Author Archives: Mike Simpson

What Are Your Strengths (and Weaknesses)? – Example Answers Included

By Mike Simpson Please share this article by clicking one of the buttons below: Have you ever played chess?  How about the board game Risk?   What do both of these games have in common?  They’re both strategy games that have a way of bringing out your strengths and weaknesses.   They also require you to…

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16 Job Interview Tips and Hacks That Are Genius!

By Jeff Gillis Please share this article by clicking the buttons below: EVERYONE who has a job interview coming up is anxious to get the real job interview tips that will put them over the top and allow them to be the best candidate in the eyes of the hiring manager. I’m sure you are…

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10 Good Reasons For Leaving A Job

By Mike Simpson Please share this article by clicking one of the buttons below: In life they say all good things (and bad things) must come to an end…and in the job market, that can ring especially true. Are you in a job that you plan on leaving? Have you already left and are actively…

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Skills To Put On A Resume

By Jeff Gillis Please share this article by clicking the buttons below:   When somebody says the word “skills” to you, what immediately comes to mind? For most people, the answer is “things I am good at“. Typing.  Woodworking.  Public speaking…  Cartwheels. Yes, all of the things listed above can be considered skills, but when…

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Situational Interview Questions And Answers (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Please share this article!   When I say the words “Role Playing,” what are the first images that pop into your mind? I bet you you’re thinking about teenage boys crowded around a table tossing multi-sided dice and saying things like “My mage can kick your troll’s butt any day. “ Right?…

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What is Your Greatest Weakness? Answers (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Please share this article by clicking the buttons below:   Let’s pretend you’re in an interview and as far as you can tell, it’s going great. You’ve got your resume up to snuff, your handshake was firm, you’ve nailed every question they’ve thrown at you with laser like precision…and now it’s the…

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How To Prepare For A Second Interview (Questions & Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Please share this article by clicking the buttons below:   Ahh, the first interview. Such a magical moment in time. You, terrified, trying so hard to be everything you know you need to be. You’re on time (which is actually a touch early!), you’re prepared, you’re dressed to impress and you’re ready to…

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“Why Should We Hire You?” Answers (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Please share this article!   You’re funny. You’re smart. You’re a hard worker. You’re a multi-lingual, multi-talented, able to juggle-ten-things-at-one-time, never-gets-tired, won’t-back-down-from-a-challenge, outside of the box thinker who is ready to tackle the world. When it comes down to it, you’re the best person you know. So why is it when an…

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How To Make A Resume 101 (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Please share this article by clicking the buttons below: If you are reading this article, I think it is safe to say that we can call you a “job seeker”, correct? But what kind of job seeker are you? Are you looking for a change of pace from your everyday job? Are…

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7 Ways to Prepare Yourself for a Background Check Before Your Interview

Guest Post By Michael Klazema Don’t spend all of your time preparing for the interview and not even spare a thought for the background check. There are ways to prepare for an employment background check, and each one of them can improve your hiring chances considerably. The job search period can be an incredibly busy…

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