Tag Archives: interview tips

How to Explain Why You Left Your Last Job

Posted: December 27, 2016 at 9:00 am

There comes a time in almost every employment interview when the hiring manager asks, “Why did you leave your last job?” It’s often a tough question to answer. People leave jobs because something didn’t work out. They got fired. Or they quit because they were afraid of getting fired. They couldn’t get promoted. Or they… Read More »

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How to Handle Job Search Rejection

Posted: November 14, 2016 at 8:30 am

It’s hard to handle rejection when you’re looking for a job. And it really stings when you get all the way to the job interview, but then find out that someone else got the job, not you. Here are some strategies to keep your job search on track and keep yourself from getting demoralized by… Read More »

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Research Employers Before You Interview

Posted: September 6, 2016 at 8:22 am

You might not realize just how important online research can be in the interviewing process. Internet research gives you insight into into the company that you’re interviewing, and what they are all about. It’s a real confidence builder too. The more you know about a company,

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7 Job Interview Questions You Should be Asking

Posted: August 8, 2016 at 9:46 am

You should always prepare yourself for the questions you might get asked in a job interview…and how you are going to answer them. Doing your homework will give you confidence and help prevent embarrassment. But beware. If all you do during your interview is answer questions without asking any yourself, you’re going to come across… Read More »

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5 Body Language Mistakes to Avoid at Your Next Interview

Posted: May 21, 2016 at 12:45 am

You’ve carefully rehearsed your answers to the questions about your greatest weakness and where you see yourself in five years. You’ve picked out the perfect suit and gotten a haircut. You feel like you have done everything you possibly can to ensure that this job interview goes well – but have you given any consideration… Read More »

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4 Steps To Answering: Why Should We Hire You?

Posted: July 17, 2015 at 4:09 pm

During a job interview, your prospective employer is only trying to answer one key question – and that question is, “Why Should We Hire You?” Make sure you know the answer because the odds are strong that they are verbally going to ask you that exact question.

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Writing an Interview Thank You Note

Posted: April 10, 2015 at 8:30 pm

There’s no better feeling than walking out of a job interview knowing that you nailed it. Go ahead! Take a victory lap past the coffee shop, and indulge in an overpriced frappuccino. Then wipe the whip off your lip, and write a thank you note ASAP before the hiring manager hands your dream job to somebody else.

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