21 job interview questions that are designed to trick you

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By Rachel Premack & Jacquelyn Smith – Ladders Sometimes, questions can be tricky or confusing. Interviewers ask them to learn more about you, including information you may be trying to conceal. Savvy hiring managers can glean a ton of information about you by asking just a few, well-chosen questions. But while they may seem simple,… read more

5 signs that you need to abandon (or change) your career plans

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By Anisa Purbasari Horton – Fast Co. When it comes to their careers, some people choose to take opportunities as they come. Others have a five- to 10-year plan, and meticulously try to stick to it. Of course, there are plenty of benefits for having clear long-term goals. But life doesn’t always follow a linear… read more

Your Coworkers Are Leaving. Should You Do the Same?

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By Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool-Glassdoor Having a group of great coworkers could spell the difference between enjoying your time spent at work and dreading the idea of going into the office every day. But what happens when your colleagues start leaving the company in rapid succession? Do you stick it out in the hopes their replacements… read more

12 Buzzwords To Say In Your Next Interview

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By Jillian Kramer-Glassdoor A job interview shouldn’t come down to the words you use—you think. But slipping in a buzzword or 10 during the interview process can be key. As career coach Hallie Crawford explains, “in a job interview, hiring managers are alert to certain words and phrases that convey knowledge of the position, confidence,… read more

How to ‘sell yourself’ in an interview without being an egomaniac

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By Jennifer Parris – theLadders   The idea of having to sell yourself in an interview is something that a lot of job seekers might struggle with. You want to highlight your qualifications without coming off sounding too smug. But what can wind up happening instead is that you undersell yourself, or you come across… read more

Top recruiters dish 8 interview mistakes to avoid

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By Career Contessa Editors-theLadders “Grandma Dawn is turning 89 this year and still comes to the office every day,” says Natalie Levine over coffee (mine) and mint lemonade (hers).  She can’t drink caffeine after 2pm, “or she’ll be up all night,” explains her sister Emily. The referenced “office” is Century City-based Career Group Companies, a staffing firm… read more

13 things successful people do in the first 3 months at a new job

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By Rachel Premack – Business Insider UK Successful people know how to excel in a new workplace. A key way to lay the groundwork for a successful run in your new job is by establishing achievable goals. You should also take the time to establish social ties throughout the office.   Your first three months on the… read more