So you didn't get the job -- bummer. It stings but the process isn't over yet. Before you move on to the next potential gig, do these three things.
It's pretty common for interviewers to ask you to share about specific experiences or skills related to the job you're interviewing for, but if you haven't been in the exact situation or used the tool they mention, you can get tripped up. Here's what to say so that you can come across as a good candidate even if you don't have an answer that matches their specific question.
Hunting for a new job invariably means hitting up search sites, tapping your network and beefing up your LinkedIn profile. There's another medium that might be useful, though: Company-specific talent communities.
If you're looking for a new job, it's tempting to stay behind a computer, scouring job boards and other sites. In reality, the best thing for your career might be to get out and get around town, or better yet, nearby towns as well. You may find companies nearby with openings that you can research and apply for.