Career Development

What a First Date Can Teach You About Landing the Perfect Job

How you portray yourself on a date has a striking resemblance to your success in a job interview.<p>Both require making good first impressions and establishing a solid relationship. Use your social experience to prepare for your next professional opportunity. Here's how to use your dating expertise to …

Body Language

32 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

It's important to remember that every interview is a two-way street.<p>You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you, because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any …

Job Interviews

I've been perfecting résumés for 15 years — here's the best advice I can give

What makes a good résumé? I've written this simple eight-minute guide to walk you through the steps. It'll take you eight minutes to read, probably an hour or two to do, and provide years of benefit in reducing your résumé anxiety.<p>My recommendations below are for a professional with 10-25 years …

Employment

How to Skillfully Answer 'What Is Your Desired Salary?' in a Job Interview

They'll do everything in their power to get you to reveal your desired salary, butno number should come out of your mouth.<p><i>In an interview, how do you answer "What is your desired salary?" without either seeming too cheap to be happy or too expensive to get the job? originally appeared on Quora -</i> …

Business

Here's How to Prepare and Ace Your Next Job Interview - The Careers Blog | Hiring Journal

<b>Posted by:</b><p>Annet Herges<p><b>Posted on:</b><p><b>Posted in:</b> Interviews Tips<p>Font size: + –<p>Subscribe<p>Report<p>Print<p>Facing the one in charge behind the desk can be a …

Employment

Tech industry female friendly?

By Taaliah Nazar<p>While there's been an increase in the number of women choosing a career within the technology industry they are still vastly …

Women's News

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

When you're in the hot seat, there's a good chance that your interviewer will turn the tables at some point and ask, "Do <i>you</i> have any questions for <i>me</i>?"<p>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 …

Employment

15 terrible conversation starters you should avoid in a job interview

The small talk you make with your interviewer can be tricky to get right.<p>On the one hand, research suggests that building rapport with your interviewers before getting into the nitty-gritty details of the job can give you an edge over other candidates.<p>But on the other, it's so easy to flub and …

Employment

Promoting the Benefits of Science-Based Careers

U.S. Corporations Look to Cultivate High Performers<p>by Joe Mullich<p>Nearly 40 percent of the top high-school science students in the U.S. have little interest in pursuing science careers — despite the fact that they enjoy science more than top students in most other countries.<p>The Organisation for …

Education

The 5 hardest job interview questions — and how to answer them

Job interviews can be distressing enough, but how do you respond to a question that takes you off-guard and could possibly derail your path to …

Employment

Your Career Will Not Follow a Fixed Path, So Don't Make That Part of Your Plan

The biggest mistake people make when they actively try to develop their career is to focus on a developing a career path for themselves to follow.<p><i>What are key mistakes people make when trying to actively develop their career? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge,</i> …

Success

A 28-year-old CEO named to Forbes 30 Under 30 shares his favorite question to ask in a job interview

You're more likely to hear James Shani's favorite question around a campfire than in a job interview.<p>Shani, CEO of Los Angeles-based digital content company Madison+Vine, who was named to Forbes' 2017 30 Under 30, likes to ask prospective employees an unusual question during interviews:<p>"One of my …

Job Interviews

Getting Interviews, But No Offers? This Could Be Why

Dear Liz,<p>I’m frustrated because I can get job interviews, but I can’t get a job.<p>So far I’ve been told “You interview very well” several times but I haven’t received a job offer yet. I don’t always make it to the second round of interviews, either.<p>I asked a friend of my husband’s who is an HR person …

Employment

22 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Ask

Gone are the days of having to field 101 technical questions in accounting interviews with the Big 4 (Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and PwC). Today, it's all …

Employment

ELL Beginners Jobs & Careers Project With Hand-Out & Videos

My ELL Beginners class is finishing up our unit and jobs and careers with a simple research project on careers of their choice.<p>They write three …

Education Technology

This Is How to Answer the Most Common Job Interview Questions

Have a job interview coming up? Congrats! Your application has made through to the very top of the pile. Now you just need to keep things from turning into a hiring manager’s bad interview story. They typically follow a formulaic question outline, so make sure you stay on track by familiarizing …

Employment

Guidelines for Your First Job Interview - Do’s and Dont's

After your college has bade you farewell and you’ve said your last goodbyes to all your friends and teachers, in the hope of making them proud, you …

Employment

What Are Different Types of Questioning Techniques?

Why are questions asked?<p>Questioning is a natural behaviour and it starts from a very early age when we are children and continues till the end. We …

Here's what actually matters in a job interview

Making a connection with potential employers is far more important than answering their questions pitch-perfectly, according to a Google …

Employment

Asking the right questions on user research, interviews and testing

Interviewing users is an art — whether you are running usability testing, focus groups, ethnographic research or whatnot. Here are some good …

UX Design

Mothers and daughters on: The truth about careers and 'having it all'

In the lead up to Mother’s Day, this series of videos from Telegraph Women asks a variety of mothers and daughters for their opinions on a range of topics including money, careers, beauty and body image, cosmetic surgery and more.<p>In the video above, the pairs discuss their attitudes towards work …

Mother's Day

Why former Wall Streeters find new careers as fashion founders

For financial analysts slogging away for long hours, an escape plan becomes enticing; entrepreneurship looks like a seductive dive into uncertainty …

Wall Street

10 Mistakes Most People Make During a Job Interview (and What to Do Instead)

Learn how to showcase your talents, get the job, and feel more confident<p>Interviewing well is a vital component to a successful career and an art that few master. Most people get nervous when they have to face a panel of experts--higher powers--that decide whether or not you have what it takes to …

Body Language

Smart People Don't Answer Questions At Once, They Follow These Steps First

Many of us think that the faster we respond, the smarter we sound.But have you regretted saying the wrong things and you wish you didn’t say it so …

Employment

10 CV Mistakes That Put Employers Off Your Candidate

If your candidate is applying for new opportunities, you need to see off their competition and show that they are the best person for the job. This …

Employment

5 Questions To Avoid Asking On A Job Interview—Unless You Rephrase Them Like This | Fast Company

By Don Raskin03.16.17 | 5:00 am<p>You’re in the middle of a job interview, and after running through your qualifications, now it’s your turn to ask the interviewer about the position. You’ve come prepared. Without hesitation, you launch into a series of questions that you think are well thought-out. …

Employment

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 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 …

Body Language

Unless You Have the Will, There's No Way You'll Get the Job

Hiring managers instinctively sniff out people who apply for jobs without actually having the willingness to do the job.<p><i>What's something you know about career development that most people who work in career development do not know? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share</i> …

Business

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 …

Employment

Preparing for an Architecture Job Interview

Congratulations! You just received that expected email informing when (and/or where) you are getting an interview which means you passed the first …

Employment