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What are the Most Difficult Decision to make by Alison Doyle

There are no right or wrong answers to questions like, "What are the most difficult decisions you have to make in your position?" or "Have you ever had to make a really tough decision at work?" Employers ask these questions in job and / or promotion interviews simply because they...

Interview Question: How Do you Handle Stress? by Alison Doyle

One common interview question you may be asked is, "How do you handle stress?" You'll need to be prepared to respond because the interviewer doesn't want to hear that you never get stressed. After all, everyone feels stress at one time or another at work. Instead, the employer wants...

Job Interview Question: Why are you looking for a Job? by Alison Doyle

When you're interviewing for a new position, you should come prepared to answer questions about why you're leaving your job or why you left your previous one. Rather than focus on the past - and any negative experiences - your answer should open the door to a discussion about why this new...

Interview Question about your Salary Expectations by Melissa Phipps

No matter how great the job interview goes, an interview question about your salary expectations can stop you short. "What are you looking for in terms of salary?" is such a straightforward question and yet, the answer is so complex. How to Answer Interview Questions About your Salary...

Why should We Hire You? -Best Answers by Alison Doyle

When a hiring manager asks you, "Why should we hire you?" she is really asking "What makes you the best fit for the position?" Your answer to this question should be a concise "sales pitch" that explains what you have to offer the employer. Remember that employers hire...

How to Answer Tell Me About Yourself at an Interview by Alison Doyle

Interviewers will sometimes start an interview with an open-ended question like "Tell me about yourself". The question is a way to break the ice and make you feel more comfortable during the interview process. It's also a way for the hiring manager to get insight into your personality...

Interview Question: What is Your Greatest Strength? by Alison Doyle

"What is your greatest strength?" may seem like one of the easier job interview questions you'll be asked, but it is also one of the most important. The interviewer wants to know if your strengths align with the needs of the company and the qualifications for the job which you're...

Interview Question: What is Your Greatest Strength? by Alison Doyle

"What is your greatest strength?" may seem like one of the easier job interview questions you'll be asked, but it is also one of the most important. The interviewer wants to know if your strengths align with the needs of the company and the qualifications for the job which you're...

Get Some Great Phone Interview Tips by Alison Doyle

While you're job searching, it's important to be prepared for a phone interview on a moment's notice. Many companies start the interview process with a phone call to discuss the job opportunity with a prospective employee to determine if the candidate is a good fit, and to gauge his or...

Job Interview Tips for Introverts by Madeleine Burry

Nearly everyone finds interviews stressful, but they can be particularly tough for introverts. People with this personality trait struggle when put on the spot, and also can have difficulty with small talk and self-promotion. Interviews, where interviewers can make quick judgement of candidates,...
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