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Interview Advice

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."

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.

3 Interview Tips For Older Job Seekers

U.S. News | Posted 08.22.2012 | Fifty

By Arnie Fertig "I'm worried that the boss will hire someone far younger than me," is a statement often heard from older job hunters. In truth, cha...

13 Tips To Secure A Job Interview: A Baker's Dozen For Today's Job Seeker

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 09.16.2012 | Money
Rayanne Thorn

Over the years, I have compiled a list of tips to aid jobseekers in showing their best face, letting the light of their character shine through loud and clear. It is my hope that with this modest list, a general understanding of how a recruiter or hiring manager thinks will result.

Transitioning Into the Unknown

Steve Goodman | Posted 08.21.2012 | Detroit
Steve Goodman

An unexpected career change can be a nightmare unless you use the tools you already have to move full force ahead. Turning challenge into an opportunity for growth is a surefire way to come out on top.

Answering the Question "What's Your Greatest Weakness?"

Liz Ryan | Posted 06.02.2012 | Money
Liz Ryan

Isn't all that the point of a job interview -- to get past the surface, far past what a resume would tell us? If so, why are we still wasting time with mindless, insulting interview questions?

Interview Etiquette: How To Nail The Job In 20 Easy Steps!

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Do you know how to put your best foot forward in the interview process? Remember, it's all about the first impression, because yes, you only have one shot. Here are twenty tips to help you land the job of your dreams, or the one on the way to the job of your dreams.

How to Change Your Interview Outcome

Adele Scheele | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business
Adele Scheele

When you don't land the job after an interview, it's time to look within yourself to see what mistakes you are making during those precious make-it-or die minutes with someone who can actually offer you a job.

How to Prepare for the Interview

Adele Scheele | Posted 08.10.2011 | Business
Adele Scheele

Far away from a test, consider the interview as a courtship or dance. Essentially, you're telling a story about yourself and the way you have approached work and relationships. If you're prepared and relaxed, you're more likely to land the job.

Don't Throw Up in the Job Interview

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

The last thing you want to do is blather on about yourself. Salespeople call this technique "Throwing Up on the Customer." It's bad in sales. It's very bad in a job interview.

Acing the Interview When You're Not the Interview Type: How to Un-stack the Deck

Adele Scheele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Adele Scheele

If you are artistic or technical, you probably hate interviews more than anyone. Why? Because you are focused on the merits of your work; you measure your success by the sheer quality of your work.