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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15 Leadership Examples for Job Interviews

By Jeff Gillis Hiring managers are always on the hunt for one thing: leaders. Whether the job is a leadership position or not, leadership skills are insanely valuable. How do hiring managers assess your abilities? By asking for leadership examples, of course. The trick is, many job seekers aren’t sure what on Earth they should…

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“Sell Me This Pen” Interview Question (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Sell me this pen; it’s one of the trickiest interview questions around. And if your one of the 5.7 million professional salespeople in the United States, there’s a decent chance you’ll encounter it at some point during your career. Now, this question isn’t difficult because it’s unconventional. After all, this question made…

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Why Are You Interested in This Position? (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Why are you interested in this position? For being such a simple question, it can be surprisingly hard to answer well. Sure, you could say that you need a paycheck, so you thought you’d give this job a whirl. But is that a good idea? Probably not. As a candidate, you want…

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Top 25 Residency Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson After tackling medical school, you’ll face a new challenge; landing a residency. And how do you get one? That’s right; by squaring off against those dastardly residency interview questions and nailing your answers, that’s how. Standing out from the crowd isn’t always easy. In 2019, there were 38,376 applicants in the National…

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