Bad Interview

  • 10 Ways To Blow A Job Interview

    10 Ways To Blow A Job Interview

    By Todd Master The job interview is one of the most crucial components of a job search. In these lean economic times of long-term unemployment and sparse interview opportunities, it can be a make or break situation. With so much at stake, you'd think job seekers would be at their best when they get that... Continue Reading

  • Surefire Ways To Blow A Job Interview

    Surefire Ways To Blow A Job Interview

    By Heather Huhman Landing an in-person interview can be a huge feat in itself, and in this tough job market, you don't want to blow it. You have most likely read all of the ways to ace an interview, but there are many common interview mistakes that can directly cost you the job. In addition to John Sumser's... Continue Reading

  • Why Job Interviews Have Become Grueling (And What To Do About It)

    Why Job Interviews Have Become Grueling (And What To Do About It)

    By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Sought-after jobs often come with the most difficult, rigorous and extensive interview processes. Even some of the least-sought roles are weighed down by arduous interview procedures that put the candidate through the intellectual wringer. Methods include phone interviews,... Continue Reading

  • Trick Interview Questions And How To Answer Them

    Trick Interview Questions And How To Answer Them

    By Amy Knapp Headed to a job interview and worried about bombing? First, remember that someone has always done worse. Second, and by far more important, remember this: HR pros often ask trick questions knowing you might screw them up. Continue Reading

  • How To Save A Bad Interview

    How To Save A Bad Interview

    You practiced, rehearsed typical questions and psyched yourself up for the big day. By all counts, you should ace your interview. However, things don't always go the way we plan. What can you do to rescue an interview that's spiraling out of control? Continue Reading

  • Worst Job Interview Ever: What Went Wrong, And What I Learned

    Worst Job Interview Ever: What Went Wrong, And What I Learned

    By Luke Roney I knew, as it was happening, that the job interview was going badly. The guy asking the questions -- the managing editor at a mid-size Southern California daily -- had lost interest in me quickly. He put his feet up on his desk and began eating his lunch. I sat wordlessly as he ate. The crunch... Continue Reading

  • Bad Job Interview? How To Know What Went Wrong

    Bad Job Interview? How To Know What Went Wrong

    Q: Is asking an interviewer, "Is there anything you would change about the organization," inappropriate? A previous employer was not a pleasant fella to work for, and the organization was chaotic. After putting up with that for 10 years I wanted to assess whether or not I was setting myself up for the same... Continue Reading

  • Bad Interview and Resume Blunders: Tales from the Trenches

    Bad Interview and Resume Blunders: Tales from the Trenches

    In today's competitive job market, small errors, omissions, and lapses in sound judgment can cost a job seeker an interview or a job offer. I turned to hiring managers, recruiters, and HR professionals to hear about the bad interview and resume mistakes some candidates make when searching for employment. Continue Reading