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5 Ways to Calm Your Interview Nerves

7/25/19

You can’t seem to help it: every time you go into an interview it feels like you’re venturing into a lion’s den. Your body stiffens and your palms begin to sweat. You tell yourself to take a deep breath, but … Continued

End Your Interview on a High Note with This Question

7/11/19

One of your top priorities as a job candidate should be to end your interview with a power punch – something that’ll make you stand out and show your enthusiasm. Unfortunately, sometimes that’s hard to do, especially when so many … Continued

How to Answer: “What is your weakness?”

6/27/19

It’s a commonly asked interview question: “What is your weakness?” Employers ask it for insight into how you respond to such a question as well as the substance of your answer. Here are some tips for effective replies.  See video … Continued

Coping with Difficult Interviews and Questions

6/13/19

Early in my career, I interviewed with a woman I knew outside of the professional arena. She told me I could come in to discuss working with her. Because we knew each other, I figured she had a good grasp … Continued

Interview Etiquette

5/9/19

Interview Etiquette The phrase, “Actions speak louder than words” is true. Most communication takes place nonverbally. In addition to preparing your answers for the interview, also prepare how you will act before, during, and after the interview. Another common phrase, … Continued

Answering Improper Interview Questions

2/12/18

When you interview for a job, your prospective employer will ask questions—on the job application, in the interview, and/or during the testing process—that are related to the job you are seeking. Federal, state, and local laws prohibit discrimination in employment … Continued

What is an illegal question?

9/28/17

Employers ask questions related to the position as a means of selecting the best candidate for the job.   However, there are times when the questions asked are not related to the job, inappropriate, and/or illegal.  An illegal question is one … Continued