interviews

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?


Ask The Receptionist These Questions While Waiting For A Job Interview

We all know that one of the keys to a successful job interview is to know a bit about the company’s culture. To get a better view of that before the job interview, author Tim Hurson suggests asking the receptionist a few simple questions.


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.