Being aware of your body language in job interviews

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  You may have researched common interview questions and rehearsed answers, but could your body be undermining your confidence—and your chance at getting a job offer? Body language can have more of an impact on your success than anything you say. A classic study from UCLA says up to 55% of our communication is nonverbal,… read more

Mistakes and blunders to avoid on your next job interview

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By Matthew Tarpey EMPLOYERS SHARE THE MOST MEMORABLE MISTAKES JOB SEEKERS HAVE MADE IN INTERVIEWS We’ve all heard about the importance of first impressions, but when it comes to a job interview, the data actually backs up the adage. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 49 percent of employers know if a candidate is a… read more

How To Answer ‘What’s The Lowest Salary You Would Accept?’

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Dear Liz, Twice this month I’ve talked with two recruiters who asked me the same question: “What’s the lowest salary you would accept?” I didn’t like the question, because I don’t know why a reputable company would be interested in paying people as little as they possibly could, but I answered the question in both… read more

The Interviewer Didn’t Like It When I Started Asking Questions

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by Liz Ryan Dear Liz, I started a new job two weeks ago and it’s going great. I wanted to share my interviewing experience with you because it was the first time I’ve job-hunted since I started reading your columns. It really hit home this time that I get to decide which company and which manager to… read more

Nursing Interview Questions and Answers

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A job interview can be one of the most intimidating hurdles involved with securing a new position as a nursing professional. However, being prepared can help calm your nerves and make you stand out as a strong candidate. Here are some frequently asked nursing interview questions and answers to help you feel relaxed and ready to make… read more

11 Things You Should Do In The 15 Minutes Before A Job Interview

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by Jacquelyn Smith, Business Insider The 15 minutes before a job interview can be harrowing. Job seekers are never quite sure what to do with that time — but experts suggest that you look in a mirror, take deep breaths, and do whatever else it takes to get focused and stay calm. “Those 15 minutes are… read more