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The 10 Worst Questions to Ask During An Interview

The 10 Worst Questions to Ask During An Interview

“How important is attendance?”

As you prepare for your next job interview, here are 10 of the worst questions you should avoid asking a hiring manager. Read More »

5 Things Not To Say During An Interview

5 Things Not To Say During An Interview

Time to dispense with the Game of Thrones recaps

From oversharing to trying too hard to be witty, here are five sayings that will kill your chances of getting a follow up interview. Read More »

14 Interview Questions That Are Designed To Trick You

14 Interview Questions That Are Designed To Trick You

Don't get fooled again

Savvy hiring managers gather information by asking seemingly simple questions that get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. Read More »

16 Questions You Should Never Ask At The End Of A Job Interview

16 Questions You Should Never Ask At The End Of A Job Interview

"Will I have an expense account?"

In an interview setting, it's imperative that you put just as much thought into what you ask as you do your responses to your interviewer's questions. Read More »

What Job Interviewers Say VS What They Actually Mean

What Job Interviewers Say VS What They Actually Mean

Cut through the subtext with GIFs

As a prospective employee, it's up to you to get to the bottom of what your interviewer is really asking. Here is a GIF-aided attempt at clarity. 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 »

25 Toughest Companies To Interview With

25 Toughest Companies To Interview With

Job site Glassdoor released its annual list of 25 companies with the toughest interview questions. Read More »

6 Most Revealing Interview Questions

6 Most Revealing Interview Questions

These questions will help you figure out if you'll like the job -- and impress the interviewer. 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 »

Job Application Questions: Are Employers Really Allowed To Ask You That?

Job Application Questions: Are Employers Really Allowed To Ask You That?

For many employers, the job application is the first contact they have with you as a prospective employee. What can they ask you? What does it mean? What should you answer to some of those questions? Here are some areas of concern in your employment application. Read More »

Is This The Right Job For You? 10 Questions To Ask During The Interview

Is This The Right Job For You? 10 Questions To Ask During The Interview

Once you've received the call from an employer inviting you in for an interview, the real preparation begins. Prior to an interview, candidates should research the company so they can not only answer questions, but have questions ready to ask the hiring manager as well. The interview is where the job... Read More »

6 Questions To Ask During The Informational Interview

6 Questions To Ask During The Informational Interview

By Arnie Fertig "I'm out of work, and need a job-fast!" relates a desperate job hunter to his friend. "So... what have you been doing so far?" she responds. "I'm networking like crazy! I'm calling everyone I know and saying: HELP ME!" Read More »

Getting A Job At Facebook: Inside The 'Meritocratic' Hiring Process

Getting A Job At Facebook: Inside The 'Meritocratic' Hiring Process

Facebook just passed the one billion user mark. That makes it the only employer on the planet capable of directly impacting a seventh of the world's population, except for the Communist Party of China. So despite a glitchy public offering and a spate of shareholder lawsuits, Facebook is on a hiring frenzy.After... Read More »

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. Read More »

Fired From A Job? How To Explain It To Future Employers

Fired From A Job? How To Explain It To Future Employers

Q: I am a medical technologist with 10 plus years experience working in a hospital laboratory. I was terminated two years ago and have not been able to land a job with any hospital in my area. I complete applications honestly admitting to being terminated. I feel this has been a HUGE red flag; I am feeling... Read More »

Patagonia Is Hiring Now: The Inside Scoop On Getting A Job

Patagonia Is Hiring Now: The Inside Scoop On Getting A Job

If you trek wildernesses, climb mountains, longboard, snowboard, wave ski, hang glide or simply live in a cold climate, you've likely seen people sporting outfits with the Patagonia label. Its founder started his first business at age 18 in order to fund his "dirtbag" adventuring lifestyle, and that spirit... 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 »

Employers' Toughest Interview Questions: Why They're Asked, How To Answer

Employers' Toughest Interview Questions: Why They're Asked, How To Answer

There are few situations more stressful than being stumped by a question during a job interview. But with stiff competition in the labor market, employers -- especially large ones -- are asking all kinds of seemingly odd, irrelevant questions. Which kinds of questions are being asked? How about: "What... Read More »

11 Questions To Ask Before Accepting A Job Offer

11 Questions To Ask Before Accepting A Job Offer

By Anthony Balderrama By now, job seekers hopefully know the two cardinal rules of interview questions: 1. When the interviewer asks if you have any questions, you better have something to ask. 2. You should walk into the interview room prepared to answer the classic questions, such as, "What is your biggest... Read More »

10 Things You Should Never Say In A Job Interview

10 Things You Should Never Say In A Job Interview

We've all experienced it. That sinking feeling that occurs when the job interview that was going so well suddenly goes off track. Maybe it's the expression on the hiring manager's face, or the awkward pause that ensues, but there is little doubt when it happens. Read More »

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