Top 5 Interview Resources of 2018
Job interviews can be some of the most intimidating aspects of the job search. Here's our roundup of the most popular interview resources of 2018 to help get you over this hurdle and into an amazing new job opportunity.
1. Red Flags to Look Out For During a Job Interview
When you’re desperate to leave a bad job or land any job at all, there’s a temptation to take the first offer you get. But accepting the wrong position can prevent you from landing a much better one. Fortunately, signs of a bad job often reveal themselves during the interview. Here are red flags to watch for.
2. What to Do if You Encounter an Illegal Interview Question
You’re acing the job interview. You’ve been personable, you’ve laid out your qualifications deftly, and you even made the recruiter laugh with a well-timed joke. Things are going incredibly well until the recruiter asks you a question that feels…off. To help you with future interviews, let’s discuss how to tell if a question is illegal and what to do if you encounter one.
3. How to Answer: "Why Are You Looking to Leave Your Current Job?"
Most people's biggest interview fears include having to respond to classic hard-to-answer questions, including “Why are you looking to leave your current job?” It’s a completely understandable query—after all, most people don’t leave positions they love, so the reason for your job search isn’t always going to be a pleasant one. Whether you can’t stand your boss or are uninterested in your day-to-day responsibilities, there are ways to answer without throwing anyone under the bus or burning any bridges—something you should avoid no matter how tempted you are.
4. 10 Common Interview Mistakes And How To Overcome Them
It can be argued the job interview is the most critical step in the hiring process. And while some questions can be tricky, making a great first impression isn't as difficult as it might seem—if you avoid some basic interviewing mistakes.
5. 10 Things You Should Know Before You Leave A Job Interview
It’s happened to all of us: Consumed with preparing answers to every potential question, we don’t consider what we need to know before the interview’s close and lose a precious opportunity to gain valuable insight on a potential employer. But what should you ask? Fret not, we’ve made a list of the 10 things you should know before you shake hands and leave.