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How to ‘sell yourself’ in an interview without being an egomaniac
There's a fine line between under- and over-selling yourself to a potential employer and kill your chances of being considered for the job.
This is how to answer ‘why should we hire you?’ (according to experts)
Directly tackling one of, by far, the most popular interview questions that comes up for a potential new hire and how you should be answering it.
Survey: 10% of Americans say they’ve ‘had their phone out’ during a job interview
While in the office, 25% of respondents admit they check their phone at least once every hour and 20% check every 20 minutes.
Top recruiters dish 8 interview mistakes to avoid
Who better to ask the do's and don'ts of interview mistakes and the processthen the vice president and senior account manager of Career Group Companies.
9 revealing job interview questions top CEOs ask – answered
If you're the one doing the interviewing of a potential employee — you might just find some great questions in here to use yourself.
4 ways job searching is a whole lot like dating
Here are 4 specific ways job searching is like dating, along with how you can stand out during the hiring process using some of the same tactics.
4 ways to help master the phone interview
Keep these principles of strong phone etiquette in mind for your next interview or pitch call, and you’re sure to give a polished, professional impression.
10 ways to make your direct reports more efficient
Most managers have likely never been coached for inefficiency, which makes it difficult when they encounter the situation in their direct reports.
The 3 real reasons you’re getting radio silence after a final interview
You were flown in for an in-person interview, where you had the chance to meet and get to know the team. It went great! … or so you thought.
HR experts reveal questions job candidates should be asking in interviews (and 3 to skip)
We asked hiring managers and recruiters to reveal most important interview questions candidates should be asking during a job interview.
Tattoos won’t keep you from getting a job, research suggests
Job seekers with inked skin were just as likely, and in some cases, more likely to gain employment than job seekers without tattoos.
20 more weird job interview questions that have actually been asked
So you’re looking for some weird, odd, unusual job interview questions, are you? We went ahead and rounded up a fresh new batch.
Survey: 39% of IT hiring managers say the hardest thing to gauge is one’s ‘technical skills’
New research shows that 39% of IT hiring managers say the hardest thing to gauge during a tech job interview is one’s "technical skills."
4 steps to help you choose the right career
I thought I had chosen the right career path, realized it was WRONG, and then went through a process that I WISH I had done sooner! Here is what I did.
9 of the most difficult interview questions – and how to answer them
Job interviews are difficult enough. In the spirit of job interview preparation, we rounded up some of the toughest job interview questions.
24 words that show leadership on a resume
Selecting the most powerful words to describe your experience can make a huge impact on a potential employer. Here are 24 words for your resume.
Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider these 3 questions before offering someone a job
Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.
How to turn negative qualities into positives during an interview
With the right response, you can reframe negative qualities into positives and show that you’re willing to improve yourself in order to succeed.
Don’t make this mistake when they call for the interview
Recently a client told me of a firing squad interview experience that warrants a share and checklist.
Study: We all underestimate the power of a thank-you note
A new study published in Psychological Science finds that we underestimate the power of a thank-you message to our detriment.
Study: 63% of tech workers get a response from an employer within 7 days of an interview
New research shows just how much time it takes for most tech workers to get an answer from a company they interviewed with.
4 phases of mourning after a job rejection
You’re not alone. EVERYONE goes through it. And then next, realize that there’s a typical process to this whole job rejection thing. We’ll share with you the four main phases of mourning after a job rejection – because knowing what you’re going through is the first step to getting over it and moving forward with a good attitude!
How to create a resume that will slay
The resume you submit to a recruiter is how you make a first impression. Obviously, you want it to wow recruiters, and leave them wanting to know more. The single most challenging thing about the job search process is getting a recruiter interested in you just by this one-page document.
3 tips for answering behavioral interview questions
Behavioral interview questions can make anyone sweat during a job interview. But it's possible to avoid getting caught off guard.
The economy is so strong, job seekers are ghosting employers
Now, because of a strong labor market, it's the job seekers who are doing the "ghosting," or disappearing without notice.