interviews

Answer Interview Questions With The 'Present-Past-Future' Formula

Simple interview questions like “Tell me about yourself” aren’t always easy to answer. Telling a story that mentions the present, past, and future gives hiring managers the information they need to evaluate you.


Killer Interview Question: What Is Your Spiritual Practice?

An unusual addition to the killer interview questions collection: What is your spiritual practice?.


What Hiring Managers Actually Want To Know About You

When an interviewer asks you about yourself, of course they want to learn about your previous experience and qualifications, but that’s only part of it. They’re really trying to gauge a variety of factors when considering you for a job, like how well you’ll fit with the company and more.


Killer Interview Question: How Many Birthday Posts Appear On Facebook Each Day?

Another addition to the killer interview questions collection: How many birthday posts appear on Facebook each day?.


12 Questions Worth Asking In Your Next Job Interview

Job interviews are a two-way street, and while a future employer will typically spend the bulk of the time during an interview asking you questions, it’s good to ask some questions yourself. 99u has 12 questions worth asking.


Killer Interview Question: What Will Your Employer Think When You Say You're Leaving?

An interesting addition to our killer interview questions collection: What will your employer think when you say you’re leaving?.


How You're Sabotaging Your Job Search (And What To Do Instead)

When it comes down to it, a huge part of job searching is confidence — the confidence to apply to the best positions, to network with anyone and everyone, to convey that you’re the best candidate. But there can be a fine line between confidence and arrogance that you need to keep in check.


Stop Answering 'What's Your Greatest Weakness' With Badly-Spun Positives

The idea that you should answer “what’s your biggest weakness>” in a job interview with something that’s really just a positive trait (“I’m a workaholic!” or “I’m a perfectionist!”) is something you’ll hear often from career coaches. The truth is, just stop. Every interviewer everywhere has heard it before, and would rather you were honest.



How To Answer Anecdotal Interview Questions

You’ve reviewed your resume, practiced your elevator pitch, and feel ready for your job interview. But when the interviewer says “Tell me about a time you disagreed with your supervisor”, you blank. How do you prepare an anecdote when you don’t know what the question will be?