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30 Smart Answers To Tough Interview Questions

30 Smart Answers To Tough Interview Questions

Because what are you supposed to do with, "Will you be out to take my job?"

Stand out with the smartest answers to the toughest interview questions. Here are 30 examples from Vicky Oliver's book on conquering your interviews. Read More »

Handshake to Set Yourself Apart

Handshake to Set Yourself Apart

Stand 18 inches apart in New York, 24 in Cheyenne

A handshake can communicate more than you think. Here are some tips for making the best possible impression from the get-go. Read More »

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 »

Making A Good First Impression With Your Interviewer

Making A Good First Impression With Your Interviewer

10 time-tested tips

Use this cheat sheet of important criteria interviewers are hoping to see to turn yourself into a star candidate. 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 »

Why You Should Never Say 'I Don't Know' In a Job Interview

Why You Should Never Say 'I Don't Know' In a Job Interview

Interviewers will challenge you so be ready

Saying 'I don't know' tells the interviewer that you're not prepared and can't think on your feet. Read More »

4 Tips That Will Make Your Video Job Interview A Breeze

4 Tips That Will Make Your Video Job Interview A Breeze

Lose that prominently displayed swimsuit calendar!

Essential tips for nailing webcam interviews using Google Hangout, Skype and private platforms. They are ever more common to save time in the hiring process. Read More »

Things You Wish You Could Say to Your Interviewer

Things You Wish You Could Say to Your Interviewer

'My boss is a real jerk' tops the list

In an interview, there are some things better left unsaid if you want to leave the best impression and land the job. Read More »

The Best Kind Of Interviewee Is An Active One

The Best Kind Of Interviewee Is An Active One

Make it a conversation, not an interrogation

Breathe life into your interview by taking an active role. Here are ways to demonstrate your capabilities by employing the classic skills of a sales call. Read More »

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read

Five awesome pieces of career advice I read this week

Five great pieces of job search advice I read this week from Mashable, Careerealism, Daily Muse, Fast Company and Hired Guns Read More »

How Showing You Care Will Get You The Job

How Showing You Care Will Get You The Job

70 percent of people are disengaged from their work, study says

Companies look for engagement in job candidates -- and that's more than just good morale and camaraderie. Read More »

Add Storytelling To The Interview Process

Add Storytelling To The Interview Process

Connect with the interviewer by telling a story

Color your interview with stories to make yourself memorable. 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 »

'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 »

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 »

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 »

How To Survive The Interview From Hell

How To Survive The Interview From Hell

Getty Images By Larry Buhl Is it not enough to have a resume bursting with accomplishments, an action plan for how you can benefit the company and a winning interview style to land the job? Now, you're also expected to answer brain teaser questions? Seriously? Seriously. "This trend toward asking... Read More »

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