Exit Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Though interviewing is most often seen as the entry point to employment, it is also an exit point. If you have ever resigned from a job, then you know exactly what I’m talking about. The dreaded exit interview. “Wait,” you murmur, confused. “The exit interview is clearly the very best part of…

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How To Address A Cover Letter (Step-By-Step Instructions)

By Mike Simpson Everything is set.  You have the skills, you’ve found the job and you are ready to apply. The only thing standing in your way is an ominously blank word document. The text cursor blinks relentlessly, mocking you. You, however, are not one to be taken down by the annoying persistence of blinking…

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Top 10 Teacher Interview Questions [Example Answers Included]

By Mike Simpson Being a teacher can be one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet…but getting those first jobs teaching can be a nerve-wracking experience. As a teacher, it’s up to you to pass on valuable skills to your students, but when it comes to learning how to nail that interview for your…

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Why Should We Hire You? – [3 Perfect Example Answers]

By Mike Simpson 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 employer asks you in the…

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How To Master the STAR Method For Interview Questions

By Mike Simpson Job interviews can be a stressful experience for job seekers, especially when faced with the dreaded behavioral-style interview. Not to worry! In this post, we are going to go over one of the best ways to answer behavioral questions, and that is by using the STAR Method. As we have learned in…

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Top 5 Skype Interview Tips (And The Mistakes To Avoid)

By Mike Simpson Prepping for the traditional job interview usually requires some pretty routine steps; make sure you’ve done your research, print out and bring along several clean copies of your resume, plan out your interview wardrobe, practice answering interview questions, and always bring along a pack of breath mints. But in today’s increasingly technological…

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How To Ask For A Raise (And Actually Get One!)

By Mike Simpson “I’m not getting paid enough to do this job!” Sound familiar? Of course it does, we’ve all said it…and yet, how many of us sit at our desks day after day, grumbling about pay, but don’t actually do anything about it? Well, no more! Today we’re going to teach you how to…

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How to Answer “What Motivates You?” (Sample Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson In order to get to the bottom of what motivates you, it’s important that you get a crash course in the specifics of motivation. Motivation is a powerful tool. It’s what we use to drive ourselves forward to complete tasks. It can come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from something physical (like…

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Top 3 Career Test (or Career Quiz) Guide for 2020

By Mike Simpson If you’ve found this article, there’s a pretty good chance that you are either unhappy with your career or that you feel like you don’t know what it is that you’re supposed to be doing. Enter the career test. What is a career test? Generally speaking, a career test is a multiple-choice test…

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How to Write A Letter of Recommendation (Format & Sample Included)

By Mike Simpson The best way to discuss your letter of recommendation is clearly by beginning with a little role playing (wink wink). Imagine you’re at a huge party. The room is filled with people you’ve never met and you’re standing awkwardly off to the side, unsure of what to do. You want to interact but…

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