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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How to Master the Open Interview (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Open interviews can be tricky beasts. Unlike traditional approaches, you don’t submit a resume in advance and then get a set appointment to discuss why you’re a great candidate for a job. No sirree. Instead, you simply march on in, tackle the application, and hop right into the interview. Intense, right? Mastering…

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How to Explain Gaps in Your Employment – Interview Question (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson How to explain gaps in employment; it’s something that plagues a lot of job seekers. Many professionals end up taking time away from the workforce. Sometimes, it’s because they had to step away. At times, leaving wasn’t exactly voluntary. Regardless of the reason, having the right employment gap explanation at the ready…

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What to Wear To An Interview In 2021

By Mike Simpson What to wear to an interview; it seems like such a simple thing on the surface. After all, you’ve probably heard a ton of advice, like the classic, “Dress for the job you want” or to aim one-level above what you’d you have to wear in the position. Easy, right? Well, no.…

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Top 35 HR Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Ah, HR interview questions. You may think that, if anyone should have the interview process down, it’s human resources professionals. Sure, they may have more exposure than anyone else. After all, interviewing is a common part of the human resources job description. However, that doesn’t mean HR professionals should spend time preparing.…

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How to Decline a Job Offer (Step-By-Step Guide + Email Templates)

By Mike Simpson You’ve done it. You navigated the hiring process like a boss, impressing with your resume, answering the job interview questions with ease, and really standing out in the eyes of the hiring manager. You’ve got a job offer in front of you. There’s just one problem; you don’t actually want the position.…

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Top 20 Tough Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Have you ever faced off against an interview question that stopped you dead in your tracks? You know you heard the hiring manager ask it. But after that, your mind starts reeling, and you can’t figure out how to begin. That’s usually what it feels like to get hit with genuinely tough…

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