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Ditch the Ol’ Job Interview | Immodest proposal | OZY

You can’t hide how much you suck when you’re improvising. There are precious few things you can count on in this world: Bánh mì will taste worse than you expect, birthday phone calls will be awkward and, in any job interview, you’ll be asked inane questions like “What is your greatest weakness?” and “What’s a […]

How to answer tough job interview questions without lying – Business Insider

“There are certain questions that, if not answered with some advance planning, could sabotage an otherwise great interview,” says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of “Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job.” “For example, many tough interviewers put a negative spin on some key questions to […]

Common job interview questions you should never ask – Business Insider

You’re in the hot seat. The tables have been turned. It’s your turn to ask questions.This is your time to shine … or throw it all away.It’s up to you! Source: Common job interview questions you should never ask – Business Insider   These are fairly basic and get regurgitated a lot in almost any text […]

The Cover Letter That Led to Awesome Interviews – The Muse

Here’s the good thing about rock bottom: Nothing is off-limits. I gave myself permission to try any and all tactics in the cover letter playbook, from throwing in a Beyoncé GIF to pretending the hiring manager and I were good friends. Finally, 103 cover letters later, I landed on one that worked. Within an hour, […]
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Great Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

One of the most common question I get from aspiring job seekers is “what questions should I ask the interviewer” during the job interview. Knowing how to approach interview questions you should be asking isn’t difficult, but does require a little guidance. First – consider who you are interviewing with. If you are interviewing with […]
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How To Ask If You Got The Job

Multiple people often try to figure out during or at the end of the job interview how to ask if you got the job. If you are thinking about ending your interview by somehow trying to determine how to ask if you got the job, this article is for you. You need to learn how to […]
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Post Interview Follow Up Letter

Should you send a post interview follow up letter after you’ve just completed a job interview – especially if you thought it went well (or maybe not)?  Technically I would say the job interview isn’t over yet – there is follow up needed after the interview. The short answer is yes – always send a follow […]

My Interview Guide is now Available as an Audiobook!

Super excited – my best selling guide “15 Minutes to a Better Interview” is now available as an audio-book on, Amazon, and iTunes! Check out the excerpt below, and if you prefer to listen to business books while driving, working out, etc. head on over to one of the above sites and download your […]

Job Rejection Email – Didn’t Get the Job

Frustration, anger, and confusion often accompany a job rejection email – why didn’t you get the job? This in fact is the entire basis for why I wrote my best selling interview guide, and continue blogging and writing about how to interview well. Most people never know why they didn’t get a job – you […]
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How to Write a Cover Letter – Don’t!

I think cover letters are dead. Learning how to write a good cover letter is taking you down a useless rabbit hole. It could take a couple of hours, you will research letter templates online, maybe download a few…and in general drive yourself nuts as to what to put in it and how to format […]