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12 Surprising interview tips

Forbes
Author: Jon Youshaei

Before your interview ends, ask this one last question: “Have I said anything in this interview or given you any other reason to doubt that I am a good fit for the role?”

“It’s bold, but if delivered honestly, it displays true desire and confidence,” Luke said. “I’ve been commended for that specific question in interviews with Google, YouTube, BCG, Deloitte, Twitter, and Spredfast. In one situation, the interviewer actually said yes and gave me the chance to clarify something that would have otherwise lost me an offer.”

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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.

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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. 

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What to say in a thank you card besides 'thank you'

Careerealism
Author: Rosa Elizabeth Vargas

Here are a few things you can do to take advantage of the follow-up (thank you) opportunity. Remember, now you have “insider” information you didn’t have prior to the interview – don’t waste it.

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5 Steps to present your best self during an interview

Careerealism
Author: Kim O'Neill

Preparing for an interview is crucial to ensuring that you come across as a competent, potential employee. This requires you, the applicant, the interviewee, to know yourself first. Here are some simple steps every job seeker should take before each interview to ensure they present their best self in the most confident way.

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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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How to overcome your interview anxiety

Careerealism
Author: Karen Rehn

You’re familiar with the feeling. Your palms start sweating, you start to shake and for some reason, your mind goes completely blank. Sounds like a dreaded case of interview jitters! Nerves can bring even the most professional candidate to their knees, impeding their chances of securing the job, even if they’re the most qualified. If you know that you’re prone to nerves, make sure you take the necessary steps to control them; before you step into the interview room, not after. Here are a few helpful tips.

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Phone interviews: How to put your best voice forward

Careerealism
Author: Don Goodman

Today, more and more employers are conducting phone interviews before inviting job candidates to an in-person meeting. As a job applicant, there are benefits and disadvantages to a phone interview. Take the tips offered here to help put your best voice forward and further advance on an opportunity to a job offer.

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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. 

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