Job interviews

What employers wish they could tell you in job interviews

Five things employers wish they could tell you in the job interview (but they won’t)

Kevin Makra| Oct 20, 2014 05:47 pm


Have you ever wondered during a job interview exactly what the interviewer is thinking? Here’s what they would like to say to you if they were being perfectly candid.



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13 stories of candidates spectacularly tanking their job interviews

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 14, 2014 08:48 pm


We asked hiring managers to share stories of the worst things candidates have ever done in job interviews. Anyone who has been on either side of the desk can rejoice if they’ve never been in any of these situations.



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There are only two jobs in the world

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 1, 2014 08:46 pm


Charles Barkley says there are only five jobs in the world. He was wrong. There are two. And you have to do one or the other.



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The mathematical formula for job interviews

Cracking the code: The mathematical formula for acing your next job interview

Peter Harris| Sep 19, 2014 07:10 pm


While there is no way to calculate chemistry and charisma in a job interview, these easy-to-remember equations can help take your performance from intermediate to advanced. Job interviewing by the numbers.



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Human resources professionals

HR survey uncovers why so many people aren’t getting hired

Peter Harris| Sep 11, 2014 10:07 am


A new survey of HR professionals and candidates uncovers a significant disconnect between the two groups during the hiring process – and reveals what is keeping many people from getting jobs. Here’s where candidates fall short.



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The one thing to do in a job interview that will set you above everyone else

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 12, 2014 05:57 pm


We asked hiring managers “What is the one thing someone could say or do in an interview with you that would set them above the competition?” Here’s what they said



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The five worst things you can do in a job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 8, 2014 04:49 pm


Do you think you know what not to do in a job interview? We’ve got a definitive list of the behaviours you should avoid if you want to get the job.



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The best thing you can say in a job interview

Peter Harris| Jul 25, 2014 11:33 am


Here’s what one previously unremarkable candidate said that made the job interviewer forget about every other person they’d considered and decide to hire her on the spot. How to land a job with one question.



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The one word that can basically ruin your credibility

The one word that can basically ruin your credibility

Peter Harris| Jul 19, 2014 11:45 am


There’s one word that you can say in a job interview that can completely undercut the believability of everything you’ve listed in your resume. Don’t let this one fairly common expression wreck your chances.



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Woman talking in a job interview

Two give-aways employers watch for that prove you’re not the one

Peter Harris| Jul 18, 2014 04:06 pm


Seasoned job interviewers can tell a top performer from a weaker candidate just by listening to the way that they describe their past accomplishments. Here are the hidden cues in your choice of words that undermine your chances.



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