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The 6 Best Ways to Leave a Lasting Impression in an Interview

In the last couple of years, we’ve seen a significant shift back towards in-person interviews after a period of reliance on virtual platforms like Zoom. This signals at least a partial return to traditional hiring practices, where the importance of personal connection and the

How to Evaluate a Job Offer

A few years ago, I read about a person who was made a verbal job offer in the morning, only to have it rescinded that same evening. Unfortunately, in the interim, he resigned from his current job. When he asked for his old job

How to Overcome Interview Anxiety and Land the Job

Most people experience some level of interview anxiety. For some, it’s noticeable, like sweaty palms, a flushed face, or a shaky voice. For others, it’s less noticeable but still bothersome, like a dry mouth or a pounding heartbeat. Why does this happen? Interviews often

Give Smart Answers to Stupid Questions

As if interviews weren’t stressful enough, interviewers will sometimes ask a strange or silly question to see how you respond to an unexpected query. The stupidest questions (in my opinion) are ones supposedly designed to measure an aspect of your personality. For example: “If

How to Communicate Effectively in a Job Interview

How you speak in an interview greatly impacts how interviewers perceive you. Even the most qualified candidates risk not getting the job if they talk in an unprofessional way. Whether you are being interviewed by Zoom or in person, here are a few tips

How to Manage Your Time During an Interview

Employers want employees who can organize and plan their work well. In job interviews, they will ask questions like: How do you decide which tasks to do first? How do you manage competing deadlines? Can you tell us about a time when you were

The Best Questions to Ask the Interviewer

Near the end of an interview, the employer will often ask if you have any questions for them. If you say ‘no’ your chances of getting the job offer will decrease. That’s because the employer could conclude you are either not prepared for the

What Happens When You Don’t Get the Job

Finding out you did not get the job can be disappointing, especially if it was a job you really wanted. The news can be even more disheartening if you’ve been looking for a job for a long time and received several rejections. Most people
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