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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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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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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What Are Your Salary Expectations? (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson What are your salary expectations? It’s one of the most challenging interview questions to answer. Not only does it put you on the spot, but it also serves as a starting point for salary negotiations. If you don’t get this one just right, you might end up making less than you could…

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How to Negotiate Salary in 2021

By Mike Simpson Most professionals understanding that knowing how to negotiate salary is crucial. If you can negotiate successfully, you aren’t just boosting your pay today; you’re increasing your overall earnings potential for the rest of your life. Wow, right? Even knowing how powerful talking about pay during the job search process can be, only…

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List of Strengths and Weaknesses for Job Seekers in 2021

By Mike Simpson “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” is probably one of the scariest interview questions on the planet. Why? Because you essentially have to walk a tightrope to nail it. One, you have to come across as genuine. That means no canned replies or a bunch of cliches that the hiring manager won’t…

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How to Write a Thank You Email Subject Line (Examples Included)

By Jeff Gillis Many job seekers understand the power of a well-crafted thank you email after an interview. However, a surprising number overlook one important detail: the thank you email subject line. Email subject lines are a critical part of the equation. They let the recipient know what to expect if they open your email.…

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Top 27 McDonald’s Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson In many ways, answering McDonald’s interview questions can feel like a rite of passage. After all, one-in-eight workers in the United States worked for McDonald’s at some point in their lives. McDonald’s isn’t just a household name; it’s a major employer. In the United States alone, there are nearly 14,000 locations, employing…

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Top 25 College Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Ah, college interview questions. For many aspiring college students, the idea of participating in a college interview is, in a word, terrifying. Like a job interview, this meeting may determine whether you get into your first-choice school. Cue the anxiety, right? Well, that may not be necessary. First, yes, it’s true that…

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