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Being A Generalist Could Make You A Better Employee

It’s often thought that having a precision focused skill set is the way to get ahead, because you can show off how clever you are, but those with a wide spread of skills may make better employees.


Don't Avoid Asking Questions At The End Of An Interview

When you’re going for a job, it’s important to realise that it’s not just you being interviewed.


Remember To Send A Followup Thankyou After An Interview

You’ve aced that interview — or at least you think you have — and the job is in the bag, right? Wrong. There’s one more step that you should do to maximise your chances of landing that next job.


Killer Interview Question: What Is Your Opinion Of Adolf Hitler?

This is a bona fide interview question that Goldman Sachs posed to its operations analyst candidates in 2014. Needless to say, it’s considered one of the toughest questions the financial firm has ever asked. It might seem ludicrous, but throwing an edgy curve-ball into a job interview can reveal a lot about the candidate’s ability to perform under pressure and respond to the unexpected. (Also, they might really like Hitler.)


The Questions Google Suggests Asking When You're Hiring Data Scientists And Analysts

Data scientists and analytics experts are much in demand and hard to locate, but how can you be sure you’ve got the best candidates, and what should you ask them? Google — obviously no slouch when it comes to analytics — has some useful suggestions on the best approach.


Take Control Of A Job Interview With A Matchup List

Job interviews are intimidating by nature. You’re in the hot seat and your every word is judged. A “matchup list” can help you have a little more confidence and control during a job interview.


How To Handle The Work/Life Balance Question In Interviews

If you’re a parent and an IT Pro, you’re bound to get hit with a question relating to your work/life balance at some point. Here’s how YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki handled the tricky issue.


Killer Interview Question: On A Scale Of One To 10, How Weird Are You?

An employee who thinks outside the box can be a valuable business asset — even if they’re a tad eccentric. This interview question will help you discover a true original.


Ask Lifehacker: How Do I Become Independent?

Hi Lifehacker, I’ve recently finished high school and am now preparing to move out of the family home and into the real world, like many my age. Only problem is, I have no idea how it works.


Be Specific When Answering Questions In A Job Interview

For most of us, job interviews are intimidating. You’re on the spot, and you want to respond with impressive, convincing answers. To make this happen, avoid vague replies to your interviewer’s questions.


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