Tag: interviews

10 Toughest Job Interview Questions — And How to Answer Successfully

We’ve all been there—pleased that an interview was going really well until the interviewer threw out a real doozy of a question that you just don’t know how to answer. But you don’t have to panic. We asked career coach Hallie Crawford to give us advice on how to answer […]

Stop Rambling! How to Tell a Concise, Compelling Career Story in an Interview

When I first heard I had scored an interview with Glassdoor, I was thrilled. I wasted no time practicing for the interview, and it’s a good thing too, considering that my first few practice rounds were a wreck. There were so many different points I wanted to touch on — […]

How to Address Being Fired or Laid Off in Your Next Interview

Most of us seek out to build longevity when accepting a new position, with the hopes of sustaining long-term employment within the same organization. However, these aspirations can often conflict with the realities of the current job market. When it’s our choice to leave an organization, discussing the terms of […]

The Quickest and Easiest Way To Feel Calm and Confident During a Job Interview

You get nervous in interviews, and you know that it’s normal, but you wish you could just go in and not have to worry about whether they like you or not. You want to just give your answers and be confident that things will work out in your favour. Interviews […]

Top 6 Mistakes Made by Overeager Candidates — and How to Fix Them

As in romantic relationships, hiring managers avoid an over-eager suitor. You know the type — after one date or one conversation, they’re calling, texting and wanting to see you every day in a constant attempt to convince you that they’re “the one.” Unfortunately, this only has the opposite effect. Desperation […]

Job Seekers Are ‘Ghosting’ Employer & Recruiters —What Gives?

Hear the word “ghosted,” and you probably think back to a particularly uncomfortable date in which you ended up alone, waiting for an admirer who never showed up. But it turns out getting ghosted isn’t just reserved for the dating world—it’s happening at workplaces too.   Companies across the U.S. […]

Good Negative Qualities to Say During an Interview

You’ve got an interview at an awesome company, and you’re eagerly waiting to tell them why you’re so excited about working with them. During the interview, you answer all of the questions from the hiring manager with ease. “What do you consider your biggest negative quality?” What? Negative qualities? How […]

4 “Fun” Interview Situations You Might Face (and How to Navigate Each One)

After a few rounds on the job interview circuit, you have a decent idea of what to expect—but then the company emails you to tell you your interview will be over drinks or lunch. How do you navigate this kind of meeting? Here’s how to approach four common scenarios. Read […]

9 Common Interview Questions (And How To Answer Them Like a Pro)

Let’s admit it, we’ve all laid awake the night before an interview frantically trying to read the employer’s mind. With the number of job applicants who are actively seeking on the rise, being prepared to answer these questions has never been more important. You’ve taken the first step and landed […]