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Job Interview Tips

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.

Confidence Is a Critical Job-search Tool

Women Helping Women | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Women Helping Women

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifHiring managers want to be assured that they are making the right hiring decision. Your confidence will help the interviewer be more confident about making the decision to hire you.

How to Negotiate Your Salary

Ramit Sethi | Posted 03.17.2013 | Business
Ramit Sethi

The truth is, if you do it the right way, negotiating your salary actually makes you more attractive to your employer. When you use the right phrases and mindset, you can convince your boss to give you a raise -- and he'll be happy to do it.

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 ...

7 Tips on Moving Forward With Post-election Unemployment

Sudy Bharadwaj | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business
Sudy Bharadwaj

Are you currently unemployed, or have you given up on looking and completely withdrawn from the job market? If so, let's revamp your thought process and your job search strategies for 2013.

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.

The Hiring Guru: Storytelling (Not Lying) Will Land You the Job

David Jensen | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business
David Jensen

If you can recount a light-hearted, fun story about your adorable pet or some silly family member, you'll win the day. Why does it matter? Because the interviewer likes you and can see working with you, or more importantly can see others being able to work with you easily.

The Hiring Guru: Dress for Success and Get Hired!

David Jensen | Posted 01.26.2013 | Business
David Jensen

Numerous research studies state that a prospective candidate has about 60 to 90 seconds to make an impression or to be deselected. Presentation is always of the utmost importance.

Avoid This Mistake And Impress In Your Interview

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

The "presenter's paradox" is a fascinating example of how our instincts about selling -- ourselves, our company, or our products -- can be surprisingly bad.

6 Fatal Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Next Avenue | Posted 10.27.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Paul Bernard If you make any of these flubs, you may be rejected for a position you deserve When you’re lookin...

10 Scary Job Interview Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 12.24.2012 | Money
Sara Sutton Fell

We've all heard of (and maybe had) common dreams people have when they're under pressure professionally. Sometimes, reality is even scarier than our dreams, and these common job interview mishaps are too nerve-wracking to ignore.

Land The Job: 3 Tips To Ace Your Interview

Noah Kass | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

Coming across as likable in an interview is not tricky. It's basic common sense which we sometimes lose when the spotlight gets too bright. What do interviewers generally like?

This Isn't Your 2005 Job Search

Sandi Vidal | Posted 12.12.2012 | Business
Sandi Vidal

What does it take to get a job these days? From my experience speaking with the Central Florida Employment Council Members, a group of 800+ recruiters and HR professionals, and our employment counselors at Christian HELP, here is what we have found to be solid advice.

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.

Attention Employers: Please Look Past the Pedigree

Natalie Thomas | Posted 10.22.2012 | Business
Natalie Thomas

Employers, next time, you're surveying the prospective field, please don't forget to widen your selective scope. There just might be an amazing applicant or two who didn't earn a Harvard degree but has more heart than your current roster combined and one hell of a backstory.

Body Language Mistakes That Can Cost You

Forbes | Posted 10.21.2012 | Money

You've sent in your perfectly manicured résumé and flawless cover letter. You've researched the company and gave brilliant responses to tough interv...

The 8 Dos And Don'ts Of Dressing For Job Interviews

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

Better believe the way you look at a job interview can make or break your chances. For example, a number of surveys have found that piercings and t...

Best-Ever Job Interview Tips

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 10.14.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

With the Millennial generation unemployment rate hovering at 12 percent (50 percent above the national average), Regina's get-a-job insider tips could not be more well-timed or more useful.

Getting the Job Interview: 5 Things You Need to Know

Paul Mandell | Posted 10.09.2012 | Money
Paul Mandell

If you are a recent college graduate, or planning to enter the workforce in the near future, here are some suggestions to put yourself into the circle of most-appealing employee prospects for companies like mine.

Acing the Group Interview

Marilyn M. Machlowitz | Posted 10.08.2012 | Business
Marilyn M. Machlowitz

Few get hired today after one interview with one person. There may be a seemingly endless series of one-on-one interviews. More daunting still is the group or committee interview where you walk in and face a boardroom full of strangers.

Job Security or Job Insecurity? 10 Interview Secrets

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 08.28.2012 | Business
Shaahin Cheyene

In this economy finding a job has gotten increasingly more difficult. Here are 10 powerful insider secrets that can help you master the interview and get the job you want.

Job Interviewing Skills: Chatting, Preening, or Dissing Not Permitted

Susan Harrow | Posted 08.28.2012 | Money
Susan Harrow

Imagine this. You're in an important job interview and your cell phone rings. Do you answer it? You're asked a question about your former job that you despised, do you diss it? You feel pretty confident about yourself, do you puff and preen?

Rod Kurtz

What Is Your Best Job Interview Question? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 06.14.2012 | Small Business

Congratulations, graduates! All those early-morning classes and late-night cramming sessions and what's your reward? A lousy job market. Sure, we've s...

Equal Pay Day 2012: Don't Get Mad, Get Even

The Levo League | Posted 06.17.2012 | Women
The Levo League

Let's take today to focus on how you can elevate your own career and start asking for more out of your employer and personal life alike.

11 Secrets Hiring Managers Aren't Telling You

LearnVest | Posted 06.17.2012 | Women

What you don't know can hurt your chances of landing a job and commanding a higher salary.