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Job Interview Tips

A Valentine's Day Message for Boys Eyes Only

Krista Parkinson | Posted 02.13.2017 | Education
Krista Parkinson

I've had so many posts recently about the power of women, and for this Valentine's Day I want to focus on my young men. This little story might not ex...

Do Not Say These 4 Words at Your Next Job Interview

Brian de Haaff | Posted 02.02.2017 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Who wants to hire a jack-of-all-trades? Nobody. I learned this the hard way early in my career when I was speaking with the VP of the product group ...

How to Nail a Job Interview with Meditation

Shannon Bindler | Posted 12.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Shannon Bindler

Nobody likes interviews, but they are inescapably a central part of modern life. A job interview is likely to trigger the "fight or flight" response i...

The Biggest Mistake To Avoid Before A Job Interview

Ashley Stahl | Posted 09.30.2016 | Business
Ashley Stahl

If a hiring manager were to Google your name right now, what would come up?

The 5 Stupid Questions Older Workers Get Asked In Job Interviews

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.22.2016 | Fifty

Let’s face it: One of the steepest uphill battles people over 50 face comes when they apply for jobs. It’s why older workers stay out of work long...

The Mini Skirt Method to Getting Your Resume Read

Krista Parkinson | Posted 08.23.2016 | College
Krista Parkinson

Your cover letter should be like a mini skirt: long enough to cover the important parts, but short enough to be interesting! Here are 5 tips to writin...

The Current Interview Format is Dead and Here's Why

Andrew Lee | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Andrew Lee

The modern incarnation of the interview is out of date and no longer speaks to the needs of companies and the candidates they would like to hire. The current interview has outlived its usefulness and in many ways hinders the hiring process. Simply put, the current interview is dead.

The Secret to a Brilliant Job Interview

Sharon Rossignuolo | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Sharon Rossignuolo

When you attend a job interview, creating the right impression is your ultimate aim. Presenting a personal brand that hollers: "Yes, it's me, the one...

How To Complete The Perfect Job Interview

Matthew Crawt | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business
Matthew Crawt

After going through a number of my own and hearing stories of how people I know tried and failed to make their job interview a success, what makes the...

From Classroom to Cover Letter: Interview Tips for Graduates Entering the Workforce

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 04.18.2016 | College
Sharon Schweitzer

In about two weeks, college students will leave behind their alma maters for the real world. If your job hunt is about to begin, landing your dream "Nine to Five" can be harder than it looks. Use our job seeking tips to help you put your best foot forward.

I Bombed the Interview. Now What?

Andrew Lee | Posted 03.15.2017 | Business
Andrew Lee

After a night of sulking, you eventually accept your lot, and begin performing an autopsy on exactly what happened during that interview. You ask yourself what went wrong. Was it my outfit? Did I stutter? Did my leg shake? Countless questions race through your mind, but the central question still remains -- I bombed the interview, now what?

Which Tech Companies Have the Worst Interview Process?

Reuben Yonatan | Posted 01.17.2017 | Business
Reuben Yonatan

We identified trends in the interview processes and calculated the average length of time interviews took at each company. In addition to analyzing the hiring process, we also looked at the interviewees experience. Was it positive or negative? Hard or easy?

No Woman Should Be Asked These Questions During A Job Interview

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.13.2016 | Technology

Attention hiring managers: Don’t ask a woman about her marital status, plans on having kids or her child-care arrangements during a job interview. T...

How to Beat Interview Anxiety

Jackie Harder | Posted 11.24.2016 | Business
Jackie Harder

Do you have a big interview coming up, for a job or a new client or something else altogether? It can be pretty scary, but there are ways to conquer your interview anxiety. These tips may help.

How To 'Fake It Til You Make It' And Be Successful

Quora | Posted 10.08.2016 | Business
Quora

I've been fortunate to have had some incredible mentors in my life, and with them the ability to sit in on and be surrounded by people that far exceed my current skill level. I seek these situations out because I know that the most effective way to grow is to play with and against people that are more skilled than you.

Job Search Etiquette: Interviewing While Employed

Diane Gottsman | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Diane Gottsman

While in the market for a new job, you will always appear to be a stronger candidate when you are a valued asset to a team - even if it is a team you plan to leave. Arriving to an interview "unemployed" may raise a red flag and potentially pose some cause for concern.

5 Things To Avoid In An Interview

Quora | Posted 09.30.2016 | Business
Quora

I hate to be slavish to rules. When I interview, there's this spidey sense that goes off when things don't seem right. I get lots of attempts at "bait and switch" where subvendors will submit a candidate who will phone screen (under the name of another person), then they'll send that "B-player" in for the assignment. So, you listen. But that's a separate issue.

5 Overlooked Things You Need to Know Before Your Interview

Alan Carniol | Posted 09.30.2016 | Business
Alan Carniol

Before your interview, you need to have a solid understanding of who you are as a professional and what your goals are so you can tackle unexpected questions effectively.

Why You Have to Lie in a Job Interview

Jessica Simko | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Jessica Simko

Many people spend their entire careers struggling to be someone they aren't as if they have no choice in the matter. I used to think that too but there is a better way!

Putting Your Best Foot Forward to Attract the Right Job Candidates

Erin Daruszka | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
Erin Daruszka

Often getting through the first step of the job application process is so cumbersome that you lose viable candidates right out of the gate. Here are some remedies for common first impression issues.

Job Interview Etiquette

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Whether you are a new college graduate or seasoned executive changing fields after a successful career, job interview etiquette is a major factor when it comes to landing the position. No matter how impressive your resume, the first impression is extremely crucial in the hiring process.

How To Prepare For An Interview

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business

Finding your first job can be challenging, but there are ways you can set yourself apart from the rest. Use these tips from life coach Laura Baron to ...

The 8 Worst Things I've Said in a Job Interview

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Deborah Stachelski

I've been there many times in my early twenties, and sometimes the interview went well, and others not so much. I had no idea what I was doing, and to save you some embarrassment, I want to tell you some mistakes I have made that might help you in your journey.

Learn How to Sell Yourself to a Future Employer

Jill Jacinto | Posted 06.10.2016 | Women
Jill Jacinto

You can give anyone a rundown on the latest season of "24," Net Neutrality or the Amazon vs. Hachette showdown, but when it comes to talking about yourself, it's a much different story -- especially when asked about your professional experience, industry, desires and goals.

Makeup Advice for Job Interviews

Sana Alam Cordeaux | Posted 06.08.2016 | Style
Sana Alam Cordeaux

The goal of this interview should be to demonstrate your competencies, qualifications and attention to detail; however, you should be prepared to look the part.