Tag: interview questions

How to Interview Your Interviewer

You’ve scheduled the interview. You’ve printed extra copies of your resume. You’ve researched the company’s site, and maybe even researched some employees on LinkedIn. But are you really prepared? For many people, interviews are intimidating. A life-changing opportunity is based on an hour or two of answering a stranger’s questions. At the […]

Ask an Interview Coach: How Can I Be More Compelling In Each Interview Round

The most competitive opportunities have multiple rounds of interviews, with 3 rounds being commonplace.  While the overarching objective throughout the process is to assess the mutual fit between job seeker and employer, each stage places a different emphasis on the traits the employer wants to analyze.  The earlier stages focus […]

How — And How Not — To Answer ‘What Did You Learn At Your Last Job?’

Interview enough people and it all becomes one big blur. But the interviews you remember years — or even decades — after the fact are memorable for carrying important lessons. I remember interviewing an applicant for a receptionist and recruiting assistant position. Candidates came in with years of experience. I […]