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9 Things You Should Never Say In A Job Interview

9 Things You Should Never Say In A Job Interview

Interviews are probably the most challenging part of the job search process. You need to be ready for anything, including weird interview questions.You don't want to blurt out something inappropriate and send all of your hard work down the toilet. Avoid these inappropriate comments during your interview: Read More »

Why Everything You Learned About Interviewing Is Worthless

Why Everything You Learned About Interviewing Is Worthless

Everything that I learned in college about interviewing is essentially worthless. After speaking to those that are close to me who will soon be graduating, I decided to jot some pointers down. Most pertinent to a startup or early-stage environment, the following points stem from hundreds of hours of actual... Read More »

How To Sell Yourself If You Hate Selling

How To Sell Yourself If You Hate Selling

Get tips on how to sell yourself at a job interview, on your resume and in your cover letter. Read More »

2 Things Every Interviewer Wants To Hear

2 Things Every Interviewer Wants To Hear

The fastest way to find a job is to find the employer who thinks you represent the answer to his or her problem. In well-conducted interviews, every question relates to finding the candidate who can meet these two key employer objectives. Read More »

5 Soft Skills to Showcase in an Interview

5 Soft Skills to Showcase in an Interview

Learn how to increase your likability - a reason that many candidates don't make the final cut. Read More »

Treat Your Next Interview Like A Date

Treat Your Next Interview Like A Date

By Hannah Morgan Dating can be very similar to finding a job. When you think about all the time and effort you invest in finding the right partner, wouldn't it make sense that finding the right job is just as time consuming? 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 »

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 »

13 Mistakes To Avoid In Job Interviews

13 Mistakes To Avoid In Job Interviews

The drum is beating for a new job in 2013. It's up to you to make it happen, and it's not as hard as you may think. Simple steps make all the difference, especially when it comes to successful interviews. Avoid these killer interview mistakes and you'll be that much closer to a new job. Read More »

Why You Aren't Getting Job Interviews

Why You Aren't Getting Job Interviews

By Alison Green If you've sent out dozens or even hundreds of resumes and haven't heard anything back, you might be wondering what the problem is. Is it your resume? Is it just the job market? Could a former employer be blacklisting you in your industry? Read More »

How To Ace The 10-Minute Interview

How To Ace The 10-Minute Interview

By Robert Half International Every job seeker knows there isn't much time to make a positive impression during an interview. But have you ever stopped to consider how short your window of opportunity actually is? According to a survey from Robert Half, it may be 10 minutes or less. Sixty percent of... Read More »

How To Conduct A Video Interview

How To Conduct A Video Interview

By Robert Half International It's expensive for companies to fly candidates in for in-person interviews, so more companies are conducting video interviews using Skype and similar technology. Internet-based videoconferencing tools allow employers to reach out to candidates virtually anywhere in the world... Read More »

Confident Body Language: 6 Nonverbal Ways To Wow The Job Interviewer

Confident Body Language: 6 Nonverbal Ways To Wow The Job Interviewer

Research suggests up to 93 percent of communication isn't transmitted via our words, but is broadcast through our actions and attitude. Read More »

What Hiring Managers Really Look For

What Hiring Managers Really Look For

By Heather Huhman You're a qualified candidate, and the job market is tough. But there could still be plenty of reasons you're getting passed over for every position you apply or interview for. A recent Glassdoor post reported that only 17 percent of hiring managers say job seekers have the skills they're... Read More »

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... Read More »

How To Win Over An Employer In 10 Minutes Or Less

How To Win Over An Employer In 10 Minutes Or Less

People have short attention spans today, and recruiters and hiring managers are no different from the rest of the population. When it comes to impressing someone who may give you a job, you have less time than ever to make a good impression. For example, while conventional wisdom used to say you had 20 seconds... Read More »

7 Tips For Acing The Phone Interview

7 Tips For Acing The Phone Interview

Most phone interviews have seven objectives. Besides making sure that you're sane and reasonably intelligent, find out what else hiring managers are screening. Read More »

6 Things NOT To Do In A Job Interview

6 Things NOT To Do In A Job Interview

For many people, the most stressful part of the job-hunting process is the interview. That's the time when you have to sell yourself and prove why you're perfectly suited for the job. Many well-qualified people stumble and make mistakes that kill their chances of getting the job. Here are the most common... Read More »

The Latest Tricky Interview Questions

The Latest Tricky Interview Questions

Going into a job interview, you can always expect to be the asked the standard questions like: "What is your biggest weakness?" Or, "What interests you about this position?" And, "Why do you think you'd be a fit for this role?" But what new tricky questions are employers asking in 2012? Read More »

One Easy Thing You Could Do To Help Your Job Prospects

One Easy Thing You Could Do To Help Your Job Prospects

Each time you meet someone through an internship, volunteer work, networking events, conferences and career fairs, go low-tech to correspond with them. Read More »

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