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Why Asking This 1 Question in a Job Interview Increases the Chances You Get Hired

Employers want you to ask this question. Here's why...<p>Anyone who has been on an interview knows there usually comes a point at the end of the meeting where the interviewer says to the interviewee, <i>"Do you have any questions?"</i> You may be wondering whether it's OK to ask some. Or if you should just …

Employment

Ask This 1 Question at Every Job Interview to Increase Your Chances of Being Hired

Use the power of consistency to improve your chances of landing that job offer.<p>Imagine it's zero hour and the administrative assistant calls you in for the job interview. It took you a long time to land this interview and you don't want to go home without the job.<p>The process of interviewing can be …

Job Interviews

Roman Catholic Church Beliefs

Compare the Beliefs of Catholicism and Protestantism<p>For the purpose of comparison, this resource looks at the main differences between the beliefs …

How to Handle Stress During a Job Interview

Have you ever felt incredibly stressed during a job interview? If so, you’re not alone. Most people say that interviewing for a job is an overwhelmingly stressful experience. Fortunately, you can come to terms with job interview stress by understanding that a certain amount of stress can actually</i> …

12 job interview tricks you can't afford to ignore

Some people are naturals at selling themselves during job interviews.<p>Others aren't.<p>Either way, there are certain tips and tricks that can instantly boost your performance during a job interview.<p>Here are 12 tricks that might be hard to master, but will take your interviewing experience to the next …

Employment

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

But it's not as simple as throwing out a bunch of random queries. The wrong questions could make you look unprepared, ignorant, or just plain foolish.<p>Your questions should be thoughtful, intelligent, and demonstrate that you are serious about the role and the company.<p>Here are nine questions to ask …

Employment

What to Do Throughout the Day to Keep Sitting From "Killing" You

We’ve all heard the bad news that sitting will kill you. That might be a slight exaggeration, and hey, we’re all going to die someday, after all. But …

How to Protect Yourself Online, With Former Black-Hat Hacker Hector Monsegur

This week on The Upgrade we talk with Hector Monsegur, Director of Assessment Services at Rhino Labs.<p>Hector Monsegur is a former black-hat hacker. …

Security

Your Resume Is a Waste of Time: 8 Better Ways to Get Hired for the Job You Want

Getting the job you want isn't easy, but nothing worthwhile ever is.<p>A friend of mine can't find a job. "I've worked hard on my resume," he says. "I've written a killer cover letter. I've applied for dozens of jobs and I haven't even gotten an interview, so clearly no one must be hiring."<p>Maybe …

Employment

Buying Your First Suit - Everything You Need To Know

There’s a lot that can go wrong when <b>buying your first suit</b>. We’ve taken the time to compile some simple rules to help you evolve for wearing Dad’s …

This Is the Most Common Interview Question, but Most People Are Giving the Wrong Answer

Most of you have been coached on how to answer this difficult question, but you can differentiate yourself by putting the coaching aside and giving an honest answer.<p>Through the years, I've been on both sides of the interviewing table. When I've been the interviewer, I wanted to find the best ways …

Consciousness

7 Simple Phrases That Make People Really Trust You

When it comes to business and life, trust is everything. Here's how to get more of it.<p>No matter how honest we may be in our interactions with others, there's always the possibility that people may misconstrue our words to mean otherwise. Certain key phrases that we say, sometimes even without us …

Leadership

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

Some of the most important skills in life are not taught in school. Here are 9 you won't want to miss out on.<p>The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your …

Self-improvement

17 Things You Should Leave Off Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Sometimes, all you get is one chance to appeal to companies you'd like to work at. Don't blow it.<p>As recruiting season swoops in, how we present ourselves to places we're applying to for a new job becomes more and more important. Sometimes, all you get is one chance--through your resume or your …

Employment

27 of the Toughest Interview Questions In the Job Market Right Now

Getting a great job at a great company isn’t easy, and that means their interview questions are going to be difficult. If you thought the usual …

Exactly What To Do While You Wait To Hear Back About A Job

Expert recruiters from Facebook, LinkedIn, and others weigh in on the right approach to following up after an interview.<p>When Joseph Waites* first applied for a new job in early November, he had no idea it would take over a month before he’d hear from anyone. After six weeks, an email arrived to …

Three Questions You Should Avoid Asking in a Job Interview

When I was a recruiter, I was asked a lot of smart questions that made me say, “Wow, this candidate is on top of her game.” But I also heard a lot …

Employment

How Not To Discuss Your Strengths And Weaknesses On Job Interviews

You don’t have to be perfect, you just have to be prepared.<p>As a job candidate, if you’re asked the question, “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” in an interview, it’s important to emphasize what you’re good at, and minimize—but be truthful about—what you’re not.<p>When it comes time to toot your …

How to check if your HP laptop battery is recalled

Battery recalls are no joke; check to see if your laptop is included in the HP's expanded recall.<p>In January, HP recalled more than 100,000 batteries that could overheat and catch fire.<p>Laptop models included in the recall include HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP Envy, Compaq Presario and HP Pavilion …

Seven Body Language Mistakes You Won't Want to Make In Your Next Interview

A job interview is your best chance to make a good impression on a future boss and team, and while it’s also a time for them to impress you, you want …

Body Language

12 Things That Can Really Influence What People Think of You

You will never get a second chance to make a first impression.<p>From the moment you walk into a room or meet someone one on one, you're being sized up and judged.<p>Some researchers speculate that the human brain is hardwired to judge so it can evaluate and interpret important information.<p>We often form …

Self-help

Pick a Side Hustle That Complements Your Career Goals

There are nearly limitless ways to make money in your spare time. If you want to get a better job, though, make sure that your side hustle is helping …

Employment

Five Questions to Ask in an Interview That Will Reveal a Lot About the Company

You’ve heard it a zillion times: “Remember, you’re interviewing them just as much as they’re interviewing you. Ask your own (good) questions to get a …

Employment