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how to prepare for a sales job interview

How to Prepare For a Sales Job Interview

Sales is one of the best careers out there, and one of the highest paying if you find the right company and industry (more on this later). But how do you prepare for a sales job interview to land the job? This article is going to show you EXACTLY how, in detail, step-by-step. If you have […]

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How to Tell If You’re Being Discriminated Against In Your Job Search

Discrimination in a hiring process is illegal, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. Unfortunately, preconceived notions and prejudices that the hiring manager personally holds may prevent you from getting a job that you’re qualified for. Job search discrimination can come in many different forms. From racial and age discrimination to sexist questions and attitudes, many […]

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How to Prepare for an Informational Interview

While not as formal as a typical job interview, an informational interview can be just as nerve-racking. It might even be more intimidating if you don’t know how to prepare for it. There’s a lot of information out there about preparing for a typical job interview, but it can be difficult to find useful resources […]

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20 Great Answers For Why You Left Your Last Job

One of the most common interview questions you’ll face: “Why did you leave your last job?” Maybe you left under odd circumstances and don’t want to share the whole truth. But you’re not sure what to say instead. Or maybe you think you’ve got a pretty solid reason for why you left your last job, but […]

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why cant i find a job

Why Can’t I Find a Job? 16 Common Reasons

If you’ve been job searching for more than a month and haven’t gotten the results you want, this article is going to help you answer “Why can’t I find a job?” Go through the scenarios below, decide which one describes your situation best, and read what you need to do to fix it and get hired! “Why Can’t I […]

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typical interview questions

Video: 8 Typical Interview Questions and Answers to Practice

There are a few typical interview questions that hiring managers just LOVE to ask. And you need to be ready for them, because they usually come at the start of the interview and set the tone for the entire conversation. For each question, I’ve put simple instructions on what the hiring manager wants to hear, a video, […]

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how to create the best elevator pitch

How to Create the Best Elevator Pitch (With Examples)

First Things First… What is an Elevator Pitch? Essentially it’s a short summary about yourself and what you do, in the time it takes to ride an elevator. You have to be able to deliver and convince in that time frame. That’s the famous 30 second “elevator pitch”. And it can be for anything. Finding a […]

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105 questions to ask in job interview

105 Smart Questions to Ask the Interviewer

The most overlooked key to job interview success: The questions you choose to ask the interviewer. They can be the deciding factor in whether or not you’re hired. I’ve seen it first hand. So… do you have a plan for what you’re going to ask when they put you in the hot seat? Here’s a list of 100+ great questions […]

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8 Crazy Brain Teaser Interview Questions and Answers from Google, Apple and Facebook

Silicon valley tech companies are famous for asking some pretty crazy brain-teaser interview questions… I wanted to find out exactly what these questions involve. And how difficult they are to answer. I spent a day on Glassdoor.com and a few other sites to come up with the 8 hardest and most interesting interview questions out there. […]

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tips for interviews

Tips for Interviews: 5 Things Every Hiring Manager is Looking For

  5 Tips For Interviews: Here’s What Every Hiring Manager Is Looking For: After reading this article you’ll feel calmer in your interviews because you’ll know what the interviewer is thinking when they ask each question.  I’d recommend taking a look at this before starting to practice individual questions and answers. You can see all 5 interview tips […]

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What to Say in a Job Interview: Questions and Answers (With Samples)

Wondering how to answer common interview questions, and some of the things you should avoid saying at the same time? There are some simple rules you can follow to succeed. Here’s a quick guide on what to say in a job interview in many common situations. These job interview questions and answers will prepare you for the topics you’ll likely face […]

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5 worst job interview mistakes you can make

The 5 Biggest Job Interview Mistakes You’re Making

There are a lot of potential pitfalls when interviewing, as anyone who has gone on a few interviews has found out (hey, nobody’s perfect!!) But some job interview mistakes are worse than others. You can recover from most mistakes, but the five mistakes below can be total show-stoppers. These are the common mistakes that are extremely hard to recover […]

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