Articles about Interview

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4 things to do when interviewing for a job that feels out of your league

It's been reported that compared to men, women don’t always go out on a limb by applying for positions even though they don’t meet all the requirements as frequently, but you don't have to let that stop you. Here’s how to handle an interview for a position that feels out of your league.

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5 interview tips for seasoned leaders

When you've been in the workforce for a long time, the idea of starting from Square One by going through the interview process again can be daunting. Keep these tips in mind the next time you're going through the hiring process.

Advice

7 ways to conquer pre-interview jitters

How should you conquer your pre-interview nerves? Being prepared in advance is more than half the battle.

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4 ways to assess a company after they extend a job offer

Congratulations! After going on what feels like zillions of job interviews, one employer has offered you a job. But not so fast— here's what to consider about that job offer before signing the contract.

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What to do when awkward silence descends on your job interview

Awkward silences have a way of eclipsing the friendly banter that was once putting you and the recruiter at ease during a job interview. But while you might feel really odd if this happens fairly often during the questioning, there are ways to both settle down and use it your advantage.

Advice

You’re interviewing, but already have a big vacation planned. Now what?

Interviewing for dream job when a major vacation is already on the books can be both awkward and challenging.

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So, you got offered the job during the interview: Don’t leave before doing these 4 things

Getting a job offer can bring on a slew of emotions — like feelings of validation, success, and nervousness about what's to come. But receiving one during a job interview is a different story. Here's what to keep in mind before jumping off the deep end.

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Recruiters reveal the qualities that are an instant ‘no’

Here’s a smack of cold, hard truth to the face for you: If you wake up every single day, cringing at the thought of going to work … something has to give.

Interview

Don’t say these 5 types of words during a job interview

Your language can speak volumes about who you are in a job interview. Here are things you should avoid saying at all costs, among other interview tips.

Interview Tips

4 ways to answer ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years?’

'Where do you see yourself in five years?' That interview question can be really hard. Before you answer, consider these including four points after gathering your thoughts.

Advice

Here’s how to be less anxious while waiting to hear back about a job

Waiting to hear back after a job interview can be an excruciating exercise in anxiety. To be less anxious about the wait, change your outlook.

Hiring

4 behaviors of toxic employees that you can catch in the interview

Recruiters, you might want to think twice about a job candidate who acts this way during the interview process. Toxic employees could cost your company financially and emotionally.

Job Search

Research: Working for a company that’s been shamed can cost you money

When you work for a company that's been up to no good, employers will start to think you're up to no good — even if you're innocent. Working for a company that's been accused of misconduct can not only cost your professional reputation, it will literally cost you money.

Interview

How to answer 5 of the toughest interview questions

Try and craft your own response to these super-hard and super-tricky interview questions, and use these sample responses from real professionals who managed to nail them as inspiration.

Interview Tips

Interview 101: The best way to answer ‘what do you consider a weakness you have?’

Answering this basic interview question is easier than you think

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What questions should a job candidate ask the interviewer?

Turn yourself into a no-brainer hire by asking these questions at your next job interview.

Interview Tips

5 qualities to look for when interviewing potential new hires

There is nothing more important than hiring someone who not only is good at what they do but who also meshes well with the rest of your employees.

Advice

5 ways to show you’re a great fit during a second job interview

Congrats: You got a second round interview! You have another chance to prove yourself, but that means even more pressure. Here are some things to remember.

Advice

The case interview: A way to assess decision-making skills

Top strategies for case interview from an expert.

Advice

These 4 mind tricks will help you kill it at job interviews

These are the best psychological mind tricks to get you in the confident and prepared headspace you need to ace a job interview.

Job Interview

New show lets you experience the stress and panic of a job interview from the comfort of your couch

CNBC’s new series 'The Job Interview' televises what usually happens behind closed doors: the dreaded job interview. Here's how it all plays out.

Advice

How to tell interviewers you’re not a jerk, despite working for a terrible company

From Uber to Miramax, controversial news can drag your reputation down. Here's how to prove to interviewers you're not a jerk, even if your company is.

Interview Tips

These are the biggest mistakes recruiters see during job interviews

These are the biggest mistakes recruiters see during job interviews. This is how to make sure you don't miss out on an opportunity.

Job Search

How to answer ‘Why are you looking for a new job?’

You have a job. Why do you want to leave? It's an important question that any good hiring manager asks. Be prepared.

Office Life

More weird job interview questions answered on the streets of New York

Some places like to ask outside-the-box job interview questions to try and find out who candidates are by catching them slightly off guard.