Tag: interviews

5 Criteria for Hiring a Great Manager

It speaks well of a professional culture when staff at various levels interview incoming leaders. It suggests a spirit of collaboration among the ranks. Don Raskin, Senior Partner at MME, advertising and marketing agency, and author of The Dirty Little Secrets of Getting Your Dream Job points out, “If an […]

10 Questions to Ask in Your Next Job Interview to Avoid (Another) Toxic Boss

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re finally getting out of an unhealthy work environment. Good for you! That said, you certainly don’t want to make the same mistake again and end up working under someone who’s just as bad (or worse) than your last manager. Read Complete Article

4 Types of Awful Resumes That Squelch Your Interview Prospects

  Awful resumes really fluster me. I feel pain when I see a bad resume, and that pain grows when I learn how someone has been suffering in their job search. I am going to share with you four bad resume types I saw recently… let me know if any […]

How to Ace your Competency Based Interviews

by guest author, Ed Mellett, an entrepreneur, careers professional and founder of practicereasoningtests.com. Do you know what competency based interviews are? Gone are the days when an interview was held between a business manager and the applicant with a set of relatively straightforward questions. Recruiters are now using many advanced […]

4 Things You Should Never Ask While Being Interviewed

Congratulations — you’ve made it to the interview stage of the job application process, which means the company that’s invited you in clearly thinks you’re a viable candidate. Now all you need to do is rock that conversation and convince that business to extend an offer. In the course of that interview, […]

Under-Qualified? Here’s How to Snag an Interview Anyway

Your dream job has finally appeared in a job search. But even though it’s right there, all but begging you to apply, you stop short of submitting your resume. Why? You’re not qualified. Whether the job posting requires years of experience you lack or a specific skill you haven’t yet […]

4 keys to a successful mock interview

One of my clients told me recently that the mock interview I conducted with her was the best experience she’s had preparing for interviews to date. This was after a session where I reviewed her performance with constructive criticism, at times brutal honesty. I understood my client’s sentiment, because I […]