Posts Tagged:interview

10 Types of Interviews
(and How to Ace Them)

Interviews come in all shapes and sizes: Sometimes you’re with one interviewer, others you’re with five. Maybe you’ll be asked to lunch, expected to solve a problem, or invited to a Skype interview. But no matter what the format, we’ll give you what you need to succeed. We’ll show you how to nail every type of…

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Cheat Sheet: Nailing that last minute
interview

  For weeks you’ve been actively sending your resume out and applying for job openings when (finally!) you get a call from a company who wants you to come in for an interview—today! Because you still have to do your current job today, you have exactly an hour to prep . How do you get ready for…

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Remaining Confident When You
Keep Getting Rejected From Jobs

For most people, job searching entails some rejection. You send in a resume and receive no response. You go to an interview and don’t get a callback. You go to another interview and get ghosted. But, knowing it can happen doesn’t lessen the sting. It’s normal to feel disappointed when an opportunity doesn’t pan out,…

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Common Interview Responses Can
Be Interpreted Different Ways

You arrive to your interview prepared with a list of questions to ask the hiring manager. But, when he answers them, you only feel more confused. That’s because common answers could be interpreted different ways. And, depending on what the interviewer really means, this company may—or may not—be the right fit for you. 1. “We…

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How to: Prepare for an interview

  The interview process varies for every job. After the initial application process, some employers choose to screen candidates further by inviting them to take a test, have a chat on the phone or even prepare a case study before coming in to have a face-to-face interview. All of these steps are equally important in…

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The Revealing Interview Questions
Candidates Never Think to Ask

. Over the weekend, my friend texted me a link to the New York Times piece,“Congratulations! You’ve Been Fired.” As I read it, my jaw dropped, my eyes opened wide, and I shook my head in disbelief—I did all of the things that, you know, you do when you can’t believe what you’re reading, seeing,…

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Four tips for an
award-winning interview

Preparing for an interview? Fear not, as a leading careers author gives you her top tips… Never is personal branding more important than when you’re going for a job interview, particularly if it’s a job you really want. Yet most of us go into an interview feeling nervous and powerless. With that mindset, it’s hard…

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Top 5 Interview Tips

If you’re counting down the days till your next job interview, these helpful hints will help you get in the right mood so you can leave a lasting impression on the interviewers… #1 Do your research Fail to plan, and you plan to fail. You are certain to be asked specific questions about the company,…

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The One Interview Question Most
People Are Not Prepared For!

Any job hunter would be wise to seek out common interview questions and think about his answers beforehand, but what about the questions that haven’t made it onto the lists yet? One question I’ve heard asked is some variation of, “Tell me something I wouldn’t know from looking at your CV,” or “Tell me something…

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35 Costly Job Search Mistakes
You Might Still Be Making

It’s always fun to hear about the big mistakes job applicants make—like showing up in sweatpants or falling asleep during the interview. (And yes, both of those things have happened.) It’s less fun to hear about the smaller mistakes—like someone showing up five minutes late or having a typo on the first line of a…

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