Job interviews

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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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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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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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Woman in an interview looking skeptical

Six job interview cliches to avoid like the plague

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 8, 2014 03:19 pm


We know you’re a hard-working team player and you’re a perfect fit for the position. But you can’t say that out loud.



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Rethinking interviews: The behaviours you must avoid at all costs

Colleen Clarke| Jul 2, 2014 09:28 am


In a job interview, you are being considered as a whole entity, not just for your skills and experience – but also for your character, cultural fit, and attention to detail. Avoid making these mistakes that might cause employers to think twice about you.



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