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Top 6 Reasons You Never Hear Back After Applying For A Job

Top 6 Reasons You Never Hear Back After Applying For A Job

By Meghan M. Biro People often wonder why they never hear anything back after they hit "send" on the email with a resume attached or on the online job application. If you're very lucky, you might have a preliminary email exchange with a recruiter and then never hear from them again. It's a depressing... Read More »

Ace Your Next Group Interview: 7 Tips

Ace Your Next Group Interview: 7 Tips

By Ritika Trikha You got the call. They want you to come in for an interview. You're totally psyched, until you find out it's a group interview (cue the sad trombone). Group interviews are harder because you have to not only make a great impression, but you also have to stand out amongst a pack of cutthroat,... Read More »

What Is An Informational Interview, Anyway?

What Is An Informational Interview, Anyway?

By Jada A. Graves There are first interviews, second interviews, phone interviews, lunch interviews, and group interviews; all of which have purposes and best practices. And then there's the bedrock interview of job searching: the informational one. Too bad so few people actually know its purpose or protocol. Read More »

Job Interviews: 5 Ways To Leave A Good Impression

Job Interviews: 5 Ways To Leave A Good Impression

By Amy Levin-Epstein, CBS MoneyWatch There are few things that feel better than walking out of a job interview you think you've nailed. But just because you've answered the last question doesn't mean the evaluation process is over. From the time you stand up, to the time you get into the elevator, leave the... Read More »

What To Do Right Before The Job Interview

What To Do Right Before The Job Interview

By Amy Levin-Epstein, CBS MoneyWatch If you watch elite athletes right before a competition, you'll see they are fiercely focused. Whether they're quietly preparing or psyching themselves up as a team, all the attention is directed at the goal ahead. Last-minute job interview preparations are similarly... Read More »

10 Smart Questions To Ask In A Job Interview

10 Smart Questions To Ask In A Job 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 candidate... Read More »

Man Interviewing For Police Job Admits To Abusing Child

Man Interviewing For Police Job Admits To Abusing Child

PARK HILLS, Mo. – An eastern Missouri man's honesty during a job interview with the... Read More »

What To Say When You're Asked For 'Salary Requirements'

What To Say When You're Asked For 'Salary Requirements'

It's the worst part on the online application -- the "salary requirements" field. Here's how to handle the question without getting disqualified: Read More »

10 Reasons You Didn't Get The Job

10 Reasons You Didn't Get The Job

By Alison Green Wondering what's running through your interviewer's mind? Here are 10 things your interviewer might be thinking-but probably won't tell you: Read More »

10 Things Employers Discriminate Against -- But Don't Tell You

10 Things Employers Discriminate Against -- But Don't Tell You

There is one truth every job seeker must understand: Hiring IS discrimination. With so many potential candidates applying to jobs these days, hiring managers have become very picky. The overwhelming selection forces them to look for ways to screen out applicants and narrow the choices. Here are 10 things that... Read More »

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... 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 »

Top 6 Body Language Mistakes That Job Hunters Make

Top 6 Body Language Mistakes That Job Hunters Make

By Kenya McCullum You've worked hard to prepare for your job interview. You've practiced answering questions -- even those weird behavioral questions that interviewers tend to throw your way. You've thought about questions to ask your interviewer, and carefully selected anecdotes of your work experience that... Read More »

What To Do Hours Before A Big Job Interview

What To Do Hours Before A Big Job Interview

By Vickie Elmer Your big interview is just ahead, just hours away. You feel your stress levels rising, your thoughts scurrying around your brain fast and furious. Then, you stop yourself and ask: What should I be doing now? If your big interview is scheduled for 2:00 p.m., you need a plan to make the most... 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 »

Easy Ways To Completely Blow Your Job Interview

Easy Ways To Completely Blow Your Job Interview

By Kelly Eggers When you go on a job interview, failing to impress the hiring manager with your eloquence may be the least of your worries. There are some things you might do that go way beyond flubbing a tough question. Read More »

Employers Shouldn't Ask For Facebook Password, Senators Say

Employers Shouldn't Ask For Facebook Password, Senators Say

By Manuel Valdes SEATTLE -- Two U.S. senators are asking Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether employers asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews are violating federal law, their offices announced Sunday. Read More »

Job Seekers Getting Asked For Facebook Passwords

Job Seekers Getting Asked For Facebook Passwords

By Manuel Valdes and Sharon McFarland SEATTLE -- When Justin Bassett interviewed for a new job, he expected the usual questions about experience and references. So he was astonished when the interviewer asked for something else: his Facebook username and password. Read More »

Trying For A Second Chance After A First-Interview Flop

Trying For A Second Chance After A First-Interview Flop

By Vickie Elmer You blew it. The interview was beyond bad and yet you know you'd be a blazingly bright hire for the job. So what do you do if you really messed up on the first interview yet you feel you're well-qualified for the job? Keystone Associate's Pennell Locey tells of a woman who wrote afterward... Read More »

Is It Acceptable To Ask A Recruiter If The Job Is Going To Be Filled Internally?

Is It Acceptable To Ask A Recruiter If The Job Is Going To Be Filled Internally?

You hear about a job and get invited to an interview, but you've been to a couple where they ended up hiring internally and you don't want to waste your time. What can you do, is it acceptable to ask a recruiter if the job is going to be filled internally? Read More »

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