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Best answer to tell me about yourself interview question

"Can you tell me about yourself?" can be an overwhelming question.Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/flickr<p>"So, can you tell me about yourself?"<p>It's one of the most ubiquitous interview questions, and often one of the most difficult. With such a wide breadth of possible answers, …

Reinventing Performance Management

Performance management is broken. See how Deloitte overhauled its system in this 7-minute video slide deck. Download a customizable version in Subscriber Exclusives.

To Win the Civil War, Lincoln Had to Change His Leadership

FROM THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY<p>In our work with leaders, we see that great ones grow themselves and their organizations by deliberately working on three areas:<p>They wisely manage the <i>present,</i> anchoring in purpose and values.<br>• They selectively forget the <i>past,</i> letting go of old values, beliefs, and …

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

Ten simple rules to use statistics effectively - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Under growing pressure to report accurate findings as they interpret increasingly larger amounts of data, researchers are finding it more important …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

<i>This column is by Raad Ahmed, Founder & CEO at lawtrades</i><p>Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have …

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

These 6 negotiation rules can get you anything you want

As the executive vice president of development and acquisitions for the Trump Organization, as well as the founder and CEO of Ivanka Trump Collection, Ivanka Trump has had a lot of practice negotiating.<p>As she writes for Time's advice website, Motto, her success as a negotiator comes down to …

'I interviewed over 100 people at Goldman Sachs, and this was the biggest mistake job candidates made'

Brown, who has a bachelor's from Harvard University and an MBA from Columbia, spent a lot of time interviewing job candidates at Goldman, where she held various roles, including analyst, wealth adviser, and chief of staff. She was also part of the investment bank's Harvard recruiting team, she says.<p>…

How to get a management job

<b>Business Insider</b><p>Ask The Insider columnist Ashley Lutz answers all your work-related questions, including the awkward, sensitive, and real-world ones. Have a question? Email asktheinsider@businessinsider.com.<p><i>Dear Insider,</i><p><i>I'm a 31-year-old woman in the retail industry. I have been in an entry-level</i> …

28 surprising things that affect whether you get hired

Knowing that, most people take the process very seriously. They arrive to the interview on time, dress impeccably, and answer each question intelligently.<p>But as it turns out, there's more to it than just showing up and doing your best — there are dozens of small details that overtly or …

8 books every job seeker should read

Whether you're just starting out in your career or making a transition, odds are there's some part of the job search process that's at least a little mystifying.<p>From interviewing to negotiating your salary, there are a lot of factors at play when looking for a new job, and one mistake could put the …

9 things mentally strong people do every day

In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," psychotherapist Amy Morin writes that your genetics, personality, and life experiences all play a role in your mental strength.<p>Since we know what mentally strong people <i>don't</i> do, we asked Morin about the key habits they do follow.<p>Here are nine …

8 tips for your next video job interview

Since video interviews are typically faster, easier, and more cost-effective than an in-person meeting or long phone call, many companies are now using them to expedite the hiring process.<p>"Companies are implementing video interviews more and more, and people are actually getting hired faster now, …

A career expert shares her 3 must-reads that can help you succeed work

But career coach Celia Currin says reading the right books and articles can help significantly.<p>At a recent New York Women in Communications, Inc. event, Currin shared her three must-reads for anyone trying to move forward in their career.<p>"These are for anyone who's trying to build a long-lasting …

Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

In my ten years as an executive coach, I have never had someone raise his hand and declare that he needs to work on his emotional intelligence. Yet I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard from people that the one thing their colleague needs to work on is emotional intelligence. This is the …

iPhone tips, tricks, and hidden features you didn't know about

Apple<p>Even though we use our iPhones all day every day, there are still a handful of features that are relatively unknown.<p>Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu while others are hidden in plain sight.<p>Plus, there are a few things Siri can do for you that you may not know about.<p><i>(Note:</i> …

7 Rules for Job Interview Questions That Result in Great Hires

Some of the long-held ideas about how to conduct interviews are no longer accurate. For example, there’s no such thing as a surprise interview question anymore. With sites like Glassdoor.com, candidates can identify each of your likely interview questions and expected answers ahead of time. With …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Here's the productivity formula one Wharton professor uses to outwork almost everyone in his field

In 2009, 27-year-old behavioral scientist Adam Grant became an associate professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.<p>Within two years, he became the youngest professor to receive tenure at the school; within five years, he became the school's youngest full professor with …

A Harvard psychologist says there's one factor that defines success in a job interview

It was her chance to finally give her "elevator pitch" — a 90-second summary of her research program and goals that could help her land a job at a prestigious academic institution.<p>Sure enough, she soon found herself in an elevator with three prominent psychologists in her field, and one of them …

Here's what hiring managers really want to know when they ask, 'Where do you see yourself in 5 years?'

It may not seem like a tricky question, but your response to "Where do you see yourself in five years?" can make or break your interview.<p>According to David Wishon, chief recruiting officer at job-search site Happie:<p>The purpose of asking this common interview question is to understand whether a …

Employment

The only 6 things you need to bring to a job interview

Job interviews are stressful because so many factors are out of your control — like what the hiring manager will ask or whether your personality matches what they're looking for.<p>But there is one thing you <i>can</i> control that can make all the difference: How prepared you are.<p>Career experts and hiring …

What 11 successful people did for their first-ever jobs — and what they were paid

Everyone has to start somewhere.<p>From making paper deliveries to selling tuxedos, the first jobs these 11 successful people shared with Business Insider weren't always the most glamorous.<p>Read on to see where CEOs, bestselling authors, and self-made millionaires started, and how much their first jobs …

Researchers discovered 4 traits of high-performing executives

Researchers including Carucci, who is cofounder of the consulting firm Navalent, followed workers as they transitioned into executive roles, ultimately conducting more than 2,700 interviews.<p>They found that the very best leaders excelled in four key areas:<p>Carucci writes that some leaders have spent …

Bill Gates' mastery of this productivity technique fueled his massive success

It was February 1975 and Bill Gates, a Harvard sophomore who looked 15 years old at best, typed line after line of code that would become the software behind Microsoft, which would launch two months later.<p>Gates, his business partner Paul Allen, and a Harvard math student named Monte Davidoff spent …

A Stanford scientist says a simple psychological shift can make you more successful

As soon as I'd left the office or the bar, I'd burst into tears of frustration and silently chide myself for my incompetence.<p><i>How</i> could I be so stupid that I fumbled the "Why are you here?" question? <i>Why</i> would I bring up that story about my ex? <i>Obviously</i>, no one in their right mind would ever want to …

Facebook’s HR chief conducted a company-wide study to find its best managers — and 7 behaviors stood out

"The most important thing is that we choose managers who want to be managers," Lori Goler, Facebook's VP of people, told Business Insider.<p>Facebook is a strength-based organization, she said, and that means that leadership finds what employees excel at and place them in those roles. In order to …

13 interview questions you might have to answer if you want the 'best job in America'

The top ranking was based on Glassdoor's analysis of earning potential, career opportunities, and number of job openings. The median base pay was $116,840.<p>Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, Glassdoor's chief economist, explained the position's rise this way to Business Insider: "Since all companies have an …