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Interview Skills

Don't Let This Kind Of Tweeting Blunder Jeopardize Your Next Job

Krista Parkinson | Posted 10.24.2016 | Education
Krista Parkinson

My friend Hannah works in Human Resources at a major production company and is in charge of hiring interns and assistants for the executives. One of t...

Applying to Selective Tech Companies? Here's How to Nail Your Interview

Quora | Posted 08.22.2016 | Technology
Quora

How can engineers ensure they're competitive when applying for selective companies? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where...

Should You Send A Thank You Note After An Interview? ALWAYS.

Romy Newman | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Romy Newman

This weekend, a young woman asked me, “Do I really need to send a thank you note after my interview?” Let me be blunt: I have interviewed and hire...

The 3 Keys To Building Immediate Rapport In A Job Interview

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 03.28.2017 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

You've got an important interview coming up. You know you have the skills for the job ... but do you have the personality and style they are looking for? Are your values and work ethic a match with those of the organization? Will you fit with the rest of the team?

Six Lines to Help you Stay on Message in a Media Interview

Tim Ward | Posted 03.04.2017 | Impact
Tim Ward

(This blogpost was written together with Teresa Erickson and originally published on the Society for conservation Biology blog). In our careers as j...

The 5 Basic Interview Questions Every Job Applicant Needs To Nail

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 10.08.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

In order to present yourself well at a job interview, you need to prepare in detail. You have to thoroughly research the company and the principle goals of the organization. Once you've done that, you will want target your responses to the skills and attributes they are seeking in a future employee.

How to Answer the Most Boring Interview Questions With the Most Interesting Answers

Wes Janisen | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Wes Janisen

How do you slip in a great story when your interviewer is asking the slew of usual questions that seem to merit one-sentence answers?

4 Ways to Show Your Personal Brand in Interviews

Melissa Llarena | Posted 12.28.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

What do Oprah, Michael Jordan and Madonna all have in common? Sure, they've all attained a certain level of success, but one is a media mogul who like...

THIS Is How To Best Prepare For A Job Interview

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 07.18.2014 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

This is it! You've been called in for an interview with the hiring manager and you want to do your very best. Like many other aspects in life, the key to success is preparation. And one of the best ways to prepare is to thoroughly understand the hiring manager's true needs.

Younger Job Interviewer? Blast Away Their Age-Related Objections!

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

If you're a job-seeker in your 50s or 60s, you're already well aware that you face a number of age-related roadblocks to landing your next position. One of the biggest is successfully navigating the interview with a younger hiring manager. Assumptions on both sides of the generation gap can cause problems. However you can prevail!

10 Keys To A Winning Webcam Interview

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 08.10.2013 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Interviewing for a job can be difficult enough, but now technology has created a big, new, virtual wrinkle. More and more interviews are being conducted via the Internet by way of your webcam and they are growing in popularity because they save employers both time and money.

What Employers Can Deduce In 30 Seconds

Posted 03.25.2013 | OWN

By Candace Braun Davison Here's how to make a first impression on a job interview that leads to one final question: "So, when can you start?" Ke...

Why You Didn't Get the Job: Hiring Managers Tell All

LearnVest | Posted 05.08.2013 | Women
LearnVest

"I'm sorry -- we've actually made an offer to another candidate." It's a phrase any job hunter hates to hear, especially when the days drag on after your initial interview, and you begin to wonder, "Where did I go wrong?"

Ready, Fire, Aim!

Jerry Weissman | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business
Jerry Weissman

Because presenters do not have the facility of an "Undo Send" button or a seven-second video delay, they must create their own beat in real time -- with a verbal pause.

Five Keys to Beating the Age Factor

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Regardless of the challenges grey hair brings, there are certain key strategies you can use that will highlight your skills, stress your professional strengths, and make you attractive to potential employers.

The Art of Listening: In Memory of Walter Cronkite

Stephen Wilkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Wilkes

It was on this day, the 20th of March in the spring of 1974, that the legendary Walter Cronkite granted us our first interview and a life changing experience.

Did I Have Lettuce in My Teeth? Asking for Feedback After the Job You Didn't Get.

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Grossman

The rejection was not really a rejection of me at all. I was incredibly grateful for this information. I could move forward with my search with confidence knowing I was on the right track.