Posts In: Interviewing

Interview Insights | Key Question: What didn’t you enjoy about your last job?

April 30, 2015 Interviewing

What didn’t you enjoy about your last job? You likely have a laundry list of items; yet, it is in poor form to complain during...

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Interview Insights | Interview Question: What are your salary expectations?

What are your salary expectations? There are a few great ways to approach this question as well as lame ones. The best way to tackle...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: Why don’t we start with you asking me questions. [Template & Sample]

April 13, 2015 Interviewing

Interview question: Why don’t we start with you asking me questions. Typically interviews begin with a broad description of the role that you are gunning...

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Don’t Know What to Ask Human Resources Professionals? – 5 Killer Questions to Ace Screening Interviews

April 11, 2015 Interviewing

Don’t waste another shot to land a needle-in-the-haystack job that is in your salary range, offers the growth opportunity that you’ve been looking for, where...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What role will you play on the team? [Template & Sample]

April 8, 2015 Interviewing

Interview question: What role will you play on the team? This question comes from a recent client engagement. The goal was to uncover my client’s...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What is your brand? [Template & Sample]

April 1, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What is your brand? Last week was surprising. I had a debriefing session with a client who has his eyes on an opportunity...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: How would you create a welcoming environment? [Template & Sample]

March 26, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: How would you create a welcoming environment for diverse populations? I am coaching a former attorney, with extensive relevant experiences, who wants to...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What are your career goals? [Template & Sample]

March 18, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What are your career goals? This question tries to uncover a few things: We want to know whether this job is the right...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: Do you enjoy working in a structured environment? [Template & Sample]

March 13, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: As a creative professional, can you thrive while working for a client with lots of rules and restrictions? This question comes from a...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What has been your biggest accomplishment? [Template & Sample]

March 3, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What has been your biggest accomplishment? The truth is that my children are my biggest accomplishments. This certainly resonates with the hundreds of...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: Tell us about your leadership style.

January 23, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question:  “Tell us about your leadership style and how you inspire teams to perform at their best.” This question comes from one of my...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: “What are you looking to do?”

January 22, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What are you looking to do at this point in your career? Sometimes this question comes right out of the gate during an...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: “What questions do you have for me?”

January 21, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What questions can I answer for you? This question touches upon my biggest pet peeve. So much of what I help job candidates...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: “Can you explain the gap in your resume?”

January 20, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: Why did you take time off during your career? My clients have a minimum of ten years of rich experiences. It’s hard for...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: “Why do you want to work here?”

January 19, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: Why are you interested in working for this company? When you are asked this question, it absolutely behooves you to carefully think through your...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: “Why are you leaving your current role?”

January 14, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: Why are you leaving your current role? It’s easy to complicate your response to this question. It puts you in an uncomfortable situation. If...

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How to Prepare for a Job Interview in a Coffee Shop

December 29, 2014 Interviewing

Those of us who have been through the job hunting process know that the nearby Starbucks is more than a place to grab a coffee;...

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Have an interview coming up? Start here

December 16, 2014 Interviewing

I wrote an interview preparation guide for you, the executive who rarely has had to go through a formal interview process because in the past,...

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The Weakness Question — 20 Ways Interviewers Will Ask About Your Flaws

November 10, 2014 Interviewing

It’s the question that everyone dreads — “What’s Your Greatest Weakness?” But what if the interviewer never mentions the word, “weakness?” There are numerous methods...

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Have an Interview Coming Up? Tips for Prepping with a Partner

September 29, 2014 Interviewing

We all get nervous before a big interview! Your hands turn clammy, your heart starts thudding and the thoughts in your mind are going a...

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