5 Simple and Easy Effective Body Language Tips For Your Next Job Interview

walk me through your resume

Do you have an upcoming job interview? Congratulations! Everyone suggests to “watch your body language” but what does that mean? We break it down in five easy and simple tips to make sure you ace your next job interview! Don’t Do Direct Eye Contact Many people find direct eye contact as too aggressive. Look at… Read more »

15 Most Powerful Video Interview Tips for Skype or Zoom

woman emailing references

If you’ve been looking for work recently, you might have noticed that video interviews are now incredibly common. Whether it’s using Skype, Zoom, or any of the competitors, there are a few things you’ll need to do to ace this video interview. Remember: even though you’re not going anywhere, you still have to prepare! BEFORE… Read more »

How to Answer “What Kind of Work Environment Do You Prefer?” Interview Question

Companies and their hiring managers are looking for two important parts of any candidate they hire: first the ability to be able to do the work and well, and the ability to thrive in the company-specific culture. This is why you’re being asked this question. Hiring managers are looking for someone who will stick around… Read more »

How to Explain in an Interview That You Were Fired

If you’ve ever lost a job, either due to being fired or laid off, then you know that you don’t want to talk about it. The trouble is that if you have been fired, you will have to discuss it in your next job interview. We have the insider information on how you can address… Read more »

How to Respond to Interview Question “Do You Have Any Questions For Us?” Interview Question

As you probably know, job interviews aren’t just a chance for you to sell yourself to the company, but also to see if it would be a good fit for you. Therefore you need to know if this is the place you actually want to work, but without offending anyone or appearing as though you… Read more »

How to Frame a Story For Your Interview

Ever since the first cave paintings, humans have been telling stories. We love stories and the more memorable, the better. You only want to be memorable for the right reasons, so how do you tell a story without lying or exaggerating?  People love stories, particularly an if-this, than-that setup. You need a beginning, a middle,… Read more »

5 Stories You Need For Your Next Job Interview

How many stories do you need for a job interview? Enough. You need  work-related stories for these questions: When You Solved a Problem Everyone calls themselves a “problem-solver”, but if you want to stand out among all the rest, you need an example. Did you ever resolve a problem between two team members? Solve a… Read more »

How to Answer “How Would Your Boss or Coworkers Describe You?” Interview Question

This interview question comes up when the interviewer sees that you’re not the type to brag about your past accomplishments. That’s when you need an answer to the question of “how would your boss or coworkers describe you?” and we have the strategy to give the best answer, every time.   Why Does Anyone Ask… Read more »

How to Respond to “Tell Me About a Time You Failed” in a Job Interview

It’s becoming a more common interview request, so you better have an answer when the hiring manager asks to hear about a time you failed.  How do you answer honestly without scaring away a potential employer? This is a tricky situation. You’re there trying to impress them, but you have to discuss a time you… Read more »