What Not to Do or Say When Interviewing

What Not to Do or Say When Interviewing Job seekers spend so much time figuring out what to say during the job hunt, it’s easy to forget how important it is to know what not to say. Unfortunately, in this competitive job-search environment, one poor response or casual reference can mean an employer will decide…

The 10 Best Interview Questions to Ask

When your interviewer wraps up your job interview by asking if you have any questions, you might think that he or she is finished assessing you, but that’s not quite the case. Interviewers draw conclusions about you based on the questions you ask—or don’t ask. You don’t want to give the impression that you’re not…

10 typical interview questions & how to answer them

Sweaty palms and a dry mouth; if this is the way you typically feel before going into an important job interview, don’t worry, you’re not alone. It’s natural to feel nervous occasionally, and far from being a negative, sometimes nerves can help you focus and stay alert in pressurised situations. However, whilst it always natural…

10 Things Your Interviewer Won’t Tell You

Wondering what’s running through your interviewer’s mind? Here are 10 things your interviewer might be thinking—but probably won’t tell you: 1. You showed up too early. Many interviewers are annoyed when candidates show up more than five or 10 minutes early, since they  may feel obligated to interrupt what they’re doing and go out to greet …

9 Things Not to Ask in a Job Interview

Asking questions during an interview shows the employer your interest and enthusiasm. It helps you pinpoint what the employer is looking for in their next hire and gives you the opportunity to connect it to your experience. Some questions, though, should not be asked during the initial interviews or you might not make it to…