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Job Interview Mistakes

Marketing Interview Mistakes

Ryan McKeever | Posted 11.12.2013 | Business
Ryan McKeever

While I've made plenty of mistakes as the candidate in a marketing interview, I've learned a lot by interviewing others for a marketing position.

The Worst Job Interview Mistakes

The Fiscal Times | Maureen Mackey | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

Fiscal Times: You landed a job interview for a position you really want – but the hiring manager never called you back after it was over. What h...

13 Most Outrageous Job Interview Mistakes

Forbes | Jacquelyn Smith | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

Forbes: Harris Interactive conducted a survey on behalf of the jobs website CareerBuilder.com, in which they canvassed more than 2,600 hiring manag...

Give Good Gut for your Next Interview

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 04.21.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

A very close friend of mine who is a CEO of big dot-com and has done lots of hiring told us that "Gut" is the single most influential factor in whether they hire someone or not -- be it a man or a woman.

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.

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.

Man Allegedly Admits To Child Molestation During Cop Job Interview

Posted 06.28.2012 | Crime

Thank goodness he was honest. When Christopher Stringham applied for a job with the Missouri State Highway Patrol last month, they asked him the st...

Are You Employable in 2012?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 02.26.2012 | Business
Shelly Palmer

If job creation is our number one national priority, maybe we should start by helping people learn how to properly prepare for employment in the Information Age and then, teach some basic job-hunting skills.

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression in 30 Seconds

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 09.12.2011 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

The first 30 seconds count. Whether it's a date or a job interview, our brains make snap judgments about people within seconds of meeting them.

Interview Hair

Louis Licari | Posted 08.13.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

The job market is tight. The candidate who interviews best always gets the job. The image they project is the first thing the employer notices. Looking right is key to landing employment.

Maximize Your Mistakes

Nicole Williams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nicole Williams

These are cutthroat times, and even the smallest mistake could put your name on the layoff list if it's not handled correctly.

Job Seekers, Don't Sing Your Praises! Hiring Managers Urge Modesty

Wall Street Journal | SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last summer, Lisa Harrell interviewed a candidate for a director job who offered a list of impressive accomplishments. But during the 60-minute meetin...

15 Biggest Job Seeker Mistakes

CareerBuilder.com | Rachel Zupek | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

You talk too fast. You avoid eye contact. You ask too many questions. You wear too much perfume. You lie about your work history. You show up late to ...