Articles about Interview

How To

4 steps to help you choose the right career

I thought I had chosen the right career path, realized it was WRONG, and then went through a process that I WISH I had done sooner! Here is what I did.

Job search

9 of the most difficult interview questions – and how to answer them

Job interviews are difficult enough. In the spirit of job interview preparation, we rounded up some of the toughest job interview questions.

Success

24 words that show leadership on a resume

Selecting the most powerful words to describe your experience can make a huge impact on a potential employer. Here are 24 words for your resume.

Hiring

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider these 3 questions before offering someone a job

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.

Job search

How to turn negative qualities into positives during an interview

With the right response, you can reframe negative qualities into positives and show that you’re willing to improve yourself in order to succeed.

Interview

Don’t make this mistake when they call for the interview

Recently a client told me of a firing squad interview experience that warrants a share and checklist.

Communication

Study: We all underestimate the power of a thank-you note

A new study published in Psychological Science finds that we underestimate the power of a thank-you message to our detriment.

News

Study: 63% of tech workers get a response from an employer within 7 days of an interview

New research shows just how much time it takes for most tech workers to get an answer from a company they interviewed with.

Job Search

4 phases of mourning after a job rejection

You’re not alone. EVERYONE goes through it. And then next, realize that there’s a typical process to this whole job rejection thing. We’ll share with you the four main phases of mourning after a job rejection – because knowing what you’re going through is the first step to getting over it and moving forward with a good attitude!

Resume

How to create a resume that will slay

The resume you submit to a recruiter is how you make a first impression. Obviously, you want it to wow recruiters, and leave them wanting to know more. The single most challenging thing about the job search process is getting a recruiter interested in you just by this one-page document.

Job search

3 tips for answering behavioral interview questions

Behavioral interview questions can make anyone sweat during a job interview. But it's possible to avoid getting caught off guard.

Job search

The economy is so strong, job seekers are ghosting employers

Now, because of a strong labor market, it's the job seekers who are doing the "ghosting," or disappearing without notice.

Job search

Candidates reveal some of the worst interview questions they’ve been asked

New research shows that some job applicants are hearing the wrong kinds of questions during interviews and what day most people apply for jobs.

Job search

How to handle an interview when you have multiple job offers

Receiving a job offer while you are still in the interview process elsewhere can put you at a huge advantage if you play your cards right.

Job search

5 pre-interview rituals you can do ‘the day of’

When there are hours leading up to your interview, what can you do to prepare and make the most of your remaining time to get in the right headspace?

Interview

Summer problems: What to wear to a job interview in hot weather

Just because the weather is a hot mess on the day of your job interview doesn't mean you can be. ...And so begins the trouble of figuring out what to wear when interviewing in the middle of summer.

Job Search

5 fonts that are better for your resume than Times New Roman

If your resume is meant to represent you, then you want to look your best, right? Well, apparently using Times New Roman on a resume is the font equivalent of “putting on sweatpants” for a job interview, according to a 2015 Bloomberg Business article. Since we would never let that happen, here are the five best fonts to use on your resume instead of that boring, serif-filled default.

Office Life

What do you do when someone at work is annoying you?

An annoying officemate can quickly escalate from a minor inconvenience to the bane of your existence, causing you to dread going to work.

Success

16 career decisions that make no logical sense

Avoid these 16 poor choices, and your chances at success will improve.

Interview

10 words you should never use to describe yourself in an interview

Here are 10 words you should never use to describe yourself in an interview, and what to say instead.

Interview

5 tips for answering the trickiest job interview question

We’ve compiled a list of five expert strategies to help you successfully answer this question so you can get back to perfecting your resume and picking out a killer interview outfit.

Interview

How to conduct an interview when you secretly hate your job

There are a lot of downsides to secretly (or not so secretly) hating your job, but one of the worst is interviewing candidates. “They were such a great candidate. I’d hate to ruin their life by bringing them here,” a senior-level manager once told me after meeting the person whom I thought was perfect for the open position. If you find yourself in the position of conducting an interview when you hate your own job, take a deep breath.

Job Search

27 surprising things that affect whether you get hired

There are many seemingly small details in an interview that can affect your chances of landing the job. Some are within your control, others are out of it.

Job Search

What to do when your top choice hasn’t called with a decision

Follow through with these five tips for when your top choice hasn’t called with an offer. The right offer will come and it will be worth the wait

Job search

4 ways to avoid messing up your job interview with a CEO

Interviewing for a job with a company's CEO can add a lot of pressure, so you'll want to make sure you do everything you possibly can to prepare – confidence is key.