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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 […]

Picking the Right Words to Use During an Interview Can Make All the Difference

Picking the Right Words to Use During an Interview Can Make All the Difference

How should I say something? What wording should I use. Here are some tips. 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 by the words […]

Interview Question; How did you handle a difficult situation?

Jobspeaker is back again with great advice on the right way to tell future employers how you handled a difficult situation. Get your pencils out, because this one requires a little planning.   When an employer asks you to describe a time “you handled a difficult situation,” they’re really looking for a time when you […]

Interview Question – Tell Me Why You’re Leaving Your Current Job

Interview Question – Tell Me Why You’re Leaving Your Current Job

For such a commonly asked interview question, answering why you’re leaving your current role can be one of the most difficult and uncomfortable questions to address.

Why You Should Never Give Your Salary Information

Why You Should Never Give Your Salary Information

Asking for your previous salary has almost become commonplace among recruiters, however revealing this information can be damaging to your future career, so says Liz Ryan of Forbes Magazine. In addition to giving up any leverage you possess, Ryan argues that revealing your current salary information gives your potential new employer permission to determine your value […]

Interview Questions You Shouldn’t Answer

Interview Questions You Shouldn’t Answer

It’s not uncommon for interviewers to cross a line when asking questions. However, did you know some of these inappropriate questions are often illegal? Generally speaking, the following topics should never come up in a job interview: Age Marital status or family National origin Race Ethnicity Gender Sexual orientation Religion Disability So what can you […]

Interview Question – Tell Me About Yourself

When a future employer asks you to tell them about yourself, what are they really expecting to hear? 

Interview Question – Why should we hire you? (Video)

When interviewing for a new job, you’ll likely be asked why you’re suited for the role. In their new interview series, Jobspeaker offers advice on how to craft the perfect response. Essentially, the idea is to match yourself to the role based on the responsibilities outlined in the job posting.

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 […]

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 […]