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Which Questions Should You Ask in Your Interview?

Which Questions Should You Ask in Your Interview?

Not asking questions at the end of an interview can signal unpreparedness to the hiring manager. It can also signal your inability to conduct due diligence. If you’re not asking questions, how will you know the role is right for you?

February 2, 2018 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Handle Behavioral Interview Questions

This Week in Career Advice: How to Handle Behavioral Interview Questions

Do you struggle in interviews? Do you find it difficult to answer behavioral interview questions clearly and concisely, while also reinforcing your accomplishments? If so, let us introduce you to the STAR interview response technique. STAR stands for Situation, Task, Action, Result. In can be broken down into the following steps: Situation: Using specifics, describe […]

January 26, 2018 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Handle Exit Interviews

This Week in Career Advice: How to Handle Exit Interviews

Learn how to handle your next exit interview with class and integrity while leaving with the best possible impression, with these tips from Glassdoor.

September 29, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Interview Questions You Shouldn’t Answer

This Week in Career Advice: Interview Questions You Shouldn’t Answer

It’s not uncommon for interviewers to cross a line when asking questions. However, did you know some of these inappropriate questions are often illegal? Generally speaking, the following topics should never come up in a job interview: Age Marital status or family National origin Race Ethnicity Gender Sexual orientation Religion Disability So what can you […]

June 30, 2017 | By More
Interview Tips: Advice From a Harvard Career Advisor

Interview Tips: Advice From a Harvard Career Advisor

How can you properly prepare for a job interview? Linda Spencer, the Assistant Director of the Office of Career Services at Harvard, gives some practical advice useful to job-hunters of any age.

February 24, 2017 | By More
How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

Walk into any interview, and you’re likely to hear this question: “Tell me about yourself?”

February 17, 2017 | By More
Sell Yourself to an Interviewer by Solving His/Her Problem

Sell Yourself to an Interviewer by Solving His/Her Problem

Find out what their problem is and become the solution. Ask questions to find out how you can help the interviewer accomplish what they need to get done. Then tell them how you can help in that regard.

June 2, 2014 | By More
Job Interview Question: What Did You Like Least About Your Last Job?

Job Interview Question: What Did You Like Least About Your Last Job?

Be careful on answering what you ‘didn’t like out your last job, company, employer, etc. You don’t want to come off negative. This question is somewhat of a trap, because it asks for a negative answer. If you haven’t given it some thought, you may blurt out something about your boss or the company, and […]

June 2, 2014 | By More
Job Interview Question: Why Should We Hire You?

Job Interview Question: Why Should We Hire You?

How would you answer the question? Give them great reasons. This is one of those broad questions that can take you down the wrong road unless you have done some thinking about what to say ahead of time. This question deals with your ability to sell yourself. Think of yourself as the product. Why should […]

May 14, 2014 | By More
What Should You Do if They Don’t Call You Back After Job Interview?

What Should You Do if They Don’t Call You Back After Job Interview?

Not getting a follow up call, as promised, happens more than you think. Candidates are sure that they are a shoe-in for the position, and expecting an offer, and then nothing. This is not only frustrating for the candidate, but reflects poorly on the company.

May 13, 2014 | By More