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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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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 6/19/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
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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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 6/12/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
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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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 5/29/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
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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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 5/22/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
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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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 5/15/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
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 ...
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Learning how to follow directions starts well before kindergarten, and yet many job seekers think it's acceptable to ignore application instructions that don't seem important or ...
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The idea of making a mistake during a job interview strikes fear in the hearts of many job seekers. However, there are a few mistakes employers can easily overlook as long as you ...
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Diversity is a hot topic in management circles. After all, a homogeneous workforce is rapidly becoming less acceptable for modern businesses. A diverse work group does more than ...
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As a job seeker, it's natural to rehearse answers to the most common interview questions while preparing for a job interview. However, many employers are stepping outside of the ...
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When you step into any job interview, it's important that you make a good impression on the hiring manager. This brief encounter provides the opportunity for a potential employer ...
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Embellishing your resume with a few white lies in order to get ahead may seem like a harmless thing to do, but it can lead to big consequences. In fact, CareerBuilder recently ...
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A lunch interview, though it might seem casual, is an important opportunity to wow an employer during a job search. No matter how relaxed the locale, you can rest assured that the ...
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When seeking a job in education, you must prepare for the most common interview questions as well as questions that revolve around your teaching philosophy, experience in the ...
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Any successful job interview consists of a fair mix of questions being answered and asked by you, the hopeful candidate. Your interview is not just a chance for you to show off ...
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Social media started as a fun way to communicate with friends and family. Since this form of communication grew into an online juggernaut, businesses started taking advantage of ...
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Your answer to "Why should we hire you?" during an interview can make or break your chances of securing the job. "You want to convey that not only are you a safe ...
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When it comes time for job interview prep, you likely already have multiple copies of your resume and a professional outfit pressed and ready to wear, but have you considered what ...
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When you think about a job interview, you likely envision dressing professionally, bringing multiple copies of your resume, and answering a slew of questions about your skills, ...
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No one enjoys botching a job interview, but hearing about others downfalls is a great way to get in a better frame of mind during your own job search. Not only are you unlikely to ...
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Behavioral interviews focus on what you would do in certain situations as your hiring manager tries to ascertain if your personality is a perfect fit for the job at hand. This ...
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Job interviews may not be as accurate a predictor of employee success as once thought, especially when they are unstructured. During a job interview, hiring managers generally ...
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Job offers are never guaranteed, no matter how hard you work to impress hiring managers. It can take a long to time to notice any return on investment in a job search because most ...
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Preparing for a job interview is a top priority for candidates immersed in the job search process. A request for an interview confirms that you captured the attention of a ...
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A key element of the job search is marketing your skills. Professional networking can put you in touch with the right people and job leads that could ultimately land you the ...
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If you live in a city with limited career opportunities and plan to move out of state to improve your job prospects, there are a few steps you can take to increase your chances of ...
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During the job search and hiring process, it can seem like there are hundreds of possible questions you must prepare to answer prior to the interview. It's important to note that ...
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After sending out job application packets and waiting for weeks to hear from potential employers, getting the call for a coveted job interview is exciting. That momentary elation ...
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Learning to make small talk in interviews is one way to sell your personality to hiring managers, but you can also talk yourself out of a job. Interviewers are highly critical of ...
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A sure sign you failed to impress your hiring manager during an interview is when the person in front of you interrupts your speaking to move on to the next question. Even though ...
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A job interview may seem like the last step in the job search process, but your work isn't over yet. There are several things you still need to do after the interview to help ...
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Many applicants often spend time not only preparing for a job interview but also stressing about presenting themselves professionally. Prepare for your next interview by focusing ...
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Many times, hiring procedures are ineffective at bringing in top talent simply because interviewers are too subjective and can validate the wrong candidates for superficial ...
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In a highly competitive job market, employers have to balance making quick hires with performing a thorough vetting process to find the right person for the job. You might be part ...
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Although it's not possible to know the interview questions a hiring manager is going to ask you when you're sitting in the hot seat, you can prepare by rehearsing responses to ...
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Applicants have long been encouraged to avoid salary inquiries prior to interviews or during the job search. However, the reality is that salary is a key element of the job. ...
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During the interview, the words the interviewer uses can be very telling. Often, interviewers tell job candidates things that aren't entirely true. It's important that you ...
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Job searching is an emotional roller coaster. Your confidence soars after a round of great interviews and promising feedback, which only amplifies the disappointment of not ...
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When it comes to job interviews, you're bound to hear the same questions a few times. While you may think you have the perfect response prepared for that hard-hitting interview ...
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When you're interviewing, it's natural to feel a bit nervous talking to complete strangers. You practiced your introduction for a few hours, but then after that, you're lost when ...
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Employers seek candidates who not only make a positive impression, but also stand out from the other applicants. Showcase your professional nature during a job interview, and ...
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It's no secret that the workforce is competitive. However, the job search is just as competitive. How you handle yourself before, during and after each job interview can make or ...
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As you embark on any job interview, it's just as important to ask questions of the interviewer as it is to respond to his inquiries. While the interview panel screens candidates ...
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Preparing for a job interview requires more than just rehearsing answers to common interview questions. It's just as important for you to prepare questions to ask potential ...
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Your job search tasks should definitely include creating a stand-out resume and cover letter, but it's also important to brainstorm your career goals. One way to help you ...
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There are many things to prepare for before a job interview, since you want to make a great impression and leave the interview knowing you've got a good shot at getting the job. ...
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The one interview question that could make or break your chances of landing a job requires thorough preparation: "How badly do you want this job?" Interviewers use this ...
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After spending a long time searching for jobs, it can be thrilling to receive a job offer. Sometimes, however, you may feel a job offer is not right for you. In these cases, you ...
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A job interview is an opportunity to show off your skills, learn more about the duties and organization, and determine whether you're even interested in the open position; ...
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In a competitive market, it's not uncommon for new graduates and experienced professionals to experience prolonged job searches. However, when you've sent out hundreds of ...
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Hiring managers expect you to be on top of your game from the moment you enter the office. Part of preparing for a job interview requires you to prepare interview questions. ...
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If your job hunt is one long cycle of dead ends, you may be ready to give up on chasing those elusive interviews. Every resume tells a story, and yours may inadvertently ...
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You have an impeccable resume and are lining up interview after interview with respectable employers. After each job interview, you wait to receive an offer, but the rejection ...
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What happens when a prospective employer calls you and wants to interview you with just one hour's notice? Even more stressful, you still work at your current job. If you have a ...
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Preparing for a job interview involves paying close attention to your hygiene, wardrobe and body language. However, job candidates must also rehearse responses to common interview ...
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Preparing for a job interview can be tough; you rehearse your answers to a myriad of tricky questions while trying to keep your nerves from getting the best of you. While ...
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Recruiters and hiring managers have heard it all, which is why they're instantly annoyed when you rattle off trite, inflated answers. The stress of a job interview can drive you ...
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Some employers make outrageous demands of job applicants just because they think they can. One company even conducted interviews simply to get ideas when they didn't have any ...
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Truth be told, the quaint idea of "being yourself" isn't always an effective strategy for acing a job interview. Hiring managers remember candidates who understand how ...
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Many job candidates think of a job interview as a scary interrogation session; they take many steps to prepare themselves to answer a laundry list of awkward questions, but spend ...
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No one ever vanquished an obstacle by trying the same failing strategy over and over again. If your job search isn't yielding interviews, re-examine your methods and weed out the ...
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As you advance your career in a highly competitive labor market, you may run across an interviewer who asks you "Why did you change jobs so often?" HR expert and ...
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Whether you're talking to a recruiter or interviewing for a job opening, you have a limited window of time to decide whether you're looking at a fantastic opportunity or a bad ...
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As you prepare to submit your resume for your next potential employer, you should already have a list of job references in hand and ready to turn over to the recruiter, hiring ...
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Marketers can offer job seekers a valuable lesson about reaching goals: Constant trial and error is the key to success. If you repeatedly hit a brick wall in your job search, keep ...
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When preparing for your job search, it's important to focus on responses to interview questions having to do with both your personal and professional sides. Most interviewers ...
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Your cover letter and resume have landed you an interview for a job. Your experience is good, and you have the qualifications necessary to get it, but there's one problem, ...
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Attending a job interview means you worked hard to reach this point thanks to your qualifications, experience and hard skills. Now, it's time to show off your personality and soft ...
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Imagine a job interview where you don’t have to worry about how firm your handshake is, there’s no rushing to get there on time and you can attend in your bathrobe and ...
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Preparing for a job interview is rarely easy and sometimes stressful. Preparing yourself well in advance certainly helps, but there are some mistakes many candidates make during ...
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You've had a great job interview, and your mind is already imagining how you might tell people about your great new job. But wait just a minute. Have you done everything you can ...
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Your job search requires you to spend ample time marketing your skills and experience while working to impress potential employers. Many job seekers also face frustration when job ...
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When you attend a job interview, it's important to give the interviewer a reason to remember you. Sending a heartfelt thank you note is a good way to do this. A thank you note can ...
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It can be frustrating to spend a significant amount of time on interview preparation only to arrive to a job interview and find that the interviewer is just going through the ...
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Your future boss scrutinizes every word you say during an interview. However, your movements and mannerisms also affect the way the people in front of you react to your interview. ...
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A job search can be stressful and trying. You can spend countless hours crafting materials to acquire a job interview, only to have little mistakes hold you back from success. ...
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Although you prepare for a week ahead of your job interview, you can't help but make some mistakes. To ease your own nervousness about making mistakes during your next interview ...
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Landing a job interview isn't easy in a very competitive labor market. You busted your tail to create a compelling cover letter and a dynamic resume, and you talked to your ...
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New job hunters are frequently taught to mold themselves to fit any opportunity — an approach that often makes you appear desperate and gives all the decision-making power ...
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After devoting time and energy to hunting for a new position, there's no better feeling than knowing you nailed a job interview. Don't let that confident feeling wane if you don't ...
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The time you spend on your job search is likely to revolve around searching for companies that can utilize your skills and experience while offering a sound financial foundation ...
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Innovative companies with brilliant leaders have one key trait in common; they know how to assemble great teams. Too often, employers drive away promising job seekers with a ...
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If you find yourself reeling from a great interview but later find that your efforts do not produce results or job offers, it may be time to evaluate your interview techniques. ...
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Professional networking is one way to expand your network and build a stronger career, but it can be challenging to gain momentum. For some professionals, it's difficult to ...
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If you’re sending out stacks of job applications to no avail or going on interview after interview with nothing to show for your efforts, it’s time to reevaluate your ...
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Being a chronic runner-up is baffling when your interviews always seem great. Although you might be good at charming the hiring manager and selling your strengths, your top ...
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Preparing for the interview can be a stressful process; you try and rehearse your answers to some of the most common interview questions, but what about the uncommon ones? Hiring ...
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Observe any job candidate preparing for the interview, and you may see a lot of rehearsing in preparation for tricky interview questions. While this is a smart strategy, it's ...
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As a job seeker, you recognize there could be many reasons why a hiring decision didn't work out in your favor. Perhaps someone was more qualified than you, had better soft ...
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Like many people, you probably get nervous during a job interview no matter how much or how well you prepare. Even if you examined your list of questions, thoroughly researched ...
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In an ideal world, job interviews would be conversations between employers and prospective employees that allow both parties to find out whether they're a good fit for each other. ...
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Networking and writing a great resume are essential steps to getting a job interview, but once you land the interview, the hard work isn't over. Interview preparation is ...
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Chances are you've run across a group interview at some point during your career. It's likely because "group interview" can either refer to an interview in which a group ...
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Conventional job-seeking wisdom advises you to follow up after a job interview, but choosing a method often presents a challenge. In the age of texting and instant messaging, a ...
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Candidates rarely know what to expect when they walk into a job interview, and this uncertainty can cause stress and anxiety leading up to the big day. You want the interviewer to ...
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Even if you're the most qualified candidate for a position, saying the wrong things during a job interview can ruin your chance of getting hired. Recruiters pay close attention to ...
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Most job candidates know it's a bad idea to arrive at a job interview empty-handed, but many are unsure of what to bring. As soon as you schedule a job interview with a potential ...
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An interview is a crucial step in getting the job of your dreams. Unfortunately, many candidates make big mistakes during their interviews that hiring managers just can't look ...
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Congratulations! You landed a job interview at a company that fits your personality and professional goals. You prepared answers to several common interview questions and ...
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Your job search should include not only preparing answers to interview questions, but also compiling questions to ask the interviewer. Hiring managers seek out candidates who are ...
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Confidence is essential when searching for a job, but overconfidence after a job interview can impact your opportunities for success significantly. Although you may have a stellar ...
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A job interview is often the determining factor for potential employers making hiring decisions. You may have a stellar resume and an engaging cover letter, but if you make one of ...
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Interviewees aren't the only ones who should be well-prepared for job interviews; interview preparation is just as important for recruiters. It's not uncommon for highly qualified ...
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Asking uncommon interview questions can make you stand out as a highly qualified candidate, especially when facing stiff competition. Hiring managers are impressed by candidates ...
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When you are fleeing an unpleasant job situation, the last thing on your mind is how to explain it to your next employer. Fortunately, hiring managers realize you cannot always ...
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A job interview is just as much an opportunity for you to evaluate potential employers and managers as it is for hiring managers to evaluate your skills and experience. Use this ...
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When a job interview goes well, you leave feeling excited about the opportunity and hoping to hear from the hiring manager soon. Other times, the interview may go so poorly that ...
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You may be asked to participate in a phone interview prior to or instead of a traditional in-person meeting. Employers often use phone interviews as a way to screen candidates to ...
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Being ready for anything can help you survive weird interview questions, but you have a better chance of acing a job interview if you prepare for the most traditional topics. ...
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Chances are you've had at least one bad interview in your professional life. Did you ever wish you could go back and get a do-over in the middle of that interview? Rather than ...
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Advanced preparation is an essential part of the job interview process, as it greatly increases your chance of performing well and moving on to the next steps in the hiring phase. ...
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When it's time to head to any job interview, it's important to make sure your resume is impeccable, you choose references that are top-notch, and practice common questions until ...
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Recruiters can typically gauge the general personality and likability factor of a job candidate within a few minutes of a job interview. Your presentation, overall demeanor and ...
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When it comes time to craft your resume, putting pen to paper or fingers to keyboard is old news. Consider a more contemporary approach to resume writing: Interview yourself to ...
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Politics are a big conversation topic in endless social situations, but one place in which they don't belong is a job interview. Although interviewers can't legally ask you about ...
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A coffee meeting or lunch date with an employer is rarely as innocuous as it seems during a job search. In many cases, these casual get-togethers are opportunities for a potential ...
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Experienced hiring managers are adept at unearthing hidden weaknesses and personal details about you without stepping outside ethical lines. Interview questions that seem ...
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For job seekers, competition is fierce. For every great opportunity, there are hundreds if not thousands of applicants. To make matters worse, many job seekers unwittingly destroy ...
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One of the primary reasons job seekers perform poorly during interviews is lack of preparation. Unprepared applicants typically know very little about the company and tend to give ...
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As most job seekers know, the interview process is not meant to be one-sided, with the interviewer asking all the questions. Rather, it should flow like a normal conversation, ...
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Thanks to a highly competitive job market, the hiring process may take three weeks or more to complete. In 2014, the average time to hire was 3.5 days slower than in 2009, during ...
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What happens when you have a job interview and you're already employed? Chances are, you have to take time off from your present job for the possibility of landing a better ...
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Preparation for a job interview is crucial to your success and ability to answer interview questions; however, when you have not researched or vetted the company thoroughly, the ...
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Utilizing your job search to perfect your resume and cover letter is a solid use of time, but after the work is done, your fate is in the hands of hiring managers. Identify the ...
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Your body language speaks volumes when communicating with co-workers, clients and especially, potential employers during a job interview. An effective way to keep your gestures ...
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Hiring managers evaluate candidates based on their resume and cover letter; however, the job interview is the determining factor when they consider applicants for hire. With steep ...
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You've got a job interview for a position that seems to perfectly match your skills and abilities. You're prepared and dressed to the nines, and you have a great feeling about the ...
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Most job interviews include a question asking you what you already know about the company. Be ready with an answer that shows your enthusiasm and aptitude for the position. ...
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What do you want most out of your new workplace? Although you sometimes just want to take any job, in a competitive job market, you might do your career a favor by waiting for the ...
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Hiring managers want to get to the bottom of your personality, problem solving skills and soft skills during an interview. As such, your future boss may ask very specific ...
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After spending countless hours investigating open positions and conducting job searches online, some job seekers are roped into job scams. Save yourself time and frustration by ...
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The thought of negotiating often triggers anxiety, especially when it comes to negotiating salary, benefits or hours. Employers generally expect job candidates to negotiate some ...
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The stress before an interview might tempt you to forgo breakfast. Don't go there. You absolutely should eat a meal ahead of your interview, as what you consume can affect the ...
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Panel interviews amplify the nerve-wracking experience of competing for a job, challenging you to use every skill in your arsenal to impress a group of interviewers. To shine in ...
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So your resume and cover letter impressed the hiring manager enough to land you a job interview. Now comes the moment of truth: Do you have what it takes to shine brighter than ...
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There are times when you know that a job won't work out based on your experience at the interview. However, many people choose to stick through the interview process right to the ...
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Although your responses to interview questions during job interviews carry a considerable amount of weight, hiring managers also use this face-to-face opportunity to evaluate your ...
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Most job seekers can't resist analyzing every detail of an interview as they await a job offer or rejection. While it's impossible to perfectly predict what a hiring manager is ...
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You just aced the best job interview of your life, and you're confident you got the job. Everyone was all smiles when you left the room. The job is practically yours. Then, you ...
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Employers often seek candidates who are eager and confident. However, showing an overabundance of confidence in an aggressive manner during the job interview could be hindering ...
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In a down economy, its not uncommon for job seekers to submit dozens of resumes without getting a single response. Even when the economy is good, landing an interview can be next ...
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Before committing to a job interview, there are many things to consider. It isn't just a matter of applying for jobs and choosing an offer. You also want to be sure that the ...
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If you find yourself called in for multiple interviews, yet haven't received any job offers, it's likely that underselling qualifications could be the culprit. A job interview ...
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It takes hard work to get to the interview phase of a job search. When you finally land a job interview, prepare by studying standard interview questions, rehearsing your ...
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For an employer, the hiring process can be long and drawn out. In some cases, the decision happens weeks or months after the first job interview, and the right post-interview ...
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More and more companies are incorporating a screening interview into the hiring process to narrow down the candidate pool and evaluate applicants before requesting an in-person ...
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Job interviews can be an advantage or your downfall. Speaking directly with a hiring manager gives you the chance to sell your personality, but one wrong move may end your ...
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Job interviews give qualified candidates an opportunity to stand out among other applicants. Competition is fierce in the job market, so whether you're a recent college graduate ...
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Some statistics show that just 2 percent of people who apply for a job reach the interview phase. Then, when a candidate thinks he reaches the promised land, he somehow fails to ...
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For many job seekers, the idea of being interviewed for a job opportunity may be nerve-wracking or even downright terrifying. A bad case of the interview jitters can bother even ...
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Everyone has to start somewhere, even when it comes to finding a job. Learning something new might seem a bit scary, which is why you should prepare a little more than normal for ...
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For many job seekers, interviews are a nerve-wracking event. It's difficult to know exactly what your potential employer is looking for, but there are several things you can do to ...
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During a job interview, the employer is looking for more than qualifications — chances are, he also wants to see how you communicate in a high-stress professional setting. ...
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Job seekers face steep competition when justifying their skills and experience during a job interview. It is important to stand out from the rest of the candidates by presenting ...
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You've practiced your responses to common questions, have thought about what you'd like to ask the hiring manager and are now ready to tackle the beast that is the job interview. ...
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It is inevitable that job seekers experience a bad interview during their job search. The good news is that you can learn valuable lessons from less-than-stellar experiences when ...
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Keeping your optimism in check can help you maintain realistic expectations during a job search. If you're prone to overconfidence, you may expect an offer after a great job ...
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Many people believe that body language provides clues as to whether someone is telling the truth or not. In a high-stress situation, such as in a job interview, certain physical ...
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Every company has unmet needs, and hiring new personnel is one way to meet them. "Business pain" refers to those problems that a company needs fixed quickly so that it ...
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How does a leader at a company intend to support a team on its way to accomplishing goals during major projects? This single question highlights one of the most critical ...
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Interview preparation is a key aspect of making sure candidates are ready for the challenge while accurately and professionally selling their worth. As a recruiter, you, too, need ...
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A job interview is a crucial step in the job search and an opportunity to sell your skills and experience. Hiring managers need to see your professionalism, your personality and ...
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It's not uncommon for employers to set up a phone interview before deciding to meet a job candidate in person. Phone interviews serve many purposes, including screening ...
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A job interview is one of the key determinants of whether or not a job offer is coming your way. How you respond to interview questions is crucial and sets the tone for how hiring ...
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Making it through a tough interview is usually cause for celebration, but a calm demeanor and carefully prepared answers may not be enough to win over the hiring manager. A change ...
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Salary negotiation is often considered taboo during a job interview, but in order to know if a position is a viable option for you personally, professionally and financially, it's ...
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As a job seeker, you know a successful interview is key to landing the right job. However, after interviewing at multiple companies, you may find yourself still waiting on a job ...
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Whether you're a retiree looking to fill your free time with something meaningful or a seasoned employee hoping to spend a few more years in the workforce, a temp job may present ...
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Getting ready for a job interview? Take a good hard look at your outfit. While preparing for the interview typically involves a lot of resume review and practicing lines, the ...
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A job interview gives potential employers an opportunity to explore your skills and experience and evaluate how you handle stress. Interview questions related to on-the-job stress ...
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Confidence is a powerful tool when preparing for a job interview. In order to truly display your worth when meeting with hiring managers, you must first believe in your skill set, ...
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One of the greatest traps in the job search is finding what appears to be the perfect job, then learning only too late that you're working for a jerk boss. A bad boss can derail ...
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A job interview requires a careful balance between disclosure and discretion, particularly when it comes to personal information. Some details help the interviewer see how you fit ...
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You have to list the correct words in your resume to get past applicant trackers and to match your qualifications to a job description. What you may not realize is that you need ...
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The job search is a time to ponder your goals for your career, but also a time to brainstorm qualities you are seeking in a firm. When attending a job interview, you need to ...
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It is common for nervousness to creep its way into your job interview, but slip-ups that leave a negative impression with a hiring manager can lead you back to your job search. ...
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Behavioral questions are a part of just about every job interview, as they help hiring managers determine if you're the right fit for the job based on your soft skills, critical ...
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Asking your own questions is an important part of any job interview. The interview is, after all, a two-way conversation; it's about you and the interviewer getting to know each ...
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In a world where text messages and Snapchats are the norm, a thank-you note might seem outdated. During a job search, however, this type of correspondence can be a valuable tool ...
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Developing your job interview skills is a direct way to improve your chances of getting hired for the position your want. Here is a list of 10 areas to focus on to improve your ...
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Getting rejection after rejection for jobs that seem like a great fit can make you feel as though the recruitment process is rigged against you. Before you give in to conspiracy ...
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Timing is everything when it comes to applying for jobs, making network connections and even having a job interview. Getting an interview is reason enough to celebrate your hard ...
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One of the most important elements of your job search is making a good impression during a job interview. After researching the company and preparing responses to interview ...
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The practice of job hopping is often looked upon with negativity, and employees who move from job to job are typically viewed as lazy, uncommitted or flaky. What many millennials ...
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During any job interview, it's important to ask questions. Asking the right questions gives you greater insight into the company's goals and the responsibilities of the position ...
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The behavioral interview can be one of the most intimidating experiences for job seekers, but the process is extremely useful for employers. Hiring managers need more than ...
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Nearly everyone has a LinkedIn profile, but not many job seekers use theirs to its full potential. LinkedIn is a great place to network, get job leads and help you land ...
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As a job seeker in search of a fulfilling career at a company that offers opportunities for advancement, you must stand out during your job interview. While many candidates ...
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A phone interview is a common part of the modern job search. Companies often use phone calls to screen candidates in the early stages. In fact, when times are tight and travel ...
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The idea of answering tough interview questions can be intimidating for many job seekers, but preparing for the interview may be easier than you think, suggests James Reed, author ...
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A job interview is often perceived as occurring in a stiff, formal environment in which the interviewer rattles off interview questions and maintains a stoic stature. However, ...
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A stressful recruitment process can make you forget that a potential employer should also care about impressing you. An interviewer who is inexcusably rude, late or invasive gives ...
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A job interview forces you to put your best foot forward and eagerly sell your experience and skills. However, many candidates have similar skills and qualifications that make ...
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Sales positions are competitive, which is why you need to be armed with potential interview questions before you even walk into the door of a potential employer's office. Even ...
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During a job interview, sharing personal information can help the employer see you as a whole person rather than a set of qualifications. On the flip side, oversharing can mark ...
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At a job interview, a first impression is powerful — it can impact your chance of getting the position and follow you throughout your tenure with the company. The way you ...
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Group interviews are made to rattle your nerves and test your ability to adapt to an uncomfortable situation. Beyond judging your qualifications, hiring managers use group ...
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Job interviews can be highly stressful — even for the most experienced job seeker. Often, candidates stumble through an interview and make mistakes that turn off potential ...
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Perhaps the trickiest interview question to answer has nothing to do with your weaknesses, previous bosses, the number of basketballs in a 747 or handling disgruntled customers. ...
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Job seekers are continually encouraged to sell their skills and experience during a job interview while also displaying their personality so the hiring manager can accurately ...
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New college graduates looking for a job face a few uphill challenges. Unemployment among this demographic is higher than normal, and a highly competitive job market may lead to ...
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One common phrase you may hear during a job interview is "Tell me about a time when" followed by a hypothetical scenario that you encountered in your professional ...
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A common tactic during a job interview is to have you answer a question about past bosses. How you respond to the questions gives interviewers insights into how you handle ...
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It can be difficult to gauge the interest of a hiring manager when conducting a job interview conducted over the phone, but you can win over a potential employer with strong ...
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Your job interview is one of the most determining factors in finding career success. Prepare for this important endeavor well before you walk in the door to shake hands firmly ...
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HR managers, recruiters and companies use all kinds of tricks to throw job candidates for a loop, and mind-bending interview questions are just one tool in their arsenal. A good ...
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You practice your job interview skills for a week leading up to your big chance to land the perfect job. You've already proven yourself thanks to your experience, great references ...
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You have a job interview in a few hours, and you've come too far to waste a golden opportunity now. Your resume made it to the top of the heap, and the employer talked to you on ...
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An impressive resume stocked with relevant work experience and valuable job skills isn't enough to land you a job. The job interview gives you the opportunity to make an ...
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Chances are you run across many open-ended questions during a job interview. Glassdoor.com says one of the questions asked the most often tries to determine what drives you to do ...
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Think about an interview strategy as part of a chess endgame. After several grueling moves to get your chess pieces in place, it's time to go in for the victory as you capture ...
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As a hiring manager, you're tasked with the responsibility of finding the best candidates to equip your company with qualified team members. This job can be taxing when you are ...
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If you're new to telecommuting, don't make the mistake of underpreparing for remote interviews and behaving too casually in your familiar environment. Employers want organized, ...
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Job seekers often put forth major effort when preparing to answer all types of interview questions, but when it comes to closing the interview, many candidates are at a loss. This ...
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One of the first questions interviewers often ask isn't even really a question. The phrase "tell me about yourself" is perhaps one of the most open-ended talking points ...
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To ace your next job interview, it's a good idea to practice answering common interview questions ahead of time. You won't always know exactly what the interviewer might ask you, ...
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After the hiring manager has asked you plenty of tough interview questions, he’s likely to give you an opportunity to ask your own questions. Not inquiring about anything ...
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When an interviewer smiles at the end of the interview, shakes your hand and tells you that you should hear something within two weeks, that doesn't mean your work is done. You ...
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A survey released in April 2016 by Future Workplace and Beyond.com indicates that employers prefer to hire people based on employee referrals versus more standard methods of the ...
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Employers have plenty of ways to whittle down a field of candidates using contemporary computer technology that makes the job search process more efficient and expedient. A video ...
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The importance of developing good communication skills is sometimes overlooked, which is unfortunate since communication is an essential part of any work experience. Poor ...
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During the job search process, candidates sometimes over-inflate personal skills and experience to appear more desirable to potential employers. However, the temptation to ...
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Getting to the interview stage of a job search takes a lot of effort — even after you craft a perfect cover letter, create a concise resume, talk to your former supervisors ...
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The job search process prompts you to analyze and evaluate your own skills and experience while perfecting your cover letter and resume, but when it's time for job interviews, ...
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During the job search process, candidates sometimes over-inflate personal skills and experience to appear more desirable to potential employers. However, the temptation to ...
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Conducting phone interviews is a cost-effective strategy business managers use to narrow down pools of applicants. If you impress job recruiters during this stage of the hiring ...
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A job interview is the culmination of the hard work you've put into trying to find your dream position. However, you still have to prepare, think on your feet and give great ...
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Overreacting to a failed interview can prevent you from making progress in your job search. If you take emotion out of the equation, you can calmly ask the hiring manager for ...
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A job interview provides a single opportunity to impress a potential employer and fully communicate what you have to offer, but acing an interview takes more than just having a ...
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HR managers, recruiters and supervisors form an opinion about a candidate within the first few minutes of a job interview. Once you reach the interview phase of a job search, ...
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Acing a job interview is a great feeling, but jubilation can quickly turn to despair when your perfect performance doesn't result in a callback. Not hearing back after a job ...
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Job seekers often prepare extensively for interview questions that focus on their experience and skills; however, preparing questions to ask the interviewer is just as important. ...
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Like it or not, companies ask you tough interview questions to gauge your personality and how you handle pressure. An employer needs to find the best person for the job, and one ...
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A job interview is essentially an investigation, and hiring managers analyze every word you say for clues about your personality and behavior in the workplace. When they ...
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During some point in a job interview, usually near the end, your interviewers may ask you, "Do you have any questions?" Now is the time to pipe up and say something. ...
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The kinds of questions you ask at the end of an interview often determine the job interviewer's lasting impression of you, so choose them carefully. Certain categories of ...
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Phone interviews are a special kind of audition — one that you have to pass on your way to an in-person interview, which is also often the last step before you're offered a ...
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Your job interview is not just the opportunity for the company to gain information needed to make the decision whether to hire you; it's also the chance for you to scope out the ...
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If your prospective employer has invited you to an interview, you have every right to be excited. Interviewing candidates for an open position is a time-intensive chore, and most ...
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Even shy people need jobs, which is why people who have trouble readily relating to others need to show confidence in an interview. Confidence comes from a variety of factors, ...
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Believe it or not, body language plays a huge role in your job interview. How you carry yourself with your mannerisms can affect someone's first impression of you more than your ...
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An interviewer gets a first impression of you the second you walk in the door. By the time you've shaken hands and taken your seat, the interviewer may already have decided ...
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Your cover letter, resume, references and qualifications are impeccable. You aced the phone interview thanks to calm nerves. Now comes your big chance to land the job of your ...
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Body language plays a crucial role in how you present yourself in a job interview. The wrong body language can destroy your chances of landing the position, but the right ...
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Job interview anxiety can prevent you from landing a dream job, but it could also hurt your long-term career. The difficulty is that nerves, stress and anxiety may destroy any ...
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Just getting to a job interview means a recruiter or HR manager likes your skills, qualifications and levels of experience as described in your resume. However, actually meeting ...
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Going into an office full of strange people is stressful enough on job interview day, so you work hard to make sure everything is in order. You prepare your heart out by going ...
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The interview process can be very taxing for candidates. You may find yourself worried about your financial situation when faced with unemployment. The pressure to find a job ...
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Do your palms start to sweat at the thought of walking into a room and talking to strangers about your job prospects? Do you have trouble sleeping the night before a job ...
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It's always useful to jot down notes and questions that you want to ask at a job interview, as it helps you to remember them more readily. Write them repeatedly if necessary to ...
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Even if you dress the part, provide an impressive resume and ace every question that comes your way, a job interview can sour quickly if you respond with a “no” when ...
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A job interview is not just a 30-minute session wherein the HR manager and potential boss grill you on your past work experiences, relevant skills, qualifications and what you ...
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While job interviews can vary from company to company and position to position, you can almost always count on at least one commonality. At the end of the interview, the hiring ...
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At some point during a job interview, the interviewer is likely to ask you if you have any questions for her. Don't be like so many job candidates who simply shake their heads ...
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You found a great job posting online and you want to apply as soon as possible. Before you go through all of the work it takes to apply, craft a resume, write a cover letter and ...
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In the minds of a hiring manager or a recruiter, being overqualified for a job can be a bad thing even though you try to prove to human resources that you want the position. ...
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You’ve spent days crafting an impeccable cover letter and resume, picking out the perfect power suit and practicing your answers to common interview questions. You have an ...
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When you are proud of the steps you took to build a rewarding career, it is discouraging to hear you are overqualified for a position. You may think the job is a great fit, but ...
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You find the perfect job listing with a company you would love to join. The pay may be a little lower than what you are used to, but perhaps you just want a change of pace or you ...
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No hiring manager wants a long track record of poor hiring decisions. When employers rely on superficial questions and quick judgements to weed out applicants, they risk hiring ...
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An answer to a behavioral interview question involves a succinct, concrete story that has a beginning, middle and end. Like any good story, your answer should have a lot of action ...
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Intimidating interviews can crush any excitement you have about entering the workforce, especially when the questions focus on how you leveraged your skills in past jobs. Try not ...
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Job seekers often prepare for interviews by reviewing commonly asked questions that focus on experience and skills. However, you may also want to anticipate behavioral questions. ...
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Interviewers ask behavioral questions as a way to determine your work ethic, personality and how you handled certain situations in the past. These queries have little to do with ...
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Job interviews are like any other conversation. Within that exchange, you listen politely when your partner speaks, you respond and then your conversation partner speaks again. ...
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A second interview means you impressed a prospective employer with your personality, intelligence and thoughtfulness. That also indicates you still have some work to do before the ...
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Chances are you may run into a few tricky interview questions when someone asks you about potentially negative things regarding your past experiences or personality traits. For ...
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Following up after an interview doesn't have to be difficult. All it takes is a few minutes of your time, but these few minutes could make a critical difference between landing a ...
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Acing an interview takes preparation, practice, patience and panache. Knowing when to talk, when to listen, how to dress, how to sit and when to follow up all take some getting ...
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A job interview is a make-or-break part of the hiring process. Most employers only offer interviews to candidates that are being considered seriously for the position; when you ...
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Employers use phone interviews to help screen candidates, save staff time and make sure that a particular candidate understands the job description. When you apply for a job with ...
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With a job interview on the horizon, all you can think about is how to prepare for every challenge an interviewer throws at you. Approach the situation from the employer's ...
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No matter how polished your resume is or how much experience you have under your belt, interview preparation is essential if you want to impress a potential employer. Honing your ...

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