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These are the worst answers to ‘What’s your biggest weakness?’

What's your biggest weakness? Avoid these terrible answers. Instead, don't just play up your strengths, but think about how to discuss your failures.

Office Life

What would you say to these crazy interview questions?

Ladders decided to go out on the streets of New York City and see how people answer some of the weirder questions out there. If this were an actual job interview, we don't think any of these people would be hired.

Office Life

7 tips from an etiquette coach for nailing your job interview

Patricia Napier Fitzpatrick runs The Etiquette School of New York where she coaches her clients on everything from body language to table manners. Ladders spoke with Patricia about tips that can help improve your chances of nailing your next big job interview.


Four ways to succeed in panel interviews like a champion

Hold your ground.


Want to never get fired? Move to these countries with super-long job interviews

The longer it takes to get hired, the more likely it is you could get to stick around for a while.

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How to make the most of informational interviews

Make sure you bring value, too.


Here are 7 of the craziest interview questions

How you get to your answer is as important as what you say.


How to answer the 5 most important interview questions

Here are the perfect answers.


These interview questions make it harder for certain job candidates to succeed

These are problematic, at best.

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When the kid interviewing you says you’re too old

One of the things I was most surprised by when I got into the jobs business over a decade ago was the prevalence and practice of age discrimination in hiring right here in the USA.


4 ways to take the initiative after a terrible job interview

Reflect on it — just not for too long.


5 smart tips that will help you impress people in any video interview

Timing is everything.


10 ridiculously smart questions you should ask in a job interview

The last thing you want in a job interview to be is forgettable. Depending on the position you’re interviewing for, some of these questions might really make you stand apart.

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My single best tip for a job interview

When it gets to that part of the interview with your future boss where they ask, "well, do you have any questions for me?", say yes, and ask this.


Watch out for this disturbing new trend in job interviews

It's the hot new thing in job interviews: Testing whether candidates are willing to sacrifice everything — their home lives, their families — for the company.

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4 interview skills that will help you land your dream job

Positive thinking isn't enough.

The Job Search

This is the best way to talk about being fired in a job interview

You can make it better.


8 fascinating facts about job interviews in China

Pro tip: Avoid Ghost Month

Body Language

9 steps to the confident ‘hire me’ handshake

A good handshake tells people what kind of human you are.

The Job Search

5 secret signals that your interviewer likes you

You can guess how well you did.


8 mistakes smart people never make in job interviews

Human resources can be a tougher audience than your new boss.

Technology at Work

Job interviews over text message are your next work challenge

U ok, hun?

Levelling Up

How to write the perfect thank-you note after a job interview

Sending a thank-you note is not only good manners. It separates self-involved employees from future leaders. Here's how to do them right.


Five mind tricks to use for successful job interviews

You don't have to be nervous.

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Three clever ploys for dealing with dumb job interview questions

We’ve written about “The 12 Habits of Genuine People” at Ladders News, but what happens when your interviewer isn’t genuine?