cultural fit

Cultural Fit: The Real Reason You Didn’t Get the Job

What is company cultural fit? At its most basic, cultural fit is the way a workplace functions and how employees behave. For example, a company culture can be laidback, strict, easygoing, or collaborative. When receiving a job rejection, you might wrack your brain as to why you weren’t selected. Perhaps you didn’t have the ideal […]

How to Ace Personality Interview Questions

What Those Personality Interview Questions 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 […]

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Acing the STAR Method

One you’ve been in the throes of a job search you’ve experienced all different kinds of interviews – some good and some bad. The most challenging interview is often one where the interviewer doesn’t really know what to do or which questions to ask. It’s hard to get your points across when the interviewer isn’t asking […]

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 […]

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How To Prepare For An Interview: The 20 Dos and Don’ts

“Besides getting several paper cuts in the same day or receiving the news that someone in your family has betrayed you to your enemies, one of the most unpleasant experiences in life is a job interview.” —Daniel Handler (a.k.a Lemony Snicket), The Carnivorous Carnival To say that job interviews are challenging is putting it mildly. Among many […]