Common Job Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

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By Deborah Acosta – The Wall Street Journal In the process of preparing for your interview, you have researched the company, figured out how your skills align with the job requirements, and come up with some thoughtful questions to ask. You might not be able to predict exactly which questions you will be asked during the… read more

Questions to ask your interviewer for Engineering/ applied scientist roles

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By Purvanshi Mehta – Towards Data Science Preparing for your interviews is one aspect of the job search and getting a job that you want is another aspect of it. I wrote about the first part recently which makes this post more important. I have seen so many people struggling to make decisions about which… read more

8 mistakes that can ruin your video job interview

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By Gwen Moran – Fast Co. Video interviews are now the norm during the hiring process. Gartner research found that 86% of companies used video interviews during the pandemic. As remote work expands, this shift may continue for some time. So, it’s more important than ever to know the nuances of acing your video interview. Of course,… read more

When you get to the big salary question during a job interview—an example script of what to say: Career expert

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By J.T. O’Donnell – CNBC MakeIt Imagine successfully answering all the difficult job interview questions — only to unravel when the topic of salary comes up. In my 15-plus years of working as a recruiter and career coach, I’ve seen hundreds of job seekers give answers that made them sound indecisive and uncertain about pay expectations, thus lowering an employer’s… read more

A career expert shares 5 questions she wishes more candidates ‘had the guts to ask’ during job interviews

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By Lisa Kirpatrick – CNBC MakeIt Many people forget that job interviews are a two-way street — and that, when done right, turns into an engaging conversation between the candidate and the interviewer. As a director at the Kellogg School of Management’s Career Management Center and a former recruiter of 10 years, I’ve found that even the most qualified… read more

How to Overcome Employment Gaps Due to COVID-19

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– by Beau Peters, with additional insights by Heather Kaiser, American Recruiters Certified Professional Resume Writer. Beau Peters is a creative professional with a lifetime of experience in service and care. As a manager, he’s learned a slew of tricks of the trade that he enjoys sharing with others who have the same passion and… read more

You need to remove these 6 items from your resume ASAP

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By Michael Dinich – Ladders As we approach the New Year, many are glad to see 2020 in the rearview mirror finally. It cannot be stated enough how interesting 2020 was, but that also doesn’t mean life doesn’t go on. For many with job losses, financial insecurity, and an unstable economy, tidying up their resume was something they… read more

The small resume tweak that will get the attention of hiring managers, according to a career coach

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By Jennifer Lui – CNBC In today’s job market, every part of the application process plays an important role in getting you an interview and offer. For many job seekers, the first impression you’ll make with a new company is through your resume. But Wendy Braitman, a certified career coach at the outplacement firm Randstad RiseSmart,… read more

How to up your game and avoid an epic fail on your video job interview

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By Vicki Salemi – New York Post By now, we’re all well aware of the Zoom ground rules for the professional — turn the cat filter off, have proper lighting, dress appropriately, and eliminate distractions. But when it comes to acing a video job interview, you have to up the ante. We asked recruiters and… read more