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Interview Questions

Interview Questions To Identify Top Performers

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

As a small business owner, one of your key responsibilities is to identify top performers who will fit your business culture and contribute to the success of your business. The interview is an important step in the process and the questions you ask are critical to the success of the interview.

The 4 Ways To Really Make An Impression In An Interview

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 04.22.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

By posing smart questions, explaining how you can make a difference and presenting yourself with confidence, you will make that all important, powerful first impression. In fact, with a little luck and the right timing, chances are good that your well-positioned, open-ended questions just might help you get the offer and land the job!

8 Successful Bosses Share Their Favorite Curveball Interview Questions

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.20.2015 | Business

Unconventional interview questions can help managers make better-informed decisions about how a candidate will mesh with a company's culture.

Interview Tips Every Small Business Owner Should Know to Find the Best Fit

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 03.29.2015 | Small Business
Margaret Jacoby

The interview is the prime time to measure a candidate's skill level and see if he or she is a great fit for your company. However, conducting an interview without preparation can result in choosing the wrong candidate or, worse, landing in some legal hot water.

New Hire Interview Questions That Can Make or Break Your Business

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

Hiring the right candidate can reduce employee turnover rates significantly. By taking your time to schedule interviews with the right candidates and asking the right questions, you can find the right person for the job.

Katy Hall

The One Answer You Should Never Give In An Interview | Katy Hall | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business

Many of us have been there: You're in an interview, doing fairly well, when the interviewer asks you that dreaded question: "What's your biggest we...

Have an Interview Coming Up? Tips for Prepping With a Partner

Melissa Llarena | Posted 11.30.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

We all get nervous before a big interview! Your hands turn clammy, your heart starts thudding and the thoughts in your mind are going a mile a minute.

3 Interview Pitfalls We All Fall For

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 09.02.2014 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

You have been called in for a job interview... You've studied the position description and have created several examples highlighting ways you've made a positive impact using the skills required in the posting. You've also prepared focused responses that feature your knowledge of the company. Yet there are three basic interview questions that can really trip you up.

How To Find A Leader With One Question

Inc. | MARC BARROS | Posted 10.25.2013 | Small Business

Building a great leadership team is one of your most important jobs as CEO. But it can also be one of the hardest. What makes it so hard is that yo...

14 Interview Questions That Reveal Everything

Inc. | Posted 03.04.2013 | Small Business

By Jeff Haden, visit Inc. Interview questions: Everyone has them. And everyone wishes they had better ones. So I asked smart people from a va...

Acing the Only Three True Job Interview Questions

George Bradt | Posted 03.19.2013 | Small Business
George Bradt

Acing your response to an interview question requires pivoting off your basic answer to reinforce your strengths, motivation or fit -- depending upon the true underlying question.

25 Bizarre Interview Questions From America's Most Famous Companies

Glassdoor | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business

When a big, powerful company like Google announces a job opening, it invariably receives an overwhelming number of perfectly impressive resumes. The o...

The Job Interview Advice Older Men Need To Hear

Next Avenue | Posted 01.08.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Lisa Vaas Men over 50 are especially resistant to change. Here are 5 ways to look like the guy to hire. A purple ...

10 Things You Need to Bring Up During the Interview

Alan Carniol | Posted 02.12.2013 | Money
Alan Carniol

The job interview might be the only thing left between you and the position of your dreams. Even when you're the most qualified candidate with references galore, a poor interview performance can leave a lousy impression on a potential employer.

'Do You Believe In Ghosts?' The Weirdest Interview Questions

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.12.2012 | Business

Interviews are already awkward enough without having to answer weird and unprofessional questions -- but that doesn't stop bosses and HR managers from...

College Grads Need to Interview the Job

Brandon Busteed | Posted 10.27.2012 | College
Brandon Busteed

Yes, it's bleak compared with what it's been in the past. And, no, there isn't the same return on investment that a college degree once guaranteed. But those are largely forces out of an individual graduate's control.

5 Pivotal Questions to Ask or Answer During the Hiring Process

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 09.19.2012 | Money
Rayanne Thorn

The following list was devised to prevent last minute candidate or applicant fall-out and control the spin of the interviewing and hiring process. Either side (interviewer or interviewee) can use this list to streamline the process.

Job Interview Coming Up? Nail the Age-Related Questions!

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 09.10.2012 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Here are some tips to help you frame your own answers to troublesome interview questions.

Hiring Your First Intern: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Charlotte Jensen | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

Starting an internship program from scratch may seem like more trouble than it's worth. But the reality is, even small businesses with limited time an...

The Strangest (And Most Difficult) Job Interview Questions

The Huffington Post | Nicole Hardesty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As tough as the job market has been in 2010, many top-flight employers aren't trying to make the interview process any easier. With the jobless claims...

Questions From A Google Job Interview

Make Money Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A friend of mine had an interview a couple weeks ago with Google Inc. He provided me a list of just some of the questions he was asked. I've added a f...