Job interviews

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One message you must convey in every job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 29, 2015 10:53 am

There are a lot of things you need to get across in the job interview — that you can do the job, that you want the job, that you are trustworthy. But there’s one message many of us might forget to send the hiring manager, and it is perhaps the most important message of all.

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A job interview not going that well

Eight signs that your job interview isn’t going very well (and how you can turn it around)

Peter Harris| May 28, 2015 08:28 am

Waiting to hear how you did in a job interview can be the worst. If only you knew what the employer was thinking. Here some telltale signs that can give you a preview.

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HR Survey: Why qualified people don't get hired

HR Survey: 10 reasons why qualified candidates don’t get hired for the job

Peter Harris| May 23, 2015 09:16 am

In an ideal world, the job would go to the most qualified candidate, but it often doesn’t. A panel of recruiters and hiring managers share the most common candidate red flags and applicant behaviours that will keep them from hiring someone.

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Insiders reveal what to wear for the job interview by industry

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 22, 2015 10:00 am

How you dress for a job interview can make or break your chances. The appropriate getup depends on the industry, the position for which you’re applying and the culture of the company. Insiders from across sectors give us the lowdown on what works for them.

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How to blow a job interview

Six ways to make sure you get rejected at a job interview (and how I did all six at once)

Peter Harris| May 22, 2015 09:45 am

A funny thing happened to me at a job interview one time. It started out well, I was on time, I had done my research, and I was enthusiastic. And then I proceeded to ensure that I had no chance whatsoever.

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Are you judging me?

What employers are really judging you on in job interviews

Peter Harris| May 15, 2015 04:08 pm

Here’s a look at what employers really want to see from the top candidates that they interview, and how you can demonstrate the qualities that get one person selected over another.

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Woman biting her nails

Nine science-backed tips for calming your nerves on interview day

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 5, 2015 06:35 pm

Job interviews are stressful, and before you land a position, you might have to go through several of them. Who can handle all that pressure? You can, with these nine ways to beat stress and calm your nerves on interview day.

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WHy you should judge a book by it's cover

Yes, you should judge a book by its cover

Peter Harris| May 5, 2015 03:36 pm

How you look and what you wear are deliberate choices you make about how you present yourself to the world – and these can affect not only how others perceive you, but also how you think and act.

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Two people meeting and discussing something over coffee

Five phrases to use in every job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 4, 2015 08:25 pm

The job interview is make or break time. Increase your chances by using as many of these phrases as you can.

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Interviewer looking disapprovingly at a candidate

Survey reveals the worst thing you can do in a job interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 24, 2015 07:51 pm

A new survey of hiring managers finds their pet interview peeve. Hopefully you already know not to do this, but…

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