Red Flags Hiring Managers Look For When You Interview

You’re in an interview that’s going well when… suddenly, something seems to have gone wrong. What happened? You may have set off one of these red flags hiring managers look for during interviews. Signs of Being a Job Hopper Obviously, a hiring manager doesn’t want to go through all the effort of adding you to… Read More »

3 Questions You’ll Always Be Asked in an Interview & How to Respond

If you have an upcoming interview, you know preparation is important. So, you need to think about how to respond to commonly asked questions. Here are three questions you’ll (almost) always be asked. Tell Me About Yourself. Interviews usually begin with this request. Don’t be fooled by the seemingly informal nature of this inquiry. The… Read More »

8 Things to NEVER Say During an Interview

Job hunting is stressful. And, it’s easy to slip up along the way. If you want to make sure you stay in the running for a position, check out this list of 8 things to NEVER say during an interview. 1. Sorry, I’m late. Employers assume you will be on your best behavior during the… Read More »

What to Say When a Recruiter Asks, “Tell Me About Yourself”

If you are looking for a job and working with a recruiter, he or she may kick off the conversation by asking, “Tell me about yourself.” Well, what should you say? The Wrong Answer I was born in Paris, Texas, but I moved to Conway, Arkansas when I was ten. I’ve always been good at… Read More »

8 Simple Ways to Nail Your Next Interview

If you just landed an interview, congratulations! You’re probably excited and nervous. How can you prepare? What can you do to make sure things go well? Here are eight easy-to-follow tips to help you ace your next opportunity. Do Your Homework Before you arrive at your interview, thoroughly research the company. Visit their website, follow… Read More »

Closing Questions To Help You Understand Company’s Management Style

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Interviews often focus on companies. “Will you (the employee) be a good fit for this organization?” is a common question. However, interviews are a two-way street. You need to find out, “Is this organization a good fit for me?” Many employers end an interview by inquiring, “Do you have any questions?” This is an opportunity… Read More »

“Tell Me About Yourself.” Well, Where Do I Begin?

If you are headed to an interview, be prepared to “Tell me about yourself.” This commonly asked “question” is also is one of the most dreaded. Where should you begin? Because of its open-ended nature, it is easy to answer incorrectly. And, as this often is an opening question, you can miss the chance to… Read More »