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How to Handle Awkward Job Interview Moments

How to Handle Awkward Job Interview Moments

You can’t possibly predict every question or potentially awkward job interview moment. But you can be aware of some sticky situations and how to be quick on your feet if these things happen to you. Recently, I fielded some job seekers' questions about how to address...

Job Interview Storytelling: 6 Ways to Excel

Job Interview Storytelling: 6 Ways to Excel

You’ve worked hard to get a job interview with your target company. A chance to sell your strengths through storytelling to convince the employer that you’re the best candidate. To make the most of that hour, use these 6 tips to frame and deliver relevant, impactful...

Mock Interview Your Way into Job Offers Faster!

Mock Interview Your Way into Job Offers Faster!

Most of us wouldn’t dream of giving a big presentation, speech, performance, or  demonstration without doing at least one run-through. Yet when it comes to hard-won job interviews, candidates often decide to skip mock interview practice and wing it. While the “wing...

How to Take Your Job Interview Skills from Stale to Stellar

How to Take Your Job Interview Skills from Stale to Stellar

If you’re like most job seekers I talk with, you find job interviews uniquely stressful for one of these main reasons: It’s been years since you’ve interviewed. You’re actively interviewing, but not getting offers.   You struggle to sell your skills, even though...

The Power of Positivity  in Your Interview

The Power of Positivity in Your Interview

A reputable recruiter told me that his three non-negotiables when deciding whether to advance a candidate in the interview process are honesty, responsiveness, and a positive attitude. The most noticeable factor when you first meet someone is positivity. Think about...

10 Interviewing Challenges: Job Seeker FAQs

10 Interviewing Challenges: Job Seeker FAQs

What comes to mind when you're gearing up for job interviews? There's so much to think about--what you'll wear, who you'll meet, what you'll say, how you'll act, and whether there will be any curveball questions or surprises. Here’s a snapshot of some common (and a...

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...

You’re Qualified, But Do They Like You?

You’re Qualified, But Do They Like You?

Your résumé stood out and you made the short list of job interview candidates. Your phone screen went swimmingly. Now Interview Day is here, and you’re in the lobby armed with hard copies of your résumé, a solid list of questions for the interviewer, and knowledge...

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