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Job Interview Tips

The Art of the Interview

Sofia Faruqi | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business
Sofia Faruqi

How to ace the interview? How to address weaknesses? How many interviews to do? As anyone out there in the rat race of job hunting knows, the interview is key to landing the job, and it is often the toughest part of the process.

Dining Etiquette: 7 Foods Not To Order On A Job Interview

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Pick and choose with caution.

Why You Should Skip Lunch Before A Job Interview

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business

You may want to skip lunch before your next job interview. Hungry people often feel like they deserve more than their peers, according to a new stu...

10 Steps from Job Interview to Job Offer

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 06.30.2014 | 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 06.27.2014 | 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.

What the Hell am I talking About?

Bob Berkowitz | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Bob Berkowitz

One of the best ways to speak clearly is to truly understand the people you are talking to. Who are they? What do they care about? How deep is their knowledge of your subject matter?

A Final Lesson for Grads: Learn the 22 Keys to Career Success

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 06.29.2014 | College
Gene Del Vecchio

If your boss needs results by Friday, deliver them Thursday. If she asks for two good solutions for some challenge, give her four great ones. Over-delivering is key.

The Pre-Interview Job Research You Can't Afford to Ignore

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Being prepared for the job interview demonstrates to the employer that the job seeker is genuinely interested in the job. And, that preparation is often viewed by the employer as an example of the job seeker's work.

10 Reasons They Haven't Contacted You After a Job Interview

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 06.21.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

You had job interviews at a place you'd like to work. The interviews seemed to go well. Maybe one of the interviewers said they looked forward to working with you. But, not a word from them since then.

4 Secrets Of People Who Always Get The Job

Posted 04.18.2014 | 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 ...

Many Students Don't Have the Resume and Interview Skills to Actually Get Hired

Sandy Malone | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Sandy Malone

Have I really eliminated applicants because their resume was too stupid-looking to contemplate? Yes. That's what the delete button and the shredder next to my desk are for.

How To Nail A Job Interview (While Making Employers Both Know And Fear You)

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 04.04.2014 | Comedy

There's no doubt it, job interviews can be stressful. You need to prep your résumé, prove that you're qualified for the position, stand out from a s...

Lessons Learned From Painful Post Interview Feedback

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

While it never feels good to hear something critical about our presentation skills, it is an opportunity to learn and better prepare for the next time.

Negotiating a Job Offer? 15 Rules From a Harvard Business Professor

Dan Lyons | Posted 05.24.2014 | Business
Dan Lyons

So you've been through a few job interviews and now you're down to brass tacks -- you're negotiating the offer. This can be complex, tricky business, and costly, too, if you don't do it well. But complexity also creates opportunities, at least for people who have done some homework. Deepak

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.

Before You Apply, Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Conserve your "A game" energy and efforts for jobs that are a good fit for you. Carefully read the job description, and then, ask yourself these four questions.

College Grads: Alcohol at a Job Interview -- Yes or No?

Diane Gottsman | Posted 05.10.2014 | College
Diane Gottsman

While you are still unemployed and attempting to impress an interviewer, put the wine glass down and drink the water.

14 Ways to Land Your Dream Job From Bed

Brian Hanley | Posted 03.23.2014 | Business
Brian Hanley

8. Diversify your career options. Never put all your eggs in one basket. The job market is one big numbers game. Apply to positions early and often. You're far more likely to miss out on your dream job if you don't know that it exists. Find it before someone else does.

How to Stay Competitive and Relevant While Unemployed

David DiGregorio | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
David DiGregorio

You may think being unemployed is license to sit around all day watching marathons of House Hunters and Pawn Stars -- and who could blame you? The problem is that watching TV doesn't give you much to talk about with others.

The Things Recruiters Won't Tell You During the Job Interview

Felix Tarcomnicu | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Felix Tarcomnicu

Whenever you go for an interview, you need to keep an eye out for things such as dress code and color. Your grooming also plays a role in your success at the interview and it could either be too much or simply not enough.

2 Steps to Hiring and Retaining the Right Millennial

Bruce Mayhew | Posted 03.08.2014 | Business
Bruce Mayhew

Are you asking yourself, "What is with these Millennials? They have no loyalty?" Well, perhaps their loyalty isn't the challenge -- perhaps, you are hiring the wrong Millennial.

Saggin or Suiting

Gerard Kersey | Posted 02.17.2014 | Style
Gerard Kersey

People are looked on as nerdy, tough guys, criminals, successful and unsuccessful based on their "packaging." Just like the batteries were still great despite the package being damaged, some individuals are the same way.

What to Look for in Your First Job

David Thielen | Posted 02.26.2014 | College
David Thielen

One semester to go and you graduate. No more tests, no more projects, no more defining your success with a grade each semester. But now comes a giant question -- which job do you take?

How to Nail a Job Interview in 5 Steps

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Lindsey Kesel

With a little forethought, a bit of practice and the right attitude, you can walk away from that office expecting a good news phone call in the near future.

12 Killer Ways To Prep For Your Job Interview

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 11.18.2013 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

The success of your job interview is contingent upon several factors: the impact of your first impression, your ability to handle yourself well and speak to your strengths, how well your skills and experience match with the general requirements of the position, your personality and your overall professionalism. This all-important conversation is your moment to shine.