• Why You Aren’t Getting That In-Person Interview
    So, you have applied for a new job, gotten the attention of the hiring manager, and made it through several interviews—only to then never hear from the company again. Read on to learn what to do!
  • How to Answer: "What Makes You Unique?"
    Interviewers love to throw curve balls at their applicants so they can see who is able to rise to the occasion. The question "What makes you unique?" is one of those zingers. You don’t want to seem painfully abnormal or bland and unoriginal—how do you let your potential employer know you’re uniqu...
  • 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 Answer: “Why Do You Want This Job?”
    When recruiters ask, “Why do you want this job?”, what they really want to know is, “What is it about this company and position that interests you, and what assets can you bring to us?” Here’s how you can answer that.
  • 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?” Whether you can’t stand your boss or are uninterested in your day-to-day responsibilities, there are ways to answer without throwing anyo...
  • What Mom Didn’t Tell You about Job Interviews
    What mom didn’t tell you about job interviews: Here are some tips to keep in mind.
  • Topics to Make Sure You Cover in Your Initial Interview
    Strategizing for the first interview round goes beyond finding the perfect outfit. Check out our guide to must-cover topics for your first interview.
  • How to Answer: "What Are You Passionate About?"
    The last thing you expect during a job interview is for the hiring manager to ask you a personal question like, “What are you passionate about?” Here's how you can best prepare for it.
  • 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...
  • How to Answer: “What’s the Best Piece of Career Advice You've Ever Received"
    You find yourself in the middle of an interview with your potential new company when you hear a question that truly gives you pause: “What is the best piece of career advice you’ve ever received?” How should you answer that question?
  • How to Spot a Bad Boss During the Interview Process
    To ensure a good match between you and the job you're applying for, you also need to be on the lookout for one more thing: signs of a bad supervisor. Keep your eyes open for the following red flags to spot a bad boss during the interview process.
  • How To Interview Someone For A Job You Can’t Do Yourself
    Interviewing someone for a job you can’t do yourself can be a nerve-wracking experience—you have to intelligently evaluate a qualified candidate, yet you have little to no understanding of what qualifies as “qualified.” Make a mistake and your organization will lose time, energy, and money on fin...
  • 7 Things To Never Say During A Job Interview
    Even if you’re sitting at a table drinking coffee together, a job interview is not a friend-to-friend talk. In fact, there are some things you should never say during an interview. Here are seven of them.
  • 5 Important Prescreening Questions
    Candidate screening gives you the opportunity to see how applicants present themselves on the phone, as well as set expectations for the position. Here are five important questions to ask every candidate you prescreen.
  • How to Interview the Right Way
    How to Interview the Right Way...or what a CHRO would tell you about how to interview.
  • Is the Candidate Lying During This Interview? Here’s How to Tell
    So much focus is placed on the stress faced by job candidates, but it can actually be just as nerve-wracking on the other side of the table. Unfortunately, it's all too common for candidates to lie on their resumes or during interviews. As a hiring manager, you need to be on the lookout for signs...
  • Make Your Thank You Note Stand Out
    Writing a thank-you note after a job interview gives you another opportunity to make a good impression on a prospective employer. Make it count. Here are points to cover on the road to making that prospective employer your new boss.
  • Why Exit Interviews Are So Important
    Things move quickly once an employee gives notice: The departing employee starts to mentally check out but needs to finish up projects. The manager scurries about making action plans for being short-staffed. And HR both needs to tie up loose ends with the departing employee and start looking for ...
  • Is the STAR Method Outdated?
    Is the STAR method preventing businesses from properly assessing the value of job seekers? Does STAR need an update for the contemporary job market? Find out.
  • How to Recover after an Interview Gone Wrong
    Oh no, everything started out great, but now your interview has taken a nosedive. Is there a way to recover when it feels like you have lost all chances to move on to the next step in the process?