You have more control than you think in a job interview -- it's up to you to take it. Employers say that even though an interview can be a formality, you need to actively prepare and listen for cues in
That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable,
We can all spot a great employee: She's dependable, proactive, hardworking, a great leader and a great follower. She brings a wide variety of easily defined — but hard to find — skills to the table. Some
Early in my career, I was responsible for staffing up a new department store. More than 200 jobs needed to be filled quickly, so I sometimes conducted 20 job interviews in a day. It was a crazy time, one
Ask ten different people for interview tips, and you'll likely get ten different answers. Even though they mean well, however, their advice might actually keep you from getting the job. The key to getting
Hiring managers like to talk about themselves, too. You might only have a few minutes at the end of your interview to ask questions, but they matter more than you’d think. “The quality and thought that
We've all read about what not to include in a résumé. After all, one of Glassdoor's most popular articles "21 Words to Never Include In Your résumé" is bookmarked even by our staffers who want to gut-check
We all know that the most important part of the hiring process comes after your resume has been chosen from the batch of hundreds--and you move on to an interview. Afraid you'll stutter, trip yourself
But, did you know it might actually be the best way to get the job done? (The job of finding a new job, that is.) Some estimate that upwards of 85% of open positions are filled through networking. If looking
Conduct enough job interviews and it feels like some of the candidates have tried to "hack" the most common interview questions. Their answers seem a little too polished, a little too rehearsed, and a
Around the 10th unanswered application, the negative chatter started to kick in — and it sounded suspiciously like Meryl Streep in "The Devil Wears Prada." Go home, Lisa, said the small, icy voice in head.
You can further your case by asking sharp questions, too. "In a job interview, you want to appear smart and on top of your game," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Terrible
When you have the floor, you'll want to take full advantage of the opportunity to show that you've done your homework and determine if the job is a good fit. But it's imperative that you put just as much
The process of getting a job can be tough. From writing a killer cover letter to acing an interview, there are always several challenging steps to landing an open position. One of the most essential elements
We consulted with Jamie Hichens, a recruiter at Glassdoor who's seen it all when it comes to interviews. Here she shares interview "deal-breakers," aka things that would that may tank a candidate. If interview
You’ve resolved to find a new job. You’ve sent resumes. Done interviews. But sometimes you just don’t land the job. Hearing “no” from potential employers can impact you mentally, psychological, even physically.