4 Things You Should Do When Preparing for an Interview

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In sports, the game can sometimes be won or lost before it even starts. The team that shows up best prepared will have a better chance of winning. The same goes for your job interview. There are several things you can do before the interview to increase your chances of success.


Research the company

Before your interview, make sure you’ve spent time researching the company. Go beyond just glancing through their website. Show them that you have taken ...

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7 Things You Should Not Say in a Job Interview

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The goal of an interview is to convey to the interviewing manager why you are a better fit for the position than the other candidates. Show that you have the right skills and personality to get the job done. While preparing yourself to answer all the questions that might be asked during the interview, as well as questions to ask the interviewer, there are also questions to avoid. The last thing you want to do is raise red flags ...

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10 Frequently Asked Interview Questions

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If a company sticks to the common or frequently asked interview questions over the more recently integrated behavioral interview questions, below are several to think about before you head to your interview. I don’t recommend that you have canned answers to every question, but being familiar if you are asked will help ease some additional interview stress.

1. Tell me about yourself…

May seem like the interviewer is trying to open ...

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Strange Interview Questions Explained

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Last week, I reached out to my Facebook friends and asked them to tell me the strangest interview question they have ever been asked. As long as the interview questions aren’t inappropriate, strange interview questions are asked to see how quick you are on your toes, ultimately explaining more about your personality, and if you would make a good fit in the organization. Below are some of the questions that were asked of my Facebook friends, and ...

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Questions to NEVER Ask in a Job Interview

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In last week’s blog post I discussed questions to ask in an interview. In this blog post, I want to discuss questions NOT to ask in an interview.

Depending on the situation, some of these questions MAY be warranted, but you need to tread lightly. The way a questions is asked, and the timing if a question could offend the interviewer. Have you ever asked a question like this in an interview? What was ...

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25 Questions to Ask in an Interview

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Asking questions in an interview may not seem like a big deal, but they are. No matter what you say in the interview, or how great your credentials are, the candidate which leaves the best impression is the one remembered most.

When the interviewer asks, “do you have any questions for me?” This is the time when you can leave them feeling like you are someone who they NEED to add to their company. Here are 25 questions ...

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4 Tips When You Don’t Know How to Answer an Interview Question

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No matter how much stressing you go through before a job interview, there may be questions you are unable to answer. Here are 4 tips on what to do when you don’t know how to answer an interview question.

  1. Stay Calm – I know what you are thinking, “How did I miss this piece in the job description?” Do not panic, stay calm!
  2. If you start to freak out your body will go into stress mode… your blood pressure ...
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