How to answer the interview question about your salary expectations.

How to Answer: What Are Your Salary Expectations?

Answering the interview question “What are your salary expectations?” is usually the most complex “dance” in the whole interviewing process. It can also be the most dangerous. The best strategy is to do your research in advance, know the minimum you can accept (your “walk away” number when the job is not worth it for […]

What are Knockout Questions?

Knockout Questions: How One Answer Can Tank Your Job Application

When applying for jobs online, most of us focus on crafting a perfect resume and writing a cover letter that will make an impression. However, there is another gatekeeper standing between you and a job interview that is less forgiving than either of those– knockout questions. What are knockout questions? Knockout questions are typically asked […]

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Inappropriate Interview Questions: How to Handle Them

As a job seeker, it’s common to run into situations that can be awkward and uncomfortable during interviews. No two people ever interview candidates the same, so it can be challenging to know what to expect. One of the worst experiences is when the person on the other side of the hiring desk starts asking […]

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Flip the Script: Good Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

You can prepare for possible interview questions for days, but if you don’t consider any questions for the employer, you might not snag the job. When the hiring manager asks if you have any questions, it’s not just a meaningless formality. When thinking good questions to ask in a job interview, you want to ask […]

How to Ace Personality Questions in an Interview

What Those Weird Questions Are Really All About Job interviews are almost always stressful, but your anxiety can rocket to never-before-seen levels when you don’t know the right answer to a question. That’s often the case with personality questions and psychological testing, because you don’t know what the interviewer is looking for. Sure, you can […]

10 Common Behavioral Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

Hint: It Starts Way Before You Get to the Interview One cliché we’ve all heard is that past behavior predicts future behavior. That may or may not be psychologically sound, but it is the theory behind behavioral interview questions. Many recruiters believe that the best way to gain insight into how you’d handle certain situations […]