Category Archives: Job Interviews

Why Do Recruiters Ask Those Dumb Questions? [Infographic]

Why Do Recruiters Ask Those Questions

During a job interview, you are quite likely to hear a question that comes out of nowhere… that makes no sense, whatsoever.

And yet – as shown in this infographic from Sample Questionnaire – there’s a method to the madness…   

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Win Your Job Interview with a 30-60-90 Day Plan

Career Sherpa

You’ve been invited back for your second or third interview and you want to really “Wow” them. You want them to know how truly interested you are in the company – and the company!

Can creating a 30-60-90 Day plan seal the deal?   

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Getting Personal During a Job Interview: Can They Ask Me That?

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Picture this: you’re at a job interview for your dream position. Everything is going swimmingly until the HR manager smilingly asks you what year you graduated.

You answer. Her smile becomes fixed; her eyes get glassy. Within minutes she’s cut your interview short and practically shoves you out the door…   

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7 Things Never to Say in a Screening Job Interview

Never Say

With the recruiting market picking up, I am screening more candidates than I have in a long time.

A majority of the candidates I am talking to haven’t looked for jobs in years. So I’m not blaming the candidates for being a little rusty on their interview skills…   

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The Secrets to a Great Online Job Interview [Infographic]

Online Job Interviews

Online job interviews – whether on Skype, G+, Zoom or dedicated apps like iMeet – have become the norm. And if you want to nail down a great job, you better understand the secrets to a great video job interview!

Which is why we like this infographic from the folks at iMeet…   

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How Job Seekers Can Handle Rejection Like a Pro

Handling Rejection Like a Pro

Cue the disappointment. Strike up the “boo-hoo” band. You didn’t get the job – and you’re pissed.

Sometimes you’ll have every right to be; at other times you may have been in over your head. But no matter the case, it’s always upsetting to go through the application and interview process only to lose something you cared about to someone else…   

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