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Best Of: Conquering The Job Interview

Best Of: Conquering The Job Interview

Get that hand-shaking arm in shape

Prepare for a looming interview with AOL Jobs' comprehensive list encompassing common questions, appearance and other general advice. Read More »

Secrets To Acing The Phone Interview

Secrets To Acing The Phone Interview

Companies often use phone interviews to screen candidates before meeting in person. Seize your chance to impress the interviewer so he or she can't help but want to meet you in person. Consider the following do's and don'ts and you're sure to have winning phone interviews: Read More »

Making This Phone Call Could Change Your Career

Making This Phone Call Could Change Your Career

Over the last six weeks, I've consulted with four different experts about my career-reinvention journey-and they've all been very helpful. But I've avoided approaching the people who could probably help me the most: my professional contacts. Read More »

Got A Last-Minute Phone Interview? How To Prep -- Fast

Got A Last-Minute Phone Interview? How To Prep -- Fast

Identify the best and the worst of your resume, perform a quick search online of the company, and clear your mind. 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 »

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 »

My Unemployed Life: Could This Phone Interview Be 'The One'?

My Unemployed Life: Could This Phone Interview Be 'The One'?

Are things looking up for our long-term-unemployed blogger? 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 »

5 Tips To Really Stand Out And Land A Job

5 Tips To Really Stand Out And Land A Job

By Vickie Elmer Every time you apply for a job you have the chance to be a standout, a star, or at least a unique individual with a string of talents that may be a great match for the employer's needs. But many don't see themselves that way or sell themselves that way. And they don't find the ways they... Read More »

How To Handle The 5 Killer Telephone Interview Questions

How To Handle The 5 Killer Telephone Interview Questions

A telephone interview is usually short, just enough time to rule you in or out, so the focus is on questions that help evaluate you quickly. Your goal is to turn it into a face-to-face meeting, so your answers need to be concise. As a rule of thumb, keep your answers to less than two minutes, if an interviewer... Read More »

Warning! The Telephone Job Interview Can Be A Trap!

Warning! The Telephone Job Interview Can Be A Trap!

By Skip Freeman Great news! All your job search activities have paid off and you've landed a telephone interview with a prospective employer. This is an opportunity, correct? Well, yes and no. You have made it all the way to "round one," and that's certainly something positive, something to celebrate. But... Read More »

Overcoming the Challenges of the Phone Interview, Part 2

Overcoming the Challenges of the Phone Interview, Part 2

In my previous article on dealing with phone interview challenges, I discussed tone of voice, good listening skills, monitoring your answers, and wrapping on a high note. One of the biggest limitations of phone interviews is the lack of body language you can provide and read. Without seeing what your... Read More »

Five Ways to Botch a Phone Interview

Five Ways to Botch a Phone Interview

Selena Dehne, JIST Publishing Phone interviews are a fairly fundamental part of the job search process. Yet many candidates fail to progress beyond this stage in their pursuit of a particular job. "Often, a candidate's failure occurs because he didn't treat the phone interview as seriously he would have a... Read More »

Overcoming the Challenges of the Phone Interview

Overcoming the Challenges of the Phone Interview

Phone interviews are a lot like the kid's game Pin the Tail on the Donkey. You're blindfolded and hoping you stay on target to win the game. Interviews are tough enough in general, but on the phone, there are some unique challenges in making the right impression. And many ways to make the wrong one. Read More »

Interview Tactic Employers Hate

Interview Tactic Employers Hate

I had never heard of an "informational interview" until I went through a job search workshop. The idea sounded great, though. The facilitator made sure we understood we were not to go in and ask if there were any jobs for us, but that we were to get information about the company, division, industry, key... Read More »

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