearsing a school play ...
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Finding employment can be tough. Just getting called in for a job interview in the first place is a challenge, and then you still have to sell yourself as an ideal candidate. To ...
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A job interview is one of the crucial steps for candidates seeking employment. In fact, how you present yourself personally and professionally is one of the most important ...
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Did you know that asking your own questions during the interview is just as important as answering the interviewer's questions? Many job seekers overlook this part of the ...
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Now that you've landed the job interview, the stress begins. Your fate is determined by how you conduct yourself in those 20 or 30 minutes of face time. First impressions are key ...
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Many job candidates spend a lot of time preparing for an interview by practicing answers to common interview questions, but asking your own questions during the interview is also ...
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When you're job-hunting, there's nothing more frustrating than waiting to hear back from a potential employer who invited you to a job interview. Perhaps the employer hasn't ...
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Although it may seem like asking a tricky interview question during a job interview is unfair, the reality is that employers are trying to uncover your strengths while evaluating ...
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Preparing for a job interview is one of the most important steps of the job search process. Beyond creating a resume and a cover letter that impresses potential employers, you ...
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Stress can undermine your performance during a job interview, sabotaging your image as a confident, competent professional. If you're frequently faced with shaking hands or a ...
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It's important for applicants to connect with hiring managers on a professional level during a job interview. How you carry yourself matters. However, if you get too comfortable ...
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Honesty is important during a job interview, but you still have to put a professional spin on your answers. When you attend many interviews in a short span of time, the whirlwind ...
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An awkward job interview can sink your chances of landing the job, even if you prepare for a week, rehearse your responses and fit in with the company culture. One key to a great ...
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Employers ask standard interview questions to candidates, and providing the most relevant answers can help you get the job. The key to coming up with the best answer is to ...
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When preparing for a job interview, it helps to anticipate some common interview questions and think about how you could answer them. Consider the important information you want ...
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Job interviews are nerve-wracking experiences for so many people, particularly those who lack adequate job skills or desperately need to find employment. The mere thought of ...
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Growing up in a digital world, millennials bring a unique, modern perspective to the workforce. However, overcoming common labels and misconceptions about their professional ...
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It is common for job seekers to prepare heavily for a job interview. However, it may seem like nothing prepares you for interview questions you just cannot answer. When faced with ...
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As a job seeker, it's crucial to evaluate your search and interview tactics. Even though you may have a polished resume and cover letter, your performance before, during and after ...
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Imagine sitting across the table from three or more strangers while they fire questions at you, watching and writing as you respond. While the thought of a panel interview can be ...
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During a job search, it's common for candidates to land interviews and not get job offers. But if you're not even getting interviews, it's time to take a closer look at your ...
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After tweaking and sending out your resume to multiple employers, you hope to get at least one call back. If you're not getting called for a job interview, don't get discouraged. ...
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A job interview provides a valuable opportunity for you to find out everything you need to know about a company. After a potential employer is done asking questions, it's your ...
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Your role as a job seeker is to showcase your skills and qualifications during a job interview while also highlighting your personality and eagerness to join the firm. However, if ...
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Before you present a case for hiring you in front of human resources or a hiring manager, you probably examine tons of job interview tips to prepare for your face time. You ...
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You're probably familiar with common job interview questions, such as "What is your greatest strength?" or "Why are you interested in this position?" But what ...
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Preparing for a job interview often sends candidates through the process of rehearsing interview questions and perfecting their elevator pitches. However, a key part of your ...
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Job hunting is so demanding and competitive that you may be reluctant to turn down a job interview, even when you aren't interested in the position. While it's unwise to waste ...
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Business executives go through interviews just like entry-level employees, except these interviews are more in depth. Even executives have to answer the often-dreaded question, ...
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Preparing for a job interview can be a challenge. After all, you never know exactly what to expect. To increase your chances of performing well on an interview, keep these ...
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No matter how well you think a job interview went, the true measure of success is a bit more complicated. You can enter a job interview with confidence, answer all the questions ...
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It's not uncommon for job seekers to bomb a job interview due to nervousness or insufficient preparation. However, some reasons for bombing a job interview are simply inexcusable. ...
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Your body language says a lot about you and can engender positive or negative feelings in those around you. If you are getting ready to go on a job interview, you want to appear ...
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Job candidates are often in the dark about hiring decisions, so it can be insulting to find out the absurd logic behind a rejection. After reading these ridiculous reasons why job ...
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"Do you have any questions for us?" It's common to hear this at the end of a job interview, and it's not always easy to know what to say. Asking questions can work in ...
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Now that your job interview is over, the stress of playing the waiting game begins. Should you just sit back and wait for a phone call, or should you attempt to make further ...
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Job interviews can be unpredictable. No matter how much time and energy you spend preparing for the interview, you may be faced with an interviewer who is tired, unfocused, rude ...
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Emotional intelligence, the ability to manage your own emotions and understand the emotions of others, is essential in many job positions, and hiring managers are increasingly ...
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There's no better feeling than knowing you aced a job interview, especially if you really want the position. However, it's a bad idea to simply sit around and wait for the phone ...
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You can't expect every job interview to be perfect. From time to time, you're bound to make mistakes and find yourself losing out on the position to a candidate who made a better ...
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While many applicants prepare for interview questions prior to a job interview, those who don't prepare the right questions to ask may be at a disadvantage. Spend time prior to ...
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Just one blunder during a job interview can cost you the job. Fortunately, the big errors are easy to avoid if you know about them. Let's take a look at nine of the most common ...
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Preparation is the key to success when it comes to acing your job interview. Take a look at the most common interview questions you might find in the job market in 2017, and then ...
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Selling yourself to a potential employer can be a daunting endeavor. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to overcome feelings of anxiety and self-doubt. In addition to ...
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While applicants often spend time preparing to answer interview questions for a job interview, it is also necessary to prepare questions to ask hiring managers. Inquiring about ...
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You offered a firm handshake, smiled confidently, handed over a flawless resume and provided top-notch responses to all questions asked of you. Now that the job interview is over, ...
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Preparation is crucial when anticipating questions for a job interview. Most applicants research professional responses to interview questions such as "Why do you want this ...
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You can't predict the exact questions employers will ask during a job interview, but you can take steps to prepare yourself. Here are 14 common, challenging interview questions ...
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The purpose of a job interview is to discuss your skills and experience with potential employers. If you don't provide information that's in line with what the company is looking ...
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After spending time crafting the perfect cover letter, a polished resume and securing a job interview, it's time to prepare for encounters with employers. Learn how to respond to ...
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The first job interview represents a way for you and your prospective manager to get to know each other. At this time, your employer may ask a salary question. Although this is ...
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A job interview is your chance to shine, show your enthusiasm for the position, demonstrate your knowledge of the industry and convince the recruiting manager that you'd be a ...
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To perform well in a job interview, you have to be good at figuring out what a recruiter really wants to know. When you're flustered, it's easy to misinterpret a tough question or ...
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In the nervous haze of preparing for interviews, it's easy to forget your personal stake as a job seeker. Interviews only offer a small glimpse of what it's like to work for an ...
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Even if you really need a job, it is not a good idea to show prospective employers signs of desperation. Hiring managers want to employ confident employees who know their worth, ...
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When you're a job seeker, it's essential to thoroughly prepare for each job interview, and part of this preparation involves creating interview questions that give you deeper ...
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A job interview gives you an opportunity to learn more about a company's operations and culture, and it also allows interviewers to learn about your skills and experience. ...
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Whether you're answering questions at a job interview, chatting by the water cooler with a colleague or pitching an idea to your boss, part of your message comes across in the ...
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It's impossible to predict what a job interview will entail, but there are steps you can take to prepare. If you've received a phone call inviting you in for an in-person ...
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If an employer invited you to a job interview, he was likely impressed with your resume and considers you a qualified candidate. Unfortunately, a job interview doesn't always lead ...
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Your cover letter and resume impressed the hiring manager enough for him to call you for a job interview, so now it's time to really shine. You get one opportunity to make a ...
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If you're like most job seekers, you see every job interview as a win, moving you closer to your ideal position. This is especially true if your job search has been lengthy with ...
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If you're a jobseeker who finds interviews intimidating, conducting a practice interview with a friend or family member could help you feel more relaxed and prepared. To make the ...
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If you're seeking new career opportunities but can't afford to quit your current job, you're not alone. This scenario, which is pretty common in the work world, can be a bit ...
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Industries are advancing and new technologies continue to emerge, but the best practices for acing a job interview have more or less remained the same. That means choosing the ...
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It's no secret that a job interview and stress go hand-in-hand. Meeting the hiring manager and trying to show how you bring value to the organization can be a trying experience, ...
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Making it through the first interview is a victory in itself, but if you want to maximize your chances of scoring the job, good preparation for your second interview is essential. ...
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Landing a job interview is only half the battle. The hard part happens when you have to ace the interview as your future employer weighs your credentials and personality against ...
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If you're nervous about an upcoming job interview, spend time during your job search preparing so you can put your best foot forward. Make a solid first impression and experience ...
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If you are fresh out of college and planning for your first job interview, it's important to prepare interview questions during your job search. Although the employer may ask ...
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Feeling stress and fear ahead of a job interview is totally normal. However, when those fears become interview anxiety, your mind can interfere with your interview performance, ...
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Selling your strengths should be a top priority in a job interview, but don't downplay the importance of addressing your own needs. Interviews are your chance to determine whether ...
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Companies employ an exit interview to receive feedback from employees who are leaving. This way, the employer can improve upon the position for the next time when a successor ...
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Backing out of a job interview can feel intimidating, even when you know you aren't going to accept the position. Whether you have another offer or simply decided you don't want ...
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Waiting to hear back from an employer after a job interview can seem like an eternity. That's because you feel helpless and might not think you can do anything about it. When you ...
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When job seekers have a bad experience with your company's hiring process, the ramifications can be damaging. According to a CareerArc survey, unhappy job candidates are less ...
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As a job seeker, you just want to find a position as quickly as possible. You want your chosen company to discover you have talent and onboard you yesterday. However, the hiring ...
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After the interview, it can be nerve-wrecking wondering if you did a good enough job to impress your potential employer. While there's no sure-fire way to know if you actually got ...
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Checking a candidate's professional references is often one of the final steps in the hiring process. If you encounter a request for references before a job interview, you must ...
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After writing the perfect resume and selling yourself in a creative but professional cover letter, you've managed to score an interview with your dream company. If you think now's ...
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When you're hyper focused on nailing interview questions, you can easily forget to dig for details that help determine whether the company is right for you. Asking thoughtful ...
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Getting through a job interview is one of the most important hurdles on the path securing a new position. To succeed in this all-important professional ritual, you must be at the ...
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Acing your job interview comes down to leaving a positive impression with your interviewers. When all other things are equal with another candidate, making a memorable time of ...
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Preparation is key when it comes to making a great first impression during a job interview. Proper preparation also empowers you during interviews, making them feel more ...
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No matter how prepared you are for your job interview, you may not get the position if you don't build rapport with the interviewers. People want to work with others who are ...
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You thought everything went well with the job interview. You dressed for success, were energized and brought your A-game. You sensed a rapport with the hiring manager and answered ...
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While one of the most stressful aspects of the job search includes the job interview, your work is not over once you leave an employer's office. Follow-up is a crucial determinant ...
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Walking into a job interview unprepared is one of the biggest mistakes job seekers make. Transform your approach with these 13 strategies designed to help you prepare and nail ...
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Although serial job changers often faced negative perceptions in the past, it's acceptable to be a job hopper in 2017. The desire to start with a company and stay with it for 20 ...
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What you wear is a reflection of your personality and can affect people's perception of you, for better or for worse. If you just landed that coveted job interview, you want to ...
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Job seekers rely heavily on recruiters to provide them with opportunities; however, how you perform during the job interview determines your success. Although each meeting with a ...
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Most job candidates walk away from a job interview feeling like they either rocked the interview or totally bombed. Truth is, unless the interview ends with the hiring manager ...
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When you're trying to determine the best candidate to hire, you rely on insightful, thoughtful interview questions to draw out vital information and help you piece together the ...
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It is common for applicants to feel nervous about a job interview. However, with ample preparation during your job search, you can nail each interview and increase your ...
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In 2017, the highly competitive job market for people's skills and experience means that standing out from the crowd is a must for anyone who wants a prime position with a great ...
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Choosing the right outfit for your job interview is all about giving the right impression. You want to show the hiring manager that you're reliable and qualified. Although the ...
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You've scoured the job boards, sent out stacks of resumes and waited with bated breath for the phone to ring. Then it happens: You get the call for that much-anticipated job ...
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Nearly every job seeker has an occasional great interview that doesn't lead to a callback. For many, this experience makes it hard to move forward, as they repeatedly rehash the ...
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When you're preparing for a job interview, it's a smart idea to research common interview questions and practice your responses. But what do you do when you're faced with an ...
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Scoring a temp position can be a great way to gain some extra work experience and cash between jobs. If you want to make a great impression during the job interview, get ready for ...
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When you're in the middle of a job search, you probably prepare carefully for every job interview. But did you know you can hurt your employment chances if you say the wrong ...
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HR expert Liz Ryan laments that companies don't post a salary range as a standard practice during the hiring process. Knowing a pay range before you apply saves time, energy and ...
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You have tons of reasons to accept the job offer on the table in front of you. The money is great, the benefits package is substantial and you landed a job after months of ...
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Almost everything hinges on the all-important job interview, and you want to do all you can to ensure it goes smoothly. This means starting your preparations the night before ...
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A job interview is the pinnacle of your job search, but when you're faced with tricky interview questions, the experience can be even more stressful. Prepare for the meeting by ...
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Recent grads and millennials are entering a job climate where long-term position stability is weak. Most young people will spend only a few years in their first position and are ...
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The hiring process often sparks uncertainty for job seekers, and you may find yourself making demands of a hiring manager that are unrealistic. Even though your career and ...
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Once you participate in a job interview, the anticipation can be overwhelming. Did you get the job? When will you hear back from the hiring manager? While countless questions ...
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You've had a phone interview and an in-person interview, and everything has gone remarkably well. Now it's time for the final interview. But it's just a formality, right? Wrong. ...
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In general, it is never a good idea to go to previously scheduled job interviews after you accept a position with another company. Think carefully about your options before ...
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During a job interview, it's common for an employer to ask, "Why should we hire you?" Although it can feel uncomfortable, this question is a great opportunity to present ...
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When approached with interview questions, it's common for candidates to focus on experience and skills, but showing your personality and eagerness can benefit you and ultimately ...
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A job search is difficult for run-of-the-mill candidates — for people with a history of criminal activity, it can feel downright impossible. When you make it as far as the ...
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The hiring process may take longer than you anticipate, and when waiting on a job offer, it can be excruciating playing along with the waiting game. You can speed up the process ...
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When you walk into a job interview, you may feel nervous in anticipation of the questions, you might be anxious to learn more about the position, or you may be excited to ...
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Gearing up for a job interview can be overwhelming; what happens if you blow it? Unbeknownst to many job seekers, messing up during the interview isn't always a deal-breaker. It ...
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Telling lies on your resume or during a job interview can lead to a messy situation later, especially if your employer finds out about your lies after the fact. Suddenly, your ...
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During a job search, an interview may be your only chance at face time with a potential employer. To strengthen your candidacy, use the time wisely. Instead of reciting ...
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As a job seeker, it's important to market your skills and qualifications during a job interview. However, hiring managers often hear the same phrases and responses to interview ...
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Search committees, governing boards and executive recruiting firms all have the task of hiring executives in charge of the companies they oversee. CEOs then fill positions that ...