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Interview and Job Search Skills

How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time When You Failed”

How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time When You Failed”

Knowing how to answer the job interview question "Tell me about a time when you failed" can throw off even the most polished candidate. Yet it's a popular one and you need to be ready for it. First, let’s break down the motivation behind the question. Why do Companies...

4 Top Tips to Manage Your 2019 Job Search & Career

4 Top Tips to Manage Your 2019 Job Search & Career

Have you resolved that 2019 is your year to job search and land a new job? Your year to be ready--just in case an amazing, unexpected career opportunity comes up? Your year to put more energy into proactively managing your career? If this sounds like you, then follow...

Why the Holiday Season is a Great time to Job Hunt

Why the Holiday Season is a Great time to Job Hunt

Are you tempted to tap the brakes on your job hunt during the holidays? You’re not the only one, which is exactly why you should stay the course like it’s mid-March. “I’ve always had strong activity through the holidays,” says Kari Bodmer, principal at Bodmer...

The Best Question to Ask in Your Next Job Interview

The Best Question to Ask in Your Next Job Interview

After you've discovered the Best Question to Ask below, access this cheat sheet to build a full list of questions for your interviewer! ~ Get your 16 Questions to Ask in a Job Interview Cheat Sheet here:  Typically,...

6 Ways to Calm Down (and Amp Up) Before Your Interview

6 Ways to Calm Down (and Amp Up) Before Your Interview

Interview Day has arrived. You’ve researched the company, the industry, and the people you’re going to meet with. You’ve run through several possible interview questions and practiced telling some great stories. You’ve dressed the part and you’re ready to go. And...

How to Interview From a Distance

How to Interview From a Distance

Even if you live close to the company you’re interviewing with, odds are very good they'll want to talk to you on the phone or via video first, as distance interviews remain a popular, cost-efficient way for employers to screen candidates. Since this is your entrée...

“Why Are You in the Job Market?”

“Why Are You in the Job Market?”

One of those simple, early-in-the interview questions you’ll often hear is “Why are you in the job market?”  Variations include, “Why are you looking for a new job?” or “Why do you want to leave your current position?” While this seems like a straightforward,...

A New Job Could Be Your Greatest Gift This Holiday Season

A New Job Could Be Your Greatest Gift This Holiday Season

Thinking of taking a break from your job search during the holidays? You’re not the only one, which is exactly why you should continue like it’s the middle of May. “I’ve always had strong activity through the holidays,” says Kari Bodmer, principal at Bodmer Executive...

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