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“Sell Me This Pen” How to Answer This Interview Question

Sell Me This Pen Interview Question

“Sell me this pen” is a common interview question for a sales position. The interviewer is trying to figure out if your sales skills are well developed. This isn’t about the pen itself, but your ability to sell anything. There are several ways to answer this: either you can base your answer on the values… Read more »

“What Do You Know About Our Company?” Job Interview Answer

Tell me what you know about our company

“What do you know about our company?” isn’t a question that you might have expected, but it does come up. Unlike the questions regarding your greatest strength or weakness, this answer has to be tailored to each company. That is also exactly why the question is being asked.   Why Would You Be Asked “What… Read more »

Best Way to Answer “Walk Me Through Your Resume”

Best Way to Answer Walk Me Through Your Resume Interview Question

“Walk me through your resume.” Does that count as an interview question? This statement can seem odd because the hiring manager has probably already read your resume. Answering this can feel like you’re supposed to read your resume to them, or list off every job you’ve had. Don’t be fooled! This standard icebreaker question isn’t… Read more »

“Where Do You See Yourself In Five Years?” Interview Question

“Where do you see yourself in five years?” It’s a common enough question in an interview. Some of what might come to mind aren’t things you’d want to say in an interview, such as “I’ll have your job!”, “running this place,” “working for myself,” or “retired lottery winner”. None of those are a good way… Read more »

9 Ways a Temp Agency Help Job Seekers

A temp agency can help job seekers in so many ways. Plenty of places say that they’re hiring, but do you know for sure? Can you be certain that your resume will make it to an actual person and not get stuck in the computer’s Applicant Tracking System? How do you know if you’re even… Read more »

Top 12 Job Scam Warning Signs

According to the Better Business Bureau, job scams or false jobs are on the rise due to the unemployment rate rising during coronavirus. Many people are now searching for work and getting increasingly desperate as unemployment checks run out. You can find job scams anywhere. Here’s what the lowest of the low will do during… Read more »

3 Free Templates for Your Post-Interview Thank You Email

How to Write a Thank You Email After the Interview (With Examples)

If you’ve made it to the interview, you are probably up against other candidates. It’s safe to assume that the other candidates have the same qualifications as you. This means you need to do something extra to stand out and the thank you email is the best place to do that! We’re here to cover… Read more »

Unemployment Benefits When Work is Available

The demand for unemployment benefits during coronavirus has skyrocketed. While states are lifting their stay at home orders and restrictions, some businesses that closed their doors in March are cautiously reopening. Workers in retail, restaurant, and meatpacking plants are being asked to return to work. But with coronavirus hotspots breaking out across the country, some… Read more »

Pandemic Job Interview Questions and Answers

The pandemic has changed everything, including job questions. Any conversation you have in the near future is likely to at some point touch on the coronavirus pandemic, including in a job interview. Both recruiters and hiring managers are likely to touch upon the subject, so here are the most common ones we found and how… Read more »

5 Ways To Improve Your Job Prospects At Home

Looking to improve your job prospects at home? You’re not alone. Due to the coronavirus, careers have stalled or stopped completely. The current amount of people out of work and stuck at home is astronomical. We won’t be staying home forever, and when restrictions are finally eased, all of those people claiming unemployment will be… Read more »