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How To Negotiate Salary During The Job Interview Process

To make sure you get all you deserve. Ask these 10 questions: Questions about the job 1. “May I please have a job description?” This question verifies the job you’re being hired to do is the job described during the interview process—and is a job you’re capable of doing. 2. “What is the start date?”… Read More »

5 Best and 5 Worst Interview Questions

The Five Best Interview Questions Here are the best interview questions I’ve found over the years, starting with my all-time favorite. 1. What is your colleagues’ biggest misconception about you? In all likelihood, the candidate has never heard this question, but it is a question he should be able to answer with a little thought.… 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 »

Answer This Job Interview Question: What About that Employment Gap?

Most interviews start with a walk through your resume, this gets you used to talking, and the interviewer a chance to create a mental picture of your career history. If you abbreviate employment dates, it is quite acceptable to list annual dates rather than month and year, be sure to do so consistently. When references… Read More »

Answering Behavioral Interview Questions: Teamwork

The latest in our ongoing series on answering common behavioral interview questions. Are you a team player? You better be able to prove it. All job seekers should be prepared to answer behavioral interview questions (“Tell me about a time…”) about working on a team. Based on my experience consulting with both hiring organizations and… 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 »

HOW TO ANSWER: What Are Your Strengths?

Today, we are tackling another critical job interview question: What are your strengths? This is a commonly-asked question in job interviews for all levels of positions in all industries. Even when this question is not asked, you must be able to answer it in order to land the job. After all, from the employer’s perspective,… Read More »

45 Questions to Ask in Your Job Interview

If the interviewer knows what they are doing, you will be asked if you have any questions about the job. Be prepared! Asking good questions shows that you are interested and prepared. The answers to those questions should also help you decide whether or not you want to work for the employer. Employers usually have… Read More »

Answer This Job Interview Question: Tell Me About Yourself

This question may come disguised as, “What should I know about you?” or they might say, “What would you like me to know about you.” Like the “Why should we hire you?“ question, this is an opportunity to market yourself, presenting yourself as the solution (right candidate) for their problem (a job to fill). Then,… Read More »