Job interviews

How to ace the most common job interview questions

Ten questions you are sure to be asked in every job interview (and how to answer them)

Peter Harris| Jan 19, 2015 10:02 pm


Wouldn’t it be a whole lot easier to ace your next job interview if you knew what the employer was going to ask you in advance? We thought so too. So here is your cheat sheet for the questions that always come up.



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Things every job seeker and professional should know: how to tell a story

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 8, 2015 07:07 pm


Career and networking experts talk a lot about the value of listening. At the other end of the spectrum, though, is another important skill: the ability to tell a story.



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The most embarrassing job interview mistakes

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 22, 2014 05:51 pm


A new survey reveals the most embarrassing job interview mistakes hiring managers have heard of or witnessed candidates making. The list is a mixture of seemingly innocent oopsies and egregious etiquette errors.



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New research says doing this in job interviews can seriously harm your chances

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 22, 2014 03:58 pm


New research suggests this body language mistake could cost you the job, particularly in more serious fields. This backs up what we’ve already been told by experts, so you should probably be aware.



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Five ways to fool people into thinking you’re more competent than you really are

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 1, 2014 09:49 pm


Don’t worry if you’re not the smartest, most competent person in the room. You can fool people into thinking that you are. Use the scientifically proven methods.



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Worst interview ever: tales of hiring managers behaving badly

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 28, 2014 04:49 pm


We’ve talked a lot about terrible job interviews from the hiring manager’s point of view. This time
we asked how interviewers have blown their chances with the candidate. Here are their stories of the worst interviews ever.



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How to develop the personality trait that matters most to your career

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 25, 2014 04:39 pm


Research consistently shows that people with this one trait are more successful and make significantly more money. Here’s how to develop the one quality that matters most to your career.



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Job interview tomorrow? Six things you must do today.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 18, 2014 09:35 pm


You’ve got the interview. Don’t waste the opportunity. Do these things now to dramatically increase your chances of being hired.



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Survey reveals the No. 1 reason people don’t get hired

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 6, 2014 09:32 pm


New survey of career consultants reveals the top ten reasons why people are not getting the jobs they want. Are you doing all the right things, or are you falling short?



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Research shows half of candidates are skipping this crucial step

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 3, 2014 08:38 pm


Nearly half of you don’t do this one thing after the job interview. You need to change that.



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