communication

How To Show Off Your Communication Skills On Your Resume and in an Interview

One of the soft skills employers request the most is communication. What are soft skills and how do I demonstrate them in my job search? Soft skills are sometimes difficult to demonstrate to others because they’re personal attributes, like teamwork, punctuality, and listening skills. But during your job hunt, they’re certainly not impossible to demonstrate […]

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 […]

behavior interview questions and answers

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 […]