• Avoid These 6 Interview Faux Pas
    You might already know what to do in an interview, but do you know what not to do? Start here to learn about some common faux pas and how to avoid them.
  • Is It Appropriate To Ask Why A Position Is Open During An Interview?
    You might wonder whether it's appropriate to ask why a position is open during an interview. Not only is it appropriate—it's critical to ensuring the position is a good fit. Here’s why.
  • How to Prep for a Job Interview
    Despite the good feelings associated with the prospect of actually landing the job, most people suffer some level of anxiety before the interview. Find out how to be prepared as you can possibly be before going in.
  • I’m So Awkward—How to Ace an Interview
    For many people, the job interview is the hard part. While we all know those easygoing extroverts for whom interviews are a breeze, many of us find ourselves wrestling against our natural instinct to stutter, cough, and fidget our way through them. But there are things you can do to showcase your...
  • Is Your Ego Hijacking Your Job Search?
    Bragging. Speaking over people. Talking down to others. These are signs that your ego is hijacking your interview, and if this sounds like you, keep reading, because your behavior could be costing you jobs.
  • The Most Challenging Interview Questions We’ve Seen (And Some of the Best Answers)
    Trying to figure out how to answer challenging interview questions can definitely make your palms sweat. Here is a sampling of some of the toughest questions we’ve seen and some potential answers that may help.
  • 7 Better Questions You Can Be Asking at the End of Your Interview
    By now, you know you’re not only expected but encouraged to ask questions at the end of an interview. What should you ask to set you apart from the pack? Read on for seven questions that will help you leave your interview feeling like a champ.
  • How to Assess Soft Skills During a Job Interview
    Identifying the right candidate can be a frustrating and overwhelming process. You need to pinpoint an applicant who possesses the right technical skills, experience and knowledge. You’ll also want to find someone with the right soft skills—the personal attributes and innate skills that can’t be ...
  • The Ideal Image: How to Dress for Success in Any Situation
    Whether you’re heading out for an interview to snag your dream job, maneuvering your way through a formal office, or enjoying the luxury of a toned-down environment, below are some tips to help you conquer the “What in the world do I wear?” conundrum
  • Why You Should Think Twice before Accepting an Offer with a Competing Company
    Sometimes you should think twice before accepting an offer with a competing company. Experts say hopping to another job that isn’t right either could lead to career suicide.
  • Signs a Job Offer May Not Be the Right Fit
    The company you have been meeting with has come back with a package, but something feels off. How can you tell an offer may not be the right fit for you?
  • How to Let a Company Know It's Your Top Choice Without Sounding Too Eager
    Waiting to hear back about a potential job offer can be brutal, especially when the job seems like the perfect fit. But how do you let a company know it’s your top choice without sliding down the slippery slope of sounding, well, desperate? Read on for some subtle ways to indicate that, for you, ...
  • Are You Likable? Hint: It Impacts Your Job Search
    Potential employers will be checking out your work experience, employment history, and education, but they'll be gauging your soft skills too. This includes your likability, which can make or break your chances of getting the job.
  • Warning Signs Your Potential Employer May Not Understand Your Needs As An Older Jobseeker
    Over 50 and searching for a job? Look for these red flags which may mean your needs are not being understood.
  • How to Gracefully Explain That Resume Gap
    A glaring gap on your resume doesn’t need to spell disaster. Here are a few options, both for the resume and interview phases, which can help you confidently navigate intermittent employment.
  • Is it Ok to Ask for Feedback from a Job You Didn't Get?
    Is it OK to ask for feedback after not getting the job? Maybe. It depends on what your definition of feedback is. Here’s how you can go about getting information if you genuinely want it.
  • Tips For Interviewing People Older Than You Are (Or Who Might Be Your Boss)
    We grow up being told to respect our elders. But what happens when we need our elders to respect us? Interviewing someone older than you, and who could actually end up being your boss could gives new meaning to the word “awkward” if it’s not properly handled. So how do you gain respect from someo...
  • How to Make a Great Impression at Career Fairs
    Career fairs are hands down one of the best ways to network when you’re looking for a new job. So how do you stand out from the crowd in a room full of people all looking for the same thing as you? Read on for tips on how to make a great first impression and score the coveted goal of career fairs...
  • What Will the Typical Hiring Process Look Like Moving Forward?
    The business world as we know it is undergoing an intense shift in hiring practices. What can candidates expect the typical hiring process to look like in the future? There are substantial changes to come.
  • How to Turn Down an Offer without Burning a Bridge
    Congratulations! You have gotten multiple job offers! But how do you let the wrong one down gently?