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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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A 90-Day Plan: The Key to Getting an Offer

March 26, 2014 Interviewing

Want to make a good impression during your interview with the hiring manager? Come in prepared to answer and ask thought-provoking questions. Want to make an...

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The 5 Questions that Will Impress Any Hiring Manager

February 26, 2014 Interviewing

 “Do you have any questions for me?” After successfully answering all the hiring manager’s questions about your past experiences and interest in the role, you’re...

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“WOW!” Hiring Managers: Answers to the Top 5 Interview Questions

February 5, 2014 Interviewing

Congratulations! You successfully made it past the HR screening. Now it’s time to meet with the person who will ultimately decide if you’re the right...

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Now You Can Explain Why You Got Laid Off Without Sabotaging Your Next Interview

January 17, 2013 Interviewing

Rumors are flying around that the editorial team at Thomson Reuters was laid-off this week, specifically those who scored lower than a four on their...

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Interview Tips: When to Share Personal Information to Land a Job

January 2, 2013 Interviewing

It’s NOT always inappropriate to discuss your personal life during a professional conversation — including during a formal interview, informational interview, or while networking. However,...

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Interview Tips: What to Write in a Post-Interview Thank You Note

October 3, 2012 Interviewing

There are benefits to not only emailing a thank you note following an interview but also to writing one (yes, with a pen and on...

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New Ways to Answer that Weakness Question

September 6, 2012 Interviewing

You hate answering that weakness question during a job interview however you have to come up with something good. Think about weaknesses that are either...

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Interview Tips: What questions to ask an interviewer?

August 6, 2012 Interviewing

You have to keep selling yourself even when the tables are turned during an interview and YOU are asked to crank out the questions. Here...

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Save a Weak Interview, Ask Targeted Questions

July 26, 2012 Interviewing

The best interviewees also mess up. However, it’s in those ever critical, final five minutes – when it’s their turn to ask questions – that...

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