Job interviews


The 10 most common interview mistakes that cost you the job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 17, 2015 04:20 pm

Making any of these mistakes could very well cost you the job you want. Knowing how to behave in the interview is of the utmost importance. Look lively and put your phone away.

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Job interview secrets revealed

Five job interview secrets that employers don’t tell candidates

Peter Harris| Mar 19, 2015 09:11 am

I’ve had to hire team members for multiple roles over the years, and here are a few things I’ve learned from being on this side of the table that I didn’t know when I was a candidate applying for jobs.

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Frustrated team of three hiring managers

How to do the one thing interviewers just wish you would frikkin do

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 18, 2015 05:53 pm

No matter how many times hiring managers try to put out there that they wish you would do your research, candidates still aren’t doing it. Maybe you don’t know how?

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Melissa Allen and Elizabeth Bromstein

Bad answers to common job interview questions (and how to fix them) [Video]

Workopolis| Mar 17, 2015 05:49 pm

Two candidates answer some common job interview questions. One has polished, professional responses that win over employers. The other is more of a case-study in what not to do.

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Deal-breakers at the job interview

In their own words: Canadian HR professionals share their job interview deal-breakers

Colleen Clarke| Mar 16, 2015 02:53 pm

Canadian employers reveal the job interview behaviours and questions that are most likely to kill a candidate’s chances of being hired.

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Woman texting during an interview

This just in: there is a huge disconnect between Millennials & employers

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 3, 2015 09:51 pm

Our Workopolis survey of hiring managers shows a full third of Millennials are totally out of touch with what employers think is acceptable and unacceptable behaviour.

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The real reason you didn't get the job

The real reason you didn’t get the job (that nobody will ever tell you)

Peter Harris| Mar 2, 2015 12:54 pm

Here are a few common examples of employer biases and behind-the-scenes snafus that could prevent you from getting hired, without you ever knowing what actually went wrong with your candidacy.

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Young man texting during a meeting

One third of Millennials think it’s OK to text during the job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 24, 2015 07:38 pm

New report suggests Millennials have some pretty alarming ideas when it comes to job interviews. A full third think it’s OK to text during the interview. What else do they think is OK?

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Woman looking thoughtful and happy

What employers are really trying to find out about you in job interviews

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 20, 2015 09:56 pm

There is a standard set of questions hiring managers ask in job interviews. But here’s what they’re really trying to find out.

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The rudest rejection letter ever?

Insult to injury: The worst candidate rejection letter ever?

Peter Harris| Feb 13, 2015 10:12 pm

Most job seekers agree that one of the biggest breaches of etiquette that employers commit is in not replying to them at all after job interviews. Nope. This is way worse.

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