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32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

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This Seaside Town in England Is a Food Traveler's Dream

There's so much more than fish and chips.<p>Cornwall, you have to get lost—desperate and borderline panicky, ready to give up and go home—to let the food magic find you. You also have to cast aside your notions of what a restaurant should be. Because in this ocean-flanked southwestern tip of England, …

Hiking Trail

11 advanced excel tricks that will help you get an instant raise at work

Massive swathes of the economy rely on the program, and becoming skilled at Excel has become a license to print money in business.<p>So while there are a lot of basic tricks that you have to know, there are also a few tricks that will set you head and shoulders above the competition.<p>If you want to …

One Easy Resume Fix That Gets You Twice The Interviews

Somehow over the past twenty years we’ve gotten stuck in our thinking where our resumes are concerned. Years ago, we’d go to a print shop and get a hundred copies of our resume printed.<p>We had to use the same version of our resume every time we applied for a job. I think I still have half the box of …

Employment

What a Year of Job Rejections Taught Me About Pitching Myself

After sending out hundreds of copies of my résumé to dozens of companies over the last year, I realized that I was getting nowhere because my approach was wrong.<p>I did everything I was taught to do: I created a list of the top 20 companies I wanted to work for, I customized my résumé for each …

Here's what Richard Branson, Tony Hsieh, and 21 other successful executives ask in every job interview

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many top execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate. Here are 23 of them.<p><i>This is an updated article originally written by Alison Griswold and</i> …

6 harmless lies that could help you ace your next job interview

But Peter Harris, editor-in-chief of online job board Workopolis, says "that's simply not realistic."<p>"There are definitely some lies that you will likely have to tell in order to get hired for a new job," he explains. "You certainly shouldn't lie about abilities that you don't really have. There's …

Your Elevator Pitch Needs an Elevator Pitch

Ah, the elevator pitch. A favorite tool of the networking masses. A rite of passage of sorts. You’ve heard the scenario: you step into an elevator and go up one floor. The elevator doors open and in walks the client of your dreams. They start some small talk and ask, “What do you do?” and you’ve …

34 Most Asked Job Interview Questions and How To Answer Them

Employment

How to avoid the top six most common job interview mistakes

Negativity<p>Whether your last boss was a bullying dictator or you’re full of post-university angst, do not bring any negativity to the interview. When faced with the challenging prospect of discussing previous employment, graduates should be ready to add a positive spin on even the most reasonable of …

3 cover letter tips for people who haven't written one in forever

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article called "3 Editing Secrets That Will Make Your Cover Letter Even Better." To which a dear (and succinct and …

Be Ready When The Interviewer Asks 'Do You Have Any Questions?'

In a job interview, the ideal situation is the one where the interview is just a conversation and you can ask questions as they occur to you. A lot of employers don’t interview job-seekers that way, though. They are old-school. They have their interviewer go first and ask a bunch of questions from …

Employment

How to Show Trustworthiness in a Job Interview

Most advice about job interviews is about how to assess a candidate’s skills, if you’re the interviewer, and how to demonstrate your skills if you’re the candidate – so that you will come across as smart and motivated. And there, right out of the gate, we’ve got a problem. Because the most …

Five Interview Questions No One Has The Right To Ask

You have to be ready, because you’re going to hear obnoxious and intrusive questions on a job interview. You have to be ready to answer them, and that’s why I’ve supplied answers to each of our five disgusting job interview questions below. Before you read the answers, though, it’s important to …

Employment

Sublime Places to Visit in Italy

I was lucky enough to travel to Italy last month for a week of road tripping with<p>my fiancée. Based in <i>Lamole in Chianti</i> in Tuscany, we drove out to a number of sublimely beautiful destinations away from (well mostly) crowds of tourists.<p><b>Le Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera</b><p>Sunbathers enjoy the sun as the …

Another Stupid Interview Question: 'How Do Your Skills Fit This Role?'

- So Liz, I have another brainless job interview question for you to ponder.<p>What’s the question?<p>- It’s the one “How do your skills fit this role?”<p>Did you get that question on a job interview recently?<p>- Yep – last Thursday. The guy asked me “How do your skills fit this role?” and I had to answer …

Employment

Six common questions asked in a job interview

Job interviews can unnerve anyone especially if it is your first. Recruiters often ask some basic questions to an interview, which may seem easy, but …

Common Job Interview Questions and Tips on How to Answer - Page 2

MonkeyBusiness Images/PhotoSpin<p>This allows the interviewer to be at ease and develop a favorable impression of you.<p>Treat the interviewer like they …

The 50 most common job interview questions

That's especially true when it comes to interviewing for jobs.<p>The <i>very</i> best thing you can do is prepare. And the best way to prepare is to think about and rehearse (but not memorize!) responses to the questions you'll most likely be asked.<p>Not sure what those will be?<p>The online jobs and career …

Employment

How To Answer THOSE Interview Questions

There’s a certain number of questions that get asked by employers at every interview. These questions may seem cliche, but they are as important as …

What to say when an interviewer asks, ‘How much money do you want to make in your next job?’

One email we received said: <b>"I'm currently interviewing for a job and the hiring managers asked me how much money I'd be comfortable making. I wasn't sure how to answer this. Any advice?"</b><p>Salary discussions are never comfortable — but like it or not, they usually come up at some point in the …

What to Ask Before You Take a New Job

When you interview for a new position, much of the conversation focuses on you and how you’d fill the given role and meet the expected …

How To Answer the Question 'What's Your Greatest Accomplishment?'

I don’t hate the interview question “What’s your greatest accomplishment?” quite as much as I loathe the Big Three Brainless interview questions “Where do you see yourself in five years?”, “What’s your greatest weakness?” and “With all the talent candidates, why should we hire you?” but it’s not a …

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30 Questions To Ask In An Informational Interview

As my readers know, my son is in his first year at UCLA and hoping to land a summer internship in advertising. But he doesn’t know the first thing about what advertisers do day-to-day. Unfortunately neither do I. My husband worked as an art director at an ad agency in South Africa in the ‘80s, but …

Employment

Recruiters Nominate Their Favorite Behavioral Interview Questions | LinkedIn Talent Blog

When you have your first in person meeting with a candidate, you want to gather as much authentic information about them as possible in a short …

Employment