Are You Interviewing Elsewhere?

Are You Interviewing Elsewhere?

Believe it or not, some hiring managers still ask this ridiculous question. Am I interviewing elsewhere? Seriously? No. You’re the only place for me. Turn me down and I’ll grow a hearty beard and set out for a life lived off the land. Just imagine the look a job...
Facing Job Rejection? Here’s What to Ask.

Facing Job Rejection? Here’s What to Ask.

The only thing worse than being rejected for a job is not knowing why. Unfortunately, companies are rarely forthcoming with their selection rationale. Boilerplate feedback such as, “We were impressed with your skills and experience, but have elected to move forward...
How to Restart A Career After A Break

How to Restart A Career After A Break

Job-hunting is a difficult endeavor, even in a great market. Doing so after being out of the game for a while is even more challenging. The good news is there’s a big difference between hard and impossible. Like most things, technique and attitude can go a long way....

Should I Bring Notes to a Job Interview?

Yes. Candidates can unwittingly put themselves on the back foot if they sit empty-handed in front of a seasoned interviewer. That posture is more akin to a detective’s interrogation than a collaborative discussion between potential colleagues. Often people who prepare...

What You Are Most Proud Of?

This seems like a straight-forward interview questions, but there is more to it than meets the eye. This is an impact question designed to gain insight into your values and character. To answer it effectively you need to offer more than a standard success story...

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