“Tell Me About a Time You Disagreed With Your Boss” Interview Question

Being asked “tell me about a time you disagreed with your boss” in a job interview feels like a trap. What’s the right answer? What do they have to gain by asking you this question?   Why Hiring Managers Ask “Tell Me About a Time You Disagreed With Your Boss” Behavioral interview questions are designed… Read more »

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

What kind of work environment do you prefer?

Your work environment can determine whether or not you enjoy your job. 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… Read more »

How to Frame a Story For Your Interview

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 »

“Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job?” Job Interview Question

Why are you leaving your current job

“Why are you leaving your current job?” is a legitimate question if you’re still working and looking. If you’re in that situation, this question will definitely come up. It can come in different formats, but you will be asked essentially the same thing. The key is to have a tactful and honest response prepared ahead… Read more »

“How Do You Prioritize Your Time?” Interview Question

Any interviewer is likely to ask you “How do you prioritize your time?” because time management is crucial in any career. What they’re looking for is to see if you know the difference between the urgent and the very important – and those aren’t the same thing. A good answer would show  that you know… Read more »

How to Answer the “Why Should We Hire You?” Interview Question

Every interview is actually about answering this one question: Why should we hire you, instead of the other applicants? Hiring the wrong person is expensive for any company, and can be problematic for the interviewer.  Your interviewer is asking you to convince them why you’re the best fit. This question can come under many different… Read more »

How To Get Your Resume Past The ATS

Today we’re going to cover why an ATS is your first hiring hurdle! As technology advances, so do it’s interruption into the hiring process. While several decades ago a hiring manager had to sort sometimes hundreds of resumes by hand, that’s no longer the case.   What is an ATS (Applicant Tracking System)? When applying… Read more »

“Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question and Answer

Let’s conquer the “Tell me about yourself” interview question! Picture this: You finally get the call for the interview, accept the time and date, and double-check the address. You find your interview “ Dress For Success” outfit, get to the place a little early, and try not to look anxious while waiting. The hiring manager comes… Read more »

“What Is Your Greatest Strength?” Interview Question

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The question of what your greatest strength is in the workplace always comes up, no matter what position!  Answering your strength is actually easier than you think, if you know what to look for! Watch for Different Versions of The Strength Question This question also hides under the disguise of: What do you do best?… Read more »

Greatest Weakness Interview Question and Answer

how to answer weakness question in an interview

It can be nerve-wracking to answer the “greatest weakness” question in an interview, but we will help you avoid all the pitfalls. The weakness question can be a trap or a chance to show off your skill!  Give the wrong answer and the whole interview could be over before you know it. Read more for… Read more »