Situational Interview Questions And Answers (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson 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? (Lol maybe not, but you catch…

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Interview Question: What is Your Greatest Weakness? (Example Answers)

By Mike Simpson 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 wrap up segment. The part of the interview where the…

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How To Ace A Second Interview (Questions & Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson 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 answer any question they throw at you. You walk…

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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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8 Phone Interview Tips That Will Land You A Second Interview

By Jeff Gillis Congratulations! Your resume is stellar, your application was impeccable, you’ve caught a potential employer’s attention and now they want to get to know you better. In years gone by that would have meant an in person interview but in today’s increasingly busy digital world, many preliminary and some final interviews are being…

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Tell Me About Yourself Interview Question (+ Example Answers)

By Jeff Gillis Talking about yourself should be the easiest thing to do. After all, who knows you better than… You? 🙂 But for some strange reason, nearly every interviewer can agree that giving a good answer to the question “Tell Me About Yourself” during a job interview can be one of the toughest and…

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How To Negotiate Salary During The Job Interview Process

By Mike Simpson Money…money…money…money…money. It makes the world go ‘round… it’s rumored to be the root of all evil… and if you listen to the old saying, it can’t buy you happiness. Hmm. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say whoever coined that phrase hasn’t had to face the struggle of…

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12 Ways You Can Zap Your Job Interview Nerves

By Mike Simpson OK, it’s “go time”.  You open the front door to the company you are about to interview with. The floor beneath your feet is cold and unforgiving, echoing your footsteps as you make your way down the unfamiliar hallway. Each ragged breath you draw in fills your lungs, causing your already pounding…

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15 Things You Never (Ever) Want to Hear During Your Job Interview

By Mike Simpson We’ve all been there… You’re firmly planted in your chair, chest puffed out as you rattle off perfect answers to any interview question the hiring manager throws at you… “This isn’t so bad!  I’m a shoe-in for this position,” you surely think as the taste of victory fills your mouth and visions…

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Job Interview Questions and Answers 101

By Mike Simpson “And now, for our feature presentation…” Normally these words would signal you to lean back in your movie theater chair, put on your 3D glasses and start shoveling buttery popcorn into your face for the next two-and-a-half-hours. But in this case, while your job interview does have the potential to be an Oscar-winning…

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