Articles about Interview Tips


Caution! Don’t do any of these 4 things after a job interview

It's normal to feel a rollercoaster of emotions after a job interview, but there are certain things you just shouldn't do.


How to handle a rude interviewer

How do you handle a rude interviewer, and is it worth it to stay or time to leave?

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9 of the more ridiculous things job applicants have done in interviews

Hiring managers expose how candidates have crashed and burned their way out of a job through spectacular fashion choices and poorly timed self-disclosures.

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4 things to do when interviewing for a job that feels out of your league

It's been reported that compared to men, women don’t always go out on a limb by applying for positions even though they don’t meet all the requirements as frequently, but you don't have to let that stop you. Here’s how to handle an interview for a position that feels out of your league.

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5 interview tips for seasoned leaders

When you've been in the workforce for a long time, the idea of starting from Square One by going through the interview process again can be daunting. Keep these tips in mind the next time you're going through the hiring process.

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What to do when awkward silence descends on your job interview

Awkward silences have a way of eclipsing the friendly banter that was once putting you and the recruiter at ease during a job interview. But while you might feel really odd if this happens fairly often during the questioning, there are ways to both settle down and use it your advantage.

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4 ways to answer ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years?’

'Where do you see yourself in five years?' That interview question can be really hard. Before you answer, consider these including four points after gathering your thoughts.


Here’s how to be less anxious while waiting to hear back about a job

Waiting to hear back after a job interview can be an excruciating exercise in anxiety. To be less anxious about the wait, change your outlook.

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How honest should you be in your exit interview about your reasons for leaving?

If you are tempted to give ‘honest’ reasons for leaving or negative feedback during your exit interview, here are the 3 best reasons not to do it.


4 behaviors of toxic employees that you can catch in the interview

Recruiters, you might want to think twice about a job candidate who acts this way during the interview process. Toxic employees could cost your company financially and emotionally.

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Interview 101: The best way to answer ‘what do you consider a weakness you have?’

Answering this basic interview question is easier than you think

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4 things to keep in mind if the company you’re leaving tries to get you to stay

So you've decided to jump ship at work after getting a job offer, but your employer springs a counteroffer. Here's what to keep in mind before you respond.

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5 qualities to look for when interviewing potential new hires

There is nothing more important than hiring someone who not only is good at what they do but who also meshes well with the rest of your employees.


5 ways to show you’re a great fit during a second job interview

Congrats: You got a second round interview! You have another chance to prove yourself, but that means even more pressure. Here are some things to remember.


How and when to send the dreaded follow-up email

In order to get a response, you must understand how to be pleasantly persistent and push past your hangups to master the art of the follow-up.


The case interview: A way to assess decision-making skills

Top strategies for case interview from an expert.


These 4 mind tricks will help you kill it at job interviews

These are the best psychological mind tricks to get you in the confident and prepared headspace you need to ace a job interview.

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New show lets you experience the stress and panic of a job interview from the comfort of your couch

CNBC’s new series 'The Job Interview' televises what usually happens behind closed doors: the dreaded job interview. Here's how it all plays out.


This is where confidence comes from

What many people mistake for confidence is often just adventurousness, optimism, and a zen-like calm. True confidence comes from someplace else entirely.


4 ways to fix a bad first impression at work

You were behind a failure of epic proportions at work.


How to tell interviewers you’re not a jerk, despite working for a terrible company

From Uber to Miramax, controversial news can drag your reputation down. Here's how to prove to interviewers you're not a jerk, even if your company is.

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Here’s how to answer ‘What’s your biggest weakness?’

Although "what's your biggest weakness?" is a popular interview question that has endured, many candidates are still unprepared to discuss their failures.

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These are the biggest mistakes recruiters see during job interviews

These are the biggest mistakes recruiters see during job interviews. This is how to make sure you don't miss out on an opportunity.

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How to answer ‘Why are you looking for a new job?’

You have a job. Why do you want to leave? It's an important question that any good hiring manager asks. Be prepared.


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.