interviews

Discard Your Power For More Accurate Interviews

All sorts of different situations require you to get information out of someone. Some of these situations are less comfortable that others, and can be complicated by power dynamics. But according to one of the best interrogators the US has ever produced, it’s most effective to completely throw that power out the window.


Don't Ask Interview Candidates About Their Current Boss

Conducting a job interview requires you to plan the questions. One question you shouldn’t ask: What do you think about your current boss?


Six Questions You Should Ask To Learn About A Company's Culture

After hours spent meticulously fine-tuning your cover letter and resume, you’ve finally scored an elusive interview with the employer of your dreams. But how do you know if you’ll actually fit in the company culture? You may need to ask a few key questions to learn if the company is right for you.


Should You Always Wear A Suit To A Job Interview?

Conventional wisdom holds that you should dress sharply for a job interview, and that often involves wearing a suit. But that might not always be the best choice.


How To Reduce Job Interviews To A Single Question

Job interviews aren’t fun for anyone — whether you’re the person seeking the job or the schmuck who got stuck with doing the interviews this time around. If you’re in the latter category, here’s an interesting possibility: a way to reduce the interview to a single question.


The Question You Should Always Ask In Job Interviews

That moment when you’re asked “So do you have any questions” in a job interview can often be awkward. Here’s one useful possibility: Who succeeds in this position?


Try The 'Beer Test' To Make A Hiring Decision

When you’re hiring someone, you need to consider how they will fit into corporate culture. Sometimes you’ll have trouble figuring that out. Try imagining if you’d like to have a beer with them after work.


Killer Interview Question: What's The Biggest Misconception People Have About You?

Another addition to the killer interview questions collection: What’s the biggest misconception people have about you?.


Avoid A Bad Boss By Seeing If Others Avoid Them At The Interview

A bad boss can make even the best job intolerable. You might not know if they’re difficult during the interview, but the boss’s coworkers know. See how others react to your potential supervisor to get some insights into the person’s work style.


Why Writing Your Resume And Cover Letter Is So Hard

If you’ve ever applied for a job, you know how hard it is to write the perfect cover letter that will make you stand out above all the other applicants. It’s a competitive job market, and more often than not, career seekers find themselves face-to-face with blank computer screens in an attempt to pen that one short masterpiece.