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Interview Insights | Key Question: What didn’t you enjoy about your former bosses or managers?

May 4, 2015 Interviewing

What didn’t you enjoy about your former bosses or managers? Make sure to do extensive research on your new boss in anticipation of having to...

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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

Oh, the awful, painful, repulsive HR screening interview. Grab my 24-hour interview guide to get the job. Root canals are more fun than screening interviews...

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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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