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5 Signs a Candidate Is Lying or Exaggerating

Bad actors sometimes exaggerate or even lie about their experience in order to get the job they want

For most recruiters, taking candidates at face value is second nature. With multiple, urgent roles to fill, tons of resumes to go through and dozens of interviews to schedule, you don’t always have the time to dig into a candidate’s background as thoroughly as ...

by Emily Moore for Glassdoor  | November 01, 2018 08:00:00
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5 Ways to Improve Your Interviewing Skills

Here's how to land the job of your dreams

An interview is a business transaction wherein the objective of the hiring manager is to make a selection among job candidates called in for interviews. A candidate has two challenges: first, to convince the hiring manager that he or she is the ...

by Alex Freund  | October 02, 2018 06:00:00
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How to Give Original Answers to 7 Cliché Interview Questions

Answer these questions with stories tailored to make you the best candidate

Throughout your career, you will participate in many, many job interviews. In all of these interviews, there are a few questions you will hear time and time again. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? Why should we hire you? Even though ...

by Heather Huhman  | September 20, 2018 02:00:00
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Must-Know Job Interview Tips for 2018 and Beyond

Ditch your resume objectives, take a personality quiz and more advice for interviewing this year

“Dress for the job you want, not the job you have.” “Make eye contact.” “Practice a firm handshake.”When it comes to job interview advice, it often seems there’s nothing new under the sun. But although the classic advice will never go out ...

by Hayden Field  | September 04, 2018 12:00:00
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How to Interview Your Interviewer

Here's how to answer that final interview question: 'Do you have any questions for us?'

You’ve scheduled the interview. You’ve printed extra copies of your resume. You’ve researched the company’s site, and maybe even researched some employees on LinkedIn. But are you really prepared?For many people, interviews are intimidating. A life-changing opportunity is based on an hour or two of answering ...

by Shea Drake  | June 28, 2018 02:00:00
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You Can at Least Learn from These Real-Life Job Interview Horror Stories

These applicants made a lasting impression, for all the wrong reasons

When you go to a job interview, your goal is to make a good first impression and show that you’re the best person for the job. Some applicants, however, manage to do the exact opposite. Consider these horror stories from human resource ...

by Angelica Gutierrez for  | May 30, 2018 12:00:00
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10 Ways to Overcome Your Interview Fears

Upgrade how you prepare for an interview to elevate your confidence

When I used to interview for jobs, I felt self-conscious about my accent. I was born in Santiago, Chile, earned a doctorate in the U.S. and worked for the Washington, D.C. government before launching my company. When I applied for government jobs, ...

by Ximena Hartsock  | March 28, 2018 08:00:00
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How to Spot a Liar in an Interview -- and What to Do About It

To spot a liar in an interview, pay attention to these three key factors

Let’s be honest -- which, we admit, may be slightly ironic for an article about lying -- and confess we’ve all been tempted to lie in an interview. But most of us also know telling whoppers will get us nowhere fast, and so, we ...

by Jillian Kramer  | March 21, 2018 06:00:00
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6 Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Interview Question to Ask People

Don't waste your time asking job candidates to name their greatest weakness

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | February 02, 2018 12:00:00
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7 Tips to Improve Your Interviewing Skills

Job interviewing is an act

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding BlogJob interviewing is an act. Yes, you are the actor, and both sides know the rules: You, who are one of the candidates for the position, are doing your best to convince the interviewer you are ...

by Alex Freund  | January 09, 2018 06:00:00
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Never Go to a Job Interview Unprepared for This One Question

This is your chance to show you've done your homework

You’ve gotten through the curveball questions, dodged that question about your greatest weakness, and made a decent impression overall during your interview. Just as you begin to relax, they ask what may seem to be a throwaway question, “Do you have any questions for me?”Don’t let ...

by John Boitnott  | January 03, 2018 08:00:00
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What to Do When You Make One of These 5 Common Interview Mistakes

There's a wonderful new job out there with your name on it

This story originally appeared on GlassdoorIt’s not something we like to reflect on, but the truth is that there’s plenty of things that can go wrong when you submit an application and start the interview process for a new job. But even if ...

by Sarah Greesonbach  | December 21, 2017 06:00:00
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5 Warning Signs You Should Turn Down a Job Offer

Don't shortchange yourself

You finally took that leap of faith, tendered your resignation, and are fully focused on shifting into the industry that you’ve always wanted to be in. Do you think you have what it takes to determine which job offer to accept?At your ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | December 11, 2017 12:00:00