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Interview Tips

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.

Media Interview Survival Tips

Catriona Pollard | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

So you have distributed your media release or sent your pitch to a journalist and now you have had some interest from journalists - and a couple of them have called you for an interview. What do you do?

How to Find and Get a Real Wedding or Event Planning Internship

Sandy Malone | Posted 12.22.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

It's the beginning of a new fall wedding season, and I've got two fantastic new interns working for me here at Weddings in Vieques. Both recently graduated from college and want to pursue career paths in wedding or event planning.

How to Interview: Hawaii's Award-Winning Female Business Owners Share the Inside Scoop

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 12.11.2014 | Hawaii
Lindsey Kesel

Enjoy these nuggets of wisdom from employers that are above and beyond what everyone already knows about interviewing.

10 Steps from Job Interview to Job Offer

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 08.29.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Many employers view a job interview as something akin to an audition. This opportunity calls for your "A Game" and nothing less! So, dazzle them! Here's how.

10 Important Details Interviewers Notice

Diane Gottsman | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Your interviewer is making judgments based on what they see throughout the interview. It's your responsibility to minimize negative distractions and let your skills and personality shine.

The Hiring Guru: Eco PACT's Partners 'Cast in Aluminum'

David Jensen | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
David Jensen

Peter Johnson is an on-the-rise entrepreneur as President of Eco PACT. I met him the same way he met his business partner and many of his employees, through word-of-mouth referral of a friend, in this case at a barbecue.

This Is How You Mindfully Ace A Job Interview

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Close your eyes, relax, and see yourself entering the interview and responding to questions with confidence. Really feel it. Remember, if you can see it in your mind there's a greater likelihood of it actually happening so bring this mindset into the interview.

4 Secrets Of People Who Always Get The Job

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Smart moves you can steal from candidates who nail it every time. By Lynn Andriani Secret #1: They Don't Rely On Job Boards It's a given ...

Want a Job? Then Do Not Do This

Erin Daruszka | Posted 05.24.2014 | Business
Erin Daruszka

While I think of them as common sense, my experience showed me that many people are unaware of these hints.

5 Interview Tips That Wow Headhunters

Skiddy von Stade | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Skiddy von Stade

When a headhunter interviews you for a position, they will be able to tell within seconds whether or not you are right for the position because they are already intimately familiar with these qualities.

7 Tips for Hiring the Right Nanny

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 04.20.2014 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

Hiring someone else to care for your child in your absence can be an emotionally difficult and confusing process. Here are some tips that I have found to be helpful in the search for a nanny for your child.

Make Your Mark: 10 Ways to Stand Out in an Interview

Uloop | Posted 04.16.2014 | College
Uloop

Whether you're applying for your first internship or your dream job, you need to make sure that you make a lasting impression on your interviewer. Here are some things you can do to stand out in an interview.

How to Knock Their Socks Off in a Job Interview

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

To stand out from the crowd of also-rans, successful job seekers use the interview process to showcase their work ethic and to demonstrate their value as an employee. How does a job seeker avoid striking out? By following this two-step process.

Top 10 Interview Tips for New College Graduates

Andy Chan | Posted 08.14.2013 | College
Andy Chan

Prepare two or three 'go-to' questions that demonstrate you prepared in advance and your strategic thinking. There's a difference between "Tell me about the culture" and "Tell me about how major decisions are made here and provide an example of a recent decision and the process used."

Passion at Work?

James Wheatley | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
James Wheatley

Simple enthusiasm and an honest desire to do one's best are not good enough. No, you must bring your passion to the table and lay bare your soul. We require access to your most profound and visceral feelings. This job must move you.

Quick Fixes for 5 Interview Disasters

Her Campus | Posted 06.06.2013 | College
Her Campus

We've all been there: you arrived late, accidentally spilled coffee on your resume or even broke a heel. Interviews gone wrong are an inevitable part of life and can happen to the best of us (even in our cutest outfits).

Three Common Interview Mistakes for College Students -- And How to Avoid Them

Geoff Falen | Posted 06.04.2013 | College
Geoff Falen

Employers at interview and other career events often mention "poor interview preparation" among even the best and brightest applicants for their positions. Many students struggle with addressing some of the most basic interview scenarios due to lack of experience or forethought.

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?" ...

10 Fatal Distractions That Will Kill That Interview

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

Aside from all that talking in an interview, there's the matter of the rest of you. The interviewer will definitely have some strong reactions to things she doesn't want to have to see, smell or deal with in the office every day.

Hiring Hell: 20 Ways Your Mouth Will Blow It for You

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 03.24.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

Getting a foot in the door is huge, but it's only 50 percent of the equation. The other 50 is how you do in the interview.

This Law Student Gets An Interview-Ready Look

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shaw | Posted 04.01.2015 | Style

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'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...

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.