Answering the Unexpected Interview Question

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No matter how much you prepare for an interview, there will be at least one or two questions that may be unexpected or completely off-the-wall. The best thing you can do is prepare for how you will handle the unexpected questions. When Answering Questions You Don’t Know the Answer Questions that you may not know… Read more »

10 Tips for Interviewing Success

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1) Do some basic research on the company or organization you are interviewing with. You should have some idea of the organization’s history, background, major successes, and products. All of this can be obtained by visiting their website, searching on Glassdoor, and doing a Google search. Bring a notepad to take notes. 2) Be prepared… Read more »

5 Essentials to Bring to Every Interview

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It’s not easy landing an interview, especially an interview from your dream company. It’s important that you come prepared to every interview, so you don’t sabotage your chances of landing the job. Here are some items to bring to every interview to make the best impression. 1. Several Copies of your Resume You should always… Read more »

6 Things You Should Not Do AFTER an Interview

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Leading up to the interview, you’ve probably prepared by researching tips and advice for how to ace the interview. Once the interview is over, you can take a deep sigh of relief, knowing that it’s over. However, be careful. There are a variety of ways that you can sabotage yourself after the interview. These are… Read more »

Tips to Master the Perfect Handshake

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You never get a second chance at achieving the best first impression. The handshake is one of the most important aspects of a good first impression. It’s been used for many years in the business world as a professional greeting, so getting it wrong can be detrimental to your first impression. Keep your Right Hand… Read more »

Acing Behavioral Interview Questions

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If you’ve ever been interviewed, you may have come across behavioral questions that typically start with “Tell me about a time when…” or “What do you do when…” In those instances, it can be intimidating. You might think that these types of questions can’t be prepared for, but you are mistaken. Here are some tips… Read more »

Tips for Writing a Thank You Note after the Interview

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Landing an interview for your dream job is a big deal. Show your appreciation and continuing interest in the position by reaching out in a thank you note. Email vs. Handwritten Many hiring managers have different opinions on this subject. Email seems to be the preferred method of communication, since mailing a handwritten note will… Read more »

How to Answer: “What’s the Biggest Challenge you had to Overcome?”

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Interviews are meant to present a hiring manager the opportunity to get to know and better understand you as a professional. It also gives you the best opportunity to demonstrate what makes you great for the company and for the position. A common interview question is “What’s the biggest challenge you had to overcome?” The… Read more »