What Is Your Desired Salary? (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson What is your desired salary? It’s probably one of the most uncomfortable questions you’ll face during an interview. After all, talking about money is hard, more so when you’re put on the spot. Plus, your answer is likely to serve as a starting point for salary negotiations. Aim too low, and you…

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How to Write a Resume Profile (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Let’s face facts; looking for a job isn’t easy. As a candidate, you’re trying to find ways to stand out from the pack. You also need to ensure that the hiring manager can see at a quick glance that you’re the perfect candidate for the role. How can you pull that off?…

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Top 25 Engineering Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Getting a call from the hiring manager is exciting. It’s a big ego boost to hear that they loved your resume and want to meet you. But it also means that you’re about to face off against tough engineering interview questions and answers, and that can be scary. Luckily, you’re taking an…

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Top 30 Funny Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Every now and then, hiring managers like to throw candidates some curveballs by asking funny interview questions. While weird questions might seem like a waste of time, they really aren’t. In fact, they can reveal a lot more about you than you’d think. By nailing these funny questions, you can showcase your…

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Why Are You the Best Person for This Job? (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Why are you the best person for this job? It’s a dastardly interview question that can be surprisingly hard to nail. After all, you don’t want to come across like a braggart, but you do want to showcase why you’re awesome. That’s a fine line to tread. So, how do you tackle…

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Why Are You a Good Fit for This Job? (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson There you are, sitting across from the hiring manager, answering questions like a boss. Then, the hiring manager hits you with, “Why are you a good fit for this job?” Suddenly, you’re dumbfounded – and secretly hoping you didn’t just look at them like they spontaneously grew a third head. After all,…

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Top 20 Chick-fil-A Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson If you have your sights set on a Chick-fil-A job, there’s one thing you need to do: get ready for the Chick-fil-A interview questions. After all, Chick-fil-A is a culture-driven company. Its mission and values mean the company, at times, makes choices that other restaurants don’t, like closing every Sunday and putting…

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How to End a Cover Letter (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Did you know that 86 percent of executives think cover letters are valuable parts of an application? It’s true. That’s why making sure yours packs a punch is so important, including your cover letter closing. In many cases, candidates spend most of their time fretting about the main body paragraphs when writing…

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How to Cancel a Job Interview (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson You’ve done it. You created an amazing resume and cover letter, capturing the attention of the hiring manager and landing yourself a glorious interview. The only problem is, while you initially said “yes” to the meeting, now, you need to back out. Maybe you landed another job before the interview arrived, or…

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What Is an Apprenticeship? (And How To Get One!)

By Mike Simpson While many people have heard about apprenticeship programs, there’s also a lot of confusion and misinformation swirling around. Give or take, there are about 585,000 active apprentices in the United States spread across 23,000 registered programs. But if you don’t know anyone who has taken part, you probably have some questions. What…

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