Interview Questions

The Weekly Roundup: Crush That Interview, Part 2

The Weekly Roundup: Crush That Interview, Part 2

Be prepared or suffer the consequences

How to master your next interview with expert advice and tips from around the web Read More »

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles To Inspire All Job Seekers

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles To Inspire All Job Seekers

Five awesome pieces of career advice I found this week

Five great pieces of job search advice and insight I found this week from The Ladders, Buzzfeed, Come Recommended, PSFK and Business Insider Read More »

How to Respond to Salary History Requests

How to Respond to Salary History Requests

'I keep that information confidential, but ... '

If you want to work for an employer but don't want to disclose your personal finances, here are the options for answering the question about previous salary. Read More »

How to Answer 5 Interview Questions You'll Be Asked If You're Unemployed

How to Answer 5 Interview Questions You'll Be Asked If You're Unemployed

The employed get bonus points just for having a job

It may not seem fair, but if you're unemployed you have to work extra hard to overcome skepticism of potential employers. Here's how to do that in an interview. Read More »

Do I Have To Disclose My Medical Condition To A Potential Employer?

Do I Have To Disclose My Medical Condition To A Potential Employer?

What an employer can and can't ask about your disability in an interview

If you have a disability, you should know your rights before you go into a job interview. Here's what you need to know about disability discrimination in hiring. Read More »

How to Answer the Strangest Interview Questions

How to Answer the Strangest Interview Questions

Roll with the punches and you'll be fine

Ways to answer the craziest interview questions. Read More »

25 Strangest Interview Questions

25 Strangest Interview Questions

These real-world questions prove anything can happen

A look at the 25 most unusual interview questions culled from the Glassdoor database in 2013. Read More »

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How to Answer: "What Have You Been Doing While Unemployed?"

Plan a quick, smooth response to this question ahead of time

If you are out of work, whether it is for the short or long term, you can expect this question to pop up at in interview. Read More »

Interviewing? You Need To Ask These 7 Questions

Interviewing? You Need To Ask These 7 Questions

Gauge answers for red flags

At the end of an interview you have the opportunity to pose your carefully prepared questions to the hiring manager. Here's a list of essential questions to ask. Read More »

Best Of: Conquering The Job Interview

Best Of: Conquering The Job Interview

Get that hand-shaking arm in shape

Prepare for a looming interview with AOL Jobs' comprehensive list encompassing common questions, appearance and other general advice. Read More »

'Tell Me About Yourself': Answer This Dreaded Question The Right Way

'Tell Me About Yourself': Answer This Dreaded Question The Right Way

Avoid rambling and telling your life story

Your natural impulses when it comes to answering the interview question 'So tell me about yourself,' are likely all wrong. Read More »

Outlandish Things Candidates Have Done At Job Interviews

Outlandish Things Candidates Have Done At Job Interviews

These candidates may have been too honest

An excellent sampling of things you should not do at an interview. Read More »

Answering Interview Questions That Don't Have A Right Answer

Answering Interview Questions That Don't Have A Right Answer

These curveballs can tell an interviewer a lot about you

Certain interview questions are asked to gauge your personality, work style, values, perspective and how your mind works. Read More »

How To Explain Your Resume Gaps To Employers

How To Explain Your Resume Gaps To Employers

5 strategies that will give yourself a fighting chance at getting the job.

Whether you were self-employed, an at-home parent, or just a member of the long-term unemployed, here's what to say to get hired. Read More »

Crazy Answers To Interview Questions (That Got People Jobs)

Crazy Answers To Interview Questions (That Got People Jobs)

"Always act enthusiastic during the interview." "Never badmouth a previous employer." These are the standard tips that career coaches give, but many people violate all kinds of common-sense rules in answering interview questions -- and get hired anyway. A recent thread on Quora, the question-and-answer website... Read More »

Police Chief Uses Polygraph To Weed Out Racist Applicants

Police Chief Uses Polygraph To Weed Out Racist Applicants

By Sheila Burke A police chief hired to rebuild a tiny Tennessee department dismantled by scandal is using a lie-detector test to keep racists off his force. Coopertown Police Chief Shane Sullivan took over the department in November, becoming the 11th chief in as many years. He was hired on the heels of a... Read More »

5 Toughest Interview Questions And How To Answer Them

5 Toughest Interview Questions And How To Answer Them

Walking into your interview feeling positive and well-rehearsed is a surefire way to knock the interview out of the park. Read More »

How To Ace Even The Strangest Interview Questions

How To Ace Even The Strangest Interview Questions

How should you reply to crazy interview questions? Most employers don't ask weird questions like these, but it's a good idea to prepare for how you'd address them, just in case. Read More »

25 Weirdest Interview Questions

25 Weirdest Interview Questions

"If you were to get rid of one state in the U.S., which would it be and why?" What would you say if an interviewer asked you such an off-the-wall question? Forrester Research asked this of a candidate for a research associate position; it's No. 1 on Glassdoor.com's list of "Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions... Read More »

Employers Tell The Weirdest Interview Mistakes They've Seen

Employers Tell The Weirdest Interview Mistakes They've Seen

If you're job hunting, presumably you know not to stuff into your pocket the candy sitting on the interviewer's desk. And you know that the proper way to greet the president of the company is with a handshake, rather than a hug. Read More »

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