Tag: Interviewing

7 Killer questions to ask at your next interview

The Muse
Author: Aja Frost

“If an applicant doesn’t have any questions for me, that’s a red flag,” explains Angela Smith, a recruiter. “I’m thinking that they either don’t care or can’t be bothered to do research about my company.” Almost as bad as not asking interview questions is asking one that could be answered by looking at the job description or company website. So what should you ask to impress the hiring manager and end the interview on a high note? We’re glad you asked.


5 Ways to make informational interviews less awkward

Informational interviews are awesome! They present a great opportunity to connect with new people, learn something new and just generally broaden your career horizons. But let’s face it, valuable or not, informational interviews can still be pretty uncomfortable. The person you’re speaking with probably assumes that you’re looking for a job, even if that’s not the case. 

Attend this webinar to learn how to make that conversation as comfortable and helpful as possible. 


22 Interview questions that'll get you the real inside scoop on company culture

The Muse
Author: Lindsay McGregor and Neel Doshi

You’ve spent months applying to jobs, and finally, you have an offer (or two). You’re ecstatic—as you should be!—but you can’t shake the recurring nightmare that, like too many of your friends, you’ll pick the job that sounds great but actually consists of answering emails until 2 AM every night.

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7 Ways to ace your next interview

Interviewing can be a stressful experience. Preparation is the key to calming your nerves and thriving in any interview. Get seven tips that will help you feel more prepared and confident when it comes time to interview for a new job. 


What's Holding Back Your Career Development? - Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis

Career challenges like reorganizations, layoffs, and a lack of personal fulfillment can feel like big bumps in the road, but instead of seeing them as obstacles, start to look for the opportunities. Personal career development is critical for resilience in the face of uncertainty and change. The authors, who train over 100,000 people a year in career development, have identified four common challenges that get in the way of people’s growth. They categorize them as when, who, what, and where challenges.


The 5 Best Career Anti-Resolutions You Need To Make In 2023 - Amy Blaschka

Happy New Year! Right now, many people are leaning into their New Year’s resolutions, specific things they resolve to do in 2023 to improve their careers. But the savviest professionals have created something else: career anti-resolutions. An anti-resolution is a steadfast commitment to stop doing something. And in terms of your career, plenty of unconscious behaviors and attitudes unknowingly hinder your progress and prevent your growth.

To combat those, here are the five best career anti-resolutions you need to make in 2023:


How Leaders Can Support and Embrace The Untapped Potential of Neurodiverse Talent - Nika White

When we think of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), we often think of race, gender, sexual orientation and physical disability. But what about mental and cognitive diversity? These days, more and more people are coming out as neurodiverse. An estimated 15-20% of people worldwide are neurodivergent and that could include folks in your workplace.


Job Rejection Doesn't Have to Sting - Marlo Lyons

When you apply for a job at your dream company, you’re hoping, maybe even praying, that you’ll be successful in the interview process and receive an offer. After all, it’s the company you’ve always wanted to work for. So when you don’t get an offer, it can feel devastating — but it doesn’t have to. Here’s why rejection happens and how you can learn from it to position yourself for success in future interviews.


These Overlooked interview Mistakes Are Costing You The Job - Adunola Adeshola

With tons of job interview advice out there on how to best prepare for an interview, it’s easy to think that simply practicing your responses in front of a mirror ahead of the interview will help you land the job.


20 Job Interview Red Flags You Shouldn't Ignore - Meg Guiseppi

You may have landed a job interview with a company you’re really interested in. Or it may be a company you’re just curious about.

Whatever the reason you’re going ahead with an interview, if you really want or need the job, you may have decided that, no matter what, you’ll take the job with them.

Remember that interviewing is a two-way street. You should be assessing them just as much as they assess you.


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