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 »