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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How to Answer “What Are Your Hobbies and Interests?” (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson What are your hobbies and interests? Seems like a strange question for an interview, right? After all, what do your hobbies and interest have to do with your career? Well, they can actually have a lot to do with it, depending on what they are. So, are you ready to learn more…

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Virtual Job Shadowing (Step-By-Guide)

By Mike Simpson Virtual job shadowing is a fairly new creation, at least when it comes to the mainstream. Ultimately, the pandemic has changed a lot about how people work and live, including how we learn about career options and further ourselves professionally. With virtual job shadow opportunities, you can experience a day in the…

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How to Introduce Yourself in a Job Interview (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson One of the most oddly challenging parts of meeting with a hiring manager is figuring out how to introduce yourself in an interview. After all, the hiring manager has your resume. Don’t they already know a bit who you are and what you have to offer? Why do you need to tell…

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Job Interview Preparation: Using the Mock Interview (Questions Included)

By Mike Simpson Did you know that you may only have 27 seconds to make a great first impression during your interview? It’s true. Hiring managers start sizing you up quickly, so seizing every advantage to get your interview right is a must. That’s where a mock interview comes in. With a mock interview, you…

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