Job interviews

Strange body language

Body language: The fine line between cool and confident vs. creepy and insane

Peter Harris| February 3, 2016 01:37 pm

Here are the essentials for mastering what first impressions your body language communicates, and some common blunders to avoid.

Category: Job interviews
Man an woman having a meeting at her desk

How to land a job or lose it with just 12 words

Peter Harris| January 28, 2016 12:22 pm

Well, that happened fast. New research shows that the first twelve words you say in a job interview can make or break your chances. Here’s why.

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Attentive group of employers at a job interview

The number one reason why people don’t get hired (and how to fix it)

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 26, 2016 11:32 am

Survey of career consultants reveals the top ten reasons why people are not getting hired for the jobs they want. Avoid these common job searching mistakes.

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
Man at an unhappy business meeting

Three signs that the job you’re interviewing for will ruin your life

Peter Harris| January 21, 2016 01:17 pm

It’s not normal or okay to dread getting out of bed in the morning. That’s why it is important to evaluate your potential employer as much as they are evaluating you.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Job interviews
Five job interview deal-breakers

The top five job interview deal-breakers [infographic]

Peter Harris| January 18, 2016 12:40 pm

For a new survey, hundreds of employers were asked what are the candidate behaviours that bother them the most in job interviews. Here’s what they said.

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People in chairs waiting for an interview

Study reveals the top 10 job interview mistakes according to employers

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 16, 2015 04:38 pm

A new study confirms what we’ve been telling you all along – candidates who fail to research the company before the interview is a hiring manager’s pet peeve.

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What job interviews are really for

The real reason we have job interviews

Peter Harris| December 10, 2015 03:57 pm

A young candidate asked me why we even have job interviews anymore – since everyone knows the usual questions and answers in advance. You’re probably not going to like the answer.

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16 awesome tips for landing your dream job (infographic)

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 10, 2015 12:42 pm

Here’s a handy-dandy infographic that compiles many the important steps you must take before and after the interview in order to land your dream job.

Category: Job interviews, Job Search Strategies
Business meeting or job interview in an office

Ten questions you are sure to be asked in every job interview (and how to answer them)

Peter Harris| December 2, 2015 03:02 pm

Wouldn’t it be a whole lot easier to ace your next job interview if you knew what the employer was going to ask you in advance? We thought so too. So here is your cheat sheet for the questions that always come up.

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