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How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

Walk into any interview, and you’re likely to hear this question: “Tell me about yourself?”

February 17, 2017 | By More
Interview Question: Tell Me About Yourself

Interview Question: Tell Me About Yourself

“So, tell me about yourself” Almost every interview I’ve ever been on has opened with this question. When I became a recruiter, I also used this question right off the top to set the tone for the interview.  Interviewers typically ask this question for three reasons: to learn about you, to determine your level of […]

July 17, 2014 | By More
Job Interview Question: Tell Me About A Time You Failed

Job Interview Question: Tell Me About A Time You Failed

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure” — Bill Gates We’ve all have personal failures at work: be it cutting corners to accommodate deadlines, missing deadlines altogether, or allowing small details to get in the way of the bigger picture. Whatever the reason, its important to […]

May 22, 2014 | By More
Interview Question: Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?

Interview Question: Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?

Have you ever been asked this question? How did you answer? Why Interviewers Ask This Question. Just to be clear, few interviewers truly expect you to be able to predict where you’ll be in 5 years from today. Instead, they use this question to get a better understanding of your goals and how their position […]

May 16, 2014 | By More
Job Interview Question – Why Did You Leave?

Job Interview Question – Why Did You Leave?

What are the right ways and wrongs ways to tell a perspective employer why you left your old job? The Inevitable Job Interview Question: “Why Did You Leave (Are Planning To Leave) Your Last Position?” and How to Deal With It. This is a question that you can almost count on being asked at your […]

February 10, 2014 | By More
Interview Question – How Much Do You Want to Make?

Interview Question – How Much Do You Want to Make?

What number should I tell the interviewer?? When companies ask you about your last salary they are trying to screen you out. This is a high risk moment and hence you want to delay the salary discussion for later in the hiring process. The representative from the company is trying to make sure there is […]

February 6, 2014 | By More
Choose the Right Words for Your Resume and Interview

Choose the Right Words for Your Resume and Interview

Sometimes choosing the correct words in your resume and during an interview can make all the difference. The words you use to express yourself say more about you than you think. In fact, your vocabulary and the use of appropriate words say more about you than the message you are trying communicate. You are judged […]

February 1, 2014 | By More
What to Say Regarding Hard to Explain Aspects of Your Work History.

What to Say Regarding Hard to Explain Aspects of Your Work History.

Read this article if you might have trouble explaining why you were out of work, staying at home or are changing careers. Nobody’s perfect. But nobody wants to hear about your problems and baggage either. Especially in the job interview. Some people’s lives begin to sound like a Soap Opera because there have been so […]

January 7, 2014 | By More
What Should You Do if They Don’t Call You Back After Job Interview?

What Should You Do if They Don’t Call You Back After Job Interview?

Not getting a follow up call, as promised, happens more than you think. Candidates are sure that they are a shoe-in for the position, and expecting an offer, and then nothing. This is not only frustrating for the candidate, but reflects poorly on the company.

January 7, 2014 | By More
Thriving on Phone Interviews

Thriving on Phone Interviews

Phone interviews are frequently used by companies to save time by pre-qualifying your interest and expertise. The following are some recommendations to ensure your next phone interview is successful for you.

January 7, 2014 | By More