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Simple Tips to Nail Job Interviews, Even if You're Shy or Introverted

Job interviews are extremely draining experiences, even moreso if you’re shy, or if you’re introverted and spend a ton of energy just putting …

5 interview hacks to crush it and land the job of your dreams

You have more control than you think in a job interview -- it's up to you to take it.<p>Employers say that even though an interview can be a formality, you need to actively prepare and listen for cues in order to stand out.<p>We talked to seasoned employers, who have clocked thousands of interviews …

How to Answer Interview Questions About Job Expectations

How to Answer Interview Questions About Job Expectations<p>Updated December 14, 2017<p>In many cases, interviewers will want to know what you expected from …

Sample Thank You Letter to Follow Up on a Job Interview

Job Interview Follow-Up Letter / Email<p>Updated April 02, 2018<p>After a job interview, it's both polite and advantageous for your job search to send a …

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

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, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

8 subtle signs an employee is exceptional

We can all spot a great employee: She's dependable, proactive, hardworking, a great leader and a great follower.<p>She brings a wide variety of easily defined — but hard to find — skills to the table.<p>Some employees, though, are exceptional. They have skills and qualities that aren't evaluated on …

Sample Behavioral Job Interview Questions and Tips for Answering

Behavioral Based Job Interview Questions<p>Updated April 17, 2018<p>In a behavioral job interview, the company asks questions about your past work …

The 3 interview questions jobseekers fear most — and how to answer them

Interviews are intimidating for nearly everyone. After all, one mistake could lie between you getting the job.<p>We go in with our perfectly rehearsed …

Employment

The No. 1 Way To Nail A Job Interview

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, but one that taught me a valuable lesson about what separates a good job interview performance from …

Career Development

Want to Nail a Job Interview? You Need to Know This About Yourself | Inc.com

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 hired isn't paying attention to interview trends or memorizing the answers to predictable …

Career Development

This 'Easy' Question Is One of the Hardest to Answer in a Job Interview

Sometimes it is the simplest questions that catch us the most off guard. I know several hiring managers who ask a version of the question: What makes …

The 7 Questions Recruiters At Companies Like Amazon And Spotify Wish You Would Ask

Hiring managers like to talk about themselves, too.<p>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 goes into the questions candidates ask weighs into my overall evaluation of fit for the role and …

13 words you should include on your résumé, according to a panel of experts

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 before making résumé faux pas.<p>However, it's time to talk about what works <i>should</i> be included …

What to say when the job interviewer asks, 'Why should we hire you?’

"Why should we hire you?" is one of the most common job-interview questions out there.<p>And, according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

Job Search Success: The Right Resume Keywords Make All the Difference

In today's ultra-competitive job market, using the right resume keywords to identify yourself is more important than you know.And in the crowded …

11 Job Interview Hacks That Give You the Edge Every Time | Inc.com

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.<p>Afraid you'll stutter, trip yourself up, or be asked questions you weren't prepared for? Don't worry; here are 11 tricks to help you do …

Career Development

At least 70% of jobs are not even listed — here's how to up your chances of getting a great new gig

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.)<p>Some estimate that upwards of 85% of open positions are filled through networking.<p>If you're looking for work, it might be better to put your time into building your professional network …

Employment

3 Tips for Nailing Your Next Job Interview

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

4 Behavioral Interview Questions That Reveal What a Job Candidate Is Really Like | Inc.com

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 lot insincere.<p>That's the problem with only asking opinion-based job interview questions. (Is there …

Employment

The cover letter format that made my job application response rate go from 0% to 55%

Around the 10th unanswered application, the negative chatter started to kick in — and it sounded suspiciously like Meryl Streep in "The Devil Wears Prada."<p><i>Go home, Lisa</i>, said the small, icy voice in my head. <i>You're just not cut out for this. Also, you have no sense of style</i>. At my lowest point, …

8 questions to ask in a job interview that will make you look smart

You can further your case by asking sharp questions, too.<p>"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 Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job." "The …

This is the No. 1 Thing These CEOs Look For in Job Candidates

We asked the CEOs of the nation’s top employers—every company on Fortune’s 2017 100 Best Companies to Work For list—to name the single most important …

23 questions you should never ask at the end of a job interview

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.<p>But it's imperative that you put just as much thought into what you ask as you do your responses to their questions. That's because your …

21 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

Although in the moment they might seem larger than life, interviewers are people just like you.<p>That means they're susceptible to the same …

Career Development

5 Elements of a Truly Effective Resume | Inc.com

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 of the job application process, of course, is the resume. Did you know that companies …

Employment

6 Tips for Writing a Powerful Career Change Resume

6 Career Change Resume Tips<p>How to Create a Resume That Will Get You a New Job in a New Industry<p>Updated July 05, 2017<p>Are you changing careers? There's …

How Hiring Managers Expect You to Answer These Annoying Job Interview Questions

Job interviews are nerve-wracking enough as it is, then the hiring manager hits you with something like, “tell me about a time you dealt with a …

13 interview deal-breakers that drive HR experts crazy

We consulted with Jamie Hichens, a recruiter at Glassdoor who's seen it all when it comes to interviews.<p>Here she shares interview "deal-breakers," aka things that would that may tank a candidate. If an interview is in your future, this article is a must-read.<p>"The worst one is coming unprepared," …

Career Coach: Turned down for a job? You are now one rejection closer to success.

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. But keep your chin up: You can deal with the rejection and the setbacks. There are ways …

Employment

Last Minute Job Interview? Here are 7 Preparation Tips that Stop the Panic

You’re looking for a job and get a call from a potential employer asking for an interview – tomorrow. The natural instinct is to drop everything and …