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11 Questions To Ask Roommates During The Interview

It’s tough to find the right people to live with, but over at Apartment Therapy they have come up with a set of 11 questions that should help you figure out if you’ll get along with a potential roommate. Here they are, in no particular order.


Everything You Need To Know About Picking Good Job References

You know you’re nearing the final stretch of an interview process (and that it’s looking good for you) when a potential employer asks for references. If you’re not prepared, though, you might be left scrambling at the last minute to find a good reference. Who do you ask and what’s the best way to reach out?


Focus On Doing Just One Thing Better When You Get Turned Down For A Job

The rejection of being turned down for a job hurts, and it can send you into a frenzy wondering what you did wrong. Instead of losing sleep over all the little things, pick just one that might increase your chances of landing the job next time and work on it.


Avoid These Overused, Often-Repeated Interview Lines

Job interviews are hard enough considering you have to showcase your skills and experience, and impress your interviewer with them. What you don’t want to do is come off like you’re reading from a script, so Glassdoor suggests avoiding these played out, oft-repeated interviewee lines that everyone’s heard before.


Why You Should Ask To Reschedule If You're Running Late For A Job Interview

You’re getting ready for a big job interview when some unforeseen circumstance arises, putting you at risk of being late. You might feel tempted to hurry and get there as soon as you can, but that actually makes things worse for both you and the interviewer.


What A Hiring Manager Is Actually Thinking During Your Interview

Whether you’ve been interviewed over one million times or can count on one hand how many times you’ve been face-to-face with a hiring manager, the process is always stressful. Not only are you trying your hardest to present the very best version of yourself, you’re also attempting to read your audience and gather as much information as you can about the role, the company culture and the organisation itself. No pressure.


Focus On What You Learned From Failure To Avoid Self-Criticism

There’s a reason failure stories are popular: They’re relatable. We all fall on our faces at some point, and stories of redemption are encouraging. However, it can be tricky to find a balance between discussing your failure and just self-deprecating.


Schedule A Morning Interview For The Best Chance At Getting Hired

The time of day your job interview is scheduled can impact your chances of an offer, according to a new survey of over 2200 CFOs from various companies. Mornings are the best time, most agreed, and you have a short window to make a good impression.


Top 10 Mistakes You Might Be Making With Your Job Search

When you’re looking for a new job, there’s a lot that can go wrong, from formatting your resume improperly to being tripped up by questions during the job interview. Watch out for these 10 common mistakes job applicants often make.


Four Red Flags To Watch Out For In Job Interviews

The day has come: You’re finally interviewing at your dream company, for your dream job! It’s in the perfect industry and the role is a near perfect match for your skills and background. Plus it will keep you on track for your five-year plan. All good, right? Maybe not.


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