What Does Business Casual Attire Mean?

By Jeff Gillis When employees hear that a workplace allows business casual attire, they often assume that the dress code is pretty lax. In reality, business casual does involve some rules. Getting your business casual outfits right is essential if you’re going to impress on the job. But how do you do that if you…

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“What Areas Need Improvement?” (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Few questions strike fear into the hearts of job seekers like “What areas need improvement?” Like “What is your greatest weakness?” the areas of improvement question expects you to talk about shortcomings. And, well, that’s never easy. Luckily, there are ways to navigate this usually uncomfortable question with skill and poise. If…

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“Tell Me About a Time You Failed” (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Tell me about a time you failed; it’s one of the scariest interview questions around. After all, no one likes to talk about times they made mistakes or where things went wrong. It just isn’t a good time. The thing is, that doesn’t mean you can avoid it. “Tell me about a…

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20 Signs You Will Get the Job After an Interview

By Mike Simpson Wrapping up an interview is exciting, but it’s also a bit nerve-wracking. After all, you won’t know how the hiring manager felt about your performance until you get the call, right? Not necessarily. In some cases, there are signs you will get the job after an interview. Now, you won’t know anything…

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10 Signs You Didn’t Get the Job After an Interview

By Mike Simpson Let’s face facts; company hiring processes are usually a bit mysterious. Candidates may not know whether they’ll get a job offer for days or weeks after meeting with a hiring manager. Well, at least not officially. Unofficially, there can be signs you didn’t get the job after an interview. By knowing the…

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How to Answer “Walk Me Through Your Resume” (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson When it comes to weird interview moments, being asked to “walk me through your resume” is usually a big one. Why? Because you’re going over information the hiring manager usually has right in front of them. Additionally, offering a great answer can be surprisingly challenging. After all, there is a lot of…

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“What Does Customer Service Mean to You?” (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson If you’re applying for a customer service representative job, there’s a ridiculously good chance the hiring manager is going to ask you, “What does customer service mean to you?” Yes, it may seem like a weird question. After all, don’t they know what customer service is all about? The thing is, this…

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How to Answer “What Is Your Greatest Accomplishment?” (Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson When the hiring manager asks you, “What is your greatest accomplishment?” it’s essentially an open invitation to toot your own horn. Chances like that don’t come up often, which is why you need to seize this one with both hands. But you also need to make sure you handle the question the…

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Salary History: What to Do When You’re Asked for It

By Mike Simpson When it comes to uncomfortable interview questions, it’s hard to beat anything that asks about salary history. Usually, talking about pay is a bit taboo. Add to that the fact that prospective employers might try to use it against you, and the situation can feel a whole lot worse. It’s normal for…

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Top 15 System Administrator Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Overall, there are around 374,000 system administrators in the United States today. If you want to join their ranks or move up into a better position, there’s one thing you’ll have to do: face off against system administrator interview questions. Does that mean you should panic? Of course not. We’ve got your…

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