Practise Job Assessment Tests To Boost Your Career And Job Search

Many organisations with more than 100 employees rely on assessment tests (such as aptitude and psychology tests) for external hiring. Ace these tests by knowing what kind of questions you might be asked and practicing before your next interview.

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.)

Five Job Search Myths That Might Be Holding You Back

If you want to find a job you love, you need to have high standards. You need to know what you want and what you’re worth, and you can’t be willing to settle for anything lower than that. But that doesn’t mean you can hold the job-hunting process to the same standards. In fact, it’s far too easy for job hunters to go into the job search with unrealistic expectations about how the process will work — expectations that often result in disappointment.

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.

The Top Five Job Skills Employers Are Looking For

ZipRecruiter analysed 250,000 job ads across a variety of industries to find the most commonly listed skills hiring managers want from new employees. Time to brush up on your communication skills, jobseekers.

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.

Killer Interview Question: If You Worked In A Restaurant, What Role Would You Take?

Another entry into the deliberately disarming killer interview questions collection: If you worked in a restaurant, what role would you take?

Get Recruiters' Attention With Targeted Facebook Ads

A little creativity can help get the attention of potential employers. Technical marketer Jeremy Rieunier explains how he “hacked” the job hunt using Facebook ads.

Write A Short Biography About Yourself To Kickstart Your Success

It’s always fun to read biographies about other people and learn from their experiences and mistakes. But what about your story? There may be important lessons and insights in the stories we tell about ourselves, and there’s one easy way to find out: write them.

Killer Interview Question: What Is Your Favourite Quote?

Another addition to the career-derailing killer interview questions collection: what is your favourite quote?.