Interviews

Would You Let Your Parents Interview On Your Behalf?

Would You Let Your Parents Interview On Your Behalf?

Of course mom will have only nice things to say

Some millennials may be taking things too far by having their parents talk to hiring managers. 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 »

3 Steps To Walk Into An Interview Feeling Confident

3 Steps To Walk Into An Interview Feeling Confident

You'll just need 45 minutes of prep time

If you feel good about yourself at an interview, it will show -- and your prospective employer will notice. Read More »

Make A Brilliant First Impression In Just 3 Seconds

Make A Brilliant First Impression In Just 3 Seconds

Your appearance and body language speak volumes

Impressing a hiring manager or potential business partner in the first moments of your encounter is crucial. 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 »

When Employers Want Work Samples ... But You Don't Have Any

When Employers Want Work Samples ... But You Don't Have Any

How to present your work when you've got nothing to show for it

Some employers want examples of your work in interviews. What do you do when you don't have any, or can't share your work due to confidentiality? 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 »

What Your Interview Clothing Color Says About You

What Your Interview Clothing Color Says About You

The best -- and worst -- colors to wear to a job interview

'Orange is the New Black' may be a popular show, but it definitely is not the way to go on a job interview. Read More »

18 Things To Bring On A Job Interview

18 Things To Bring On A Job Interview

Don't forget these items on your next job interview!

Being prepared for job interviews is vital to getting the offer. These 18 things can help you increase the chances you do well in the job interview. Read More »

Fearing Job Loss, ABC-TV Personality Drops 70 Pounds

Fearing Job Loss, ABC-TV Personality Drops 70 Pounds

It took a talk with her boss for Tory Johnson to see the way to weight loss

Good Morning America contributor Tory Johnson says it took fear of losing her job to finally lose weight. Read More »

Girl Develop It Success Stories

Girl Develop It Success Stories

Learning how to code empowers women.

Girl Develop It alums Tracy Bartley and Brenda Storer got the confidence and tech skills they needed to advance their careers. Read More »

Girl Develop It Co-Founder Provides Keys To The Coding Kingdom

Girl Develop It Co-Founder Provides Keys To The Coding Kingdom

'We wanted to make a place where it was OK to ask questions.'

Vanessa Hurst and Sara Chipps founded Girl Develop It as a safe place for women to learn about coding. More than 5,000 women have taken its classes. Read More »

Rejected For A Dream Job After 8 Months

Rejected For A Dream Job After 8 Months

How do you recover from that?

Tess Vigeland on her eight month quest to become next host of NPR's All Things Considered. Read More »

Secrets To A Slam Dunk Job Interview

Secrets To A Slam Dunk Job Interview

Take these 5 simple steps and you'll have a perfect interview.

Take these 5 simple steps and you'll have a perfect interview. Read More »

NASA Astronaut Wrote A Limerick To Get Hired [VIDEO]

And he recites it for the press.

NASA's new hires reveal just what it takes to get the coveted spot. 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 »

Survey: The Most Outrageous Things Job Hunters Did In Interviews

Survey: The Most Outrageous Things Job Hunters Did In Interviews

CareerBuilder recently asked more than 2,000 hiring managers to share the most memorable ways that job candidates made their mark. The takeaway? Bold does not always mean better. Read More »

10 Reasons Why You Aren't Getting Hired

10 Reasons Why You Aren't Getting Hired

You'll probably never know exactly why you didn't get the job. If you're like most job seekers, it will remain an unsolved mystery. Most employers do not provide useful feedback for fear of legal ramifications or other hostile actions on the part of unhired applicants. That said, there are typical reasons that... Read More »

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