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The Interview – Don’t Become a 10 Second Victim

As a Hiring Manager … The purpose of this article is not intended to list the top 10 or 15 tips to ‘ace’ an interview. It is intended to highlight  the criteria potentially influencing the outcome of a job interview from the perspective of a corporate manager. As a former Director of Professional Services with… Read More »

Your Lies Have Been Caught! – Interview Questions And Answers

In a closed society where everybody’s guilty, the only crime is getting caught. The above quote was given by Hunter S. Thompson, a famous American Journalist and Author, who started a new form of journalism called ‘Gonzo’. Most of his works were based on crime and criminals. However, in the context of job interviews, we… Read More »

10 Things That Will Make You Stand Out in an Interview

TIMING: Have you ever heard the saying, “Timing is everything”? It really is everything. With a job interview, showing up late is the worst first impression. What I do for work, a meeting, friends, and family, is I set 5 different alarms on my phone. The first one is set 1 hour before I need… Read More »

Interview Question : Tell Me About A Time You Made A Mistake

A hiring manager who is trying to gauge your strengths and weaknesses will likely ask you to describe a time that you slipped up or made a mistake, either in your personal or professional life. It might feel like this question is designed to bring out your worst moments or tendencies, but your interviewer is… Read More »

How to answer Interview Question : Discuss Your Resume

Hiring managers often use a resume as the agenda for an interview. The candidate’s ability to effectively discuss their resume is an important skill to making a good impression. Points to Emphasize Discussing your resume may be one of the easiest ways to perform well during an interview. In a sense, if the resume controls… Read More »

Top 12 Best Questions to Ask at the End of the Job Interview

An interview is a two-way street. Your potential employer is asking you questions to learn about you and your skills. In return, you need to prepare questions to ask your potential employer about the position, your boss, and the company in order to be sure that this is the right job for you. In addition,… Read More »

HOW TO ANSWER: Describe your current position

Today, we advise you on a common interview question that seems deceptively simple: Can you describe your current or most recent position? Most people feel pretty comfortable with describing their current responsibilities (or their most recent position if the candidate is currently between jobs). In fact, when I conduct interviews on behalf of my corporate… Read More »

Tough Interview Question – What is your long-range objective?

What is your long-range objective? Similar interview questions: What are your long-term goals? Where would you like to be in 5 years? 10 years? 20 years? What is your end goal in your career? Where do you see yourself progressing in your job? What do you think will be your last job before retirement? Why… Read More »

24 Hours Until The Job Interview

Job interviews are an important part of our career path. They offer a chance for more opportunity, more income and a better life. Planning ahead for your job interview will help you feel prepared and more confident. Here’s a quick checklist of what to do with 24 hours to go: Dress To Impress Ladies Like… Read More »