Posts for "Interview"

Unveiling the Secret to Land a Job at RB

From Reckitt Benckiser
April 18, 2013 at 7:53 am
Hello everyone! I’m very excited to be sharing my RB journey with you. It all began in August 2012 when I joined the Sales and Marketing Graduate Programme. The Graduate Programme ... (more)

What to bring to an interview

From Fabulously Broke the City
April 17, 2013 at 1:00 am
Congratulations! You’ve scored a face-to-face interview after months of nailbiting and countless telephone interview screenings. So what should you do to ... (more)

‘Exploding’ Job Offer Can Blow Up in Your Face!

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
January 10, 2013 at 6:30 am
Editor’s Note: This blog is a modified excerpt from professional “headhunter” and bestselling job-hunting book author Skip Freeman’s next book in the “Headhunter” Hiring ... (more)

How To Prep For Your Big Job Interview

January 10, 2013 at 2:45 am
It may seem surprising, but candidates who don’t carefully prepare for a job interview, and thereby sabotage their chances of being hired often amaze hiring managers. Don’t ... (more)

Why Preparation Is Key In An Interview

January 9, 2013 at 1:15 am
To quote Shakespeare, “All the world’s a stage…” When you go to an interview, you’re networking your way into a company, or are even talking about your job search with ... (more)

Introducing The Promote Yourself Podcast: Episode 1

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
January 7, 2013 at 10:21 am
Welcome to the first episode of the Promote Yourself Podcast (Subscribe on iTunes). It will be a weekly show airing every Monday, giving you the best career advice, the latest ... (more)

Signs Your Interviewer Isn’t Going To Hire You

January 7, 2013 at 1:30 am
Interviews can be both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. On the one hand, you are thinking “Yes! Finally, someone wants to interview me!” And on the other hand, ... (more)


From The Career Closet
January 4, 2013 at 7:50 pm
By: Kathy Cady (Guest Post) After you’ve been interviewed for a job position you’ve been dying to get, the only thing left for you to do is to wait until the interviewer calls ... (more)

4 Expert Tips For ‘Never-Fail’ Negotiation

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
January 3, 2013 at 6:30 am
Editor’s Note: This blog is a modified excerpt from professional “headhunter” and bestselling job-hunting book author Skip Freeman’s next book in the “Headhunter” Hiring ... (more)

An Introvert’s Guide to Interview Success

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
January 1, 2013 at 2:30 pm
Interviews can be scary for any job seeker, but mix in an introverted personality type and they’re sure to warrant an inexplicable amount of stress and anxiety. In the current ... (more)

Understand Thank You Notes to Prevent a “No Thank You!”

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
December 29, 2012 at 4:00 pm
In today’s competitive job market, it is common sense to take the extra time to write a post interview “thank-you” note.  It not only shows you appreciated your prospective ... (more)

How To Dress For A Government Job Interview

December 26, 2012 at 2:15 am
Pursuing a career in government is not for everyone. Certain attributes and personality traits are common among those who seek to serve the public good through their vocation. ... (more)

How Being Paranoid Can Make You 100% Confident

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
December 23, 2012 at 2:30 pm
Would you like to be able to walk into any interview or important meeting and be 100% confident? If you answered “YES” to that question, this article is written for you… As ... (more)

Were They Just Messing With Me In My Interview?

December 22, 2012 at 3:30 am
Dear J.T. & Dale: I had an interview for a truck parts sales job. I met with three managers, and they agreed that they could use me for several positions, and discussed where ... (more)

Learning to Ask Questions Like a Contrarian

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
December 21, 2012 at 2:30 pm
Looking for the other side of the story may not always be easy or fashionable. However, sometimes looking for the other side of the story can lead to breakthroughs and insights ... (more)

5 Tips For An Admissions Interview

December 21, 2012 at 2:30 am
Applying to business schools takes significant time and effort; be sure that you are allocating your energies appropriately. Preparation for the interview goes a long way. Understanding ... (more)

How To Answer, ‘Have You Ever Been Fired?’

December 20, 2012 at 1:15 am
Job seekers often struggle with a termination. Take this example: “I’ve been working in the construction industry. Since the housing bust, business has dramatically declined. ... (more)

How To Answer Surprise Interview Questions

December 19, 2012 at 2:45 am
Many interviews, whether they are for jobs in IT or jobs in admin, will contain surprise interview questions. Normally, they will be questions about experience and motivation, ... (more)

5 Tips For Making The Best Impression In An Interview

December 18, 2012 at 2:45 am
An interview is not only meant to assess your skills, but also to assess your personality. Therefore, before you go for any job interview, it’s very advisable that you prepare ... (more)

Should I Play It Safe or Stand Out?

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
December 16, 2012 at 6:30 am
Job seekers have to make a decision, whether they recognize it or not. Do you play it safe or stand out and be one-of-a-kind? Advice tends to fall squarely into one category or ... (more)

How Do I Approach ‘Soft Skills’ In An Interview?

December 16, 2012 at 1:50 am
Dear J.T. & Dale: Here’s a question from the other side. My company expects to be expanding next year. I haven’t done much hiring lately and know so little; however, ... (more)

3 Tips For A Professional Business Lunch

December 14, 2012 at 11:17 am
Going on a business lunch with your prospective employer? There are high chances you’ll be in for that “job interview.” Presenting yourself as a professional is one ... (more)

Interview Questions For Veterinarians

December 14, 2012 at 1:45 am
You have it made, right? You’ve got an interview coming up for a veterinarian opening and you know that you are a fantastic veterinarian and can perform a routine vet exam in ... (more)

Is It OK To Follow Up With Interviewer Over Facebook?

December 13, 2012 at 2:30 am
After an interview, it’s very important to reach out to the employer. But is following up with your interviewer via Facebook a smart move? Each week, we choose one question ... (more)

Job Seekers: 4 Tips For Staying On The ‘Nice’ List

December 10, 2012 at 12:09 pm
With the holidays quickly approaching, there’s lots of talk about who has been naughty and who has been nice. It’s important for job seekers to stay on that nice list. Unfortunately, ... (more)