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How do you prioritize your work - conflicting priorities interview question

How Do You Prioritize Your Work? (Interview Question)

Most jobs require you to manage multiple tasks, and you’re going to face competing priorities. So employers ask interview questions like “How do you prioritize your work?” or “Tell me about a time when you had conflicting priorities at work.” And if you can’t show the employer that you’ve got a proven system for time […]

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Answers to “Who Inspires You?” (5 Examples)

In a job interview, employers don’t just want to know you can do the job; they want to know about your life and interests. So they ask interview questions like, “Who inspires you in your life?” or “Who is your greatest inspiration?” And if you struggle to answer or give a response they don’t like, […]

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Should You Quit a Job Without Another Lined Up?

If you’re wondering, “Can I quit my job before finding a new one?” the answer might surprise you. Most people will tell you to never do this, but as a former recruiter and someone who has left past jobs with no alternative lined up (and ended up being okay), I think it makes sense in […]

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dealing with job rejection - how to handle rejection after interview

Job Rejection After an Interview? Here’s How to Handle It

Most of us have been there… rejected for a job you were perfect for and thought you were going to land. But what should you do next? As a former recruiter, I’m going to share 11 tips for dealing with job rejection after an interview so you can land a new job faster. Ask for […]

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Best Excuses to Miss Work (Last Minute/Short Notice)

If you need to miss work, including on short notice, this article will give you the 9 best excuses to do it. Calling out of work doesn’t need to be difficult, but if you give the wrong reason, it could leave your boss doubting you and could even get you fired in some states. So […]

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12 Peer Interview Questions and Answers

If you’re wondering what questions are asked at a peer interview and how to answer them, then keep reading. In a peer interview, the interviewer is an employee at the same or similar level to you. They’ll be looking mainly for cultural fit and team fit. They’ll ask questions designed to uncover your personality, interests, […]

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26 Good Examples of Problem Solving (Interview Answers)

Employers like to hire people who can solve problems and work well under pressure. A job rarely goes 100% according to plan, so hiring managers will be more likely to hire you if you seem like you can handle unexpected challenges while staying calm and logical in your approach. But how do they measure this? […]

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if you saw a coworker stealing what would you do - interview question

If You Saw a Coworker Stealing, What Would You Do? (Answers)

If you’re interviewing for a job where you’ll be handling cash, it’s common for hiring managers to ask, “What would you do if you saw a coworker stealing from the company?” And there are a couple of key things you should do when answering this interview question if you want to get the job. As […]

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Answers to “What Do You Do for Fun?” (Interview Question)

In an interview, hiring managers aren’t just looking to see if you can do a job; they’re curious about your personality, too. So they may ask an interview question about how you spend your free time and what you like to do. When the interviewer asks, “What do you do for fun?” or, “What do […]

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how is your previous experience relevant to this role - sample answers

Answers to “How is Your Previous Experience Relevant to this Role?”

There are a couple of topics that employers care most about in a job interview, and none are more important than your past experience and how that will benefit you in their role. When you answer a question like, “How is your previous work experience relevant to this position?” you need to show an understanding […]

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What Are Soft Skills? (74 Examples)

If you’re a job seeker trying to get noticed, it’s important to use the right balance of hard and soft skills in your resume and cover letter. In this article, I’ll share the following: Definition: What are soft skills? Soft skills list: 74 example soft skills that relate to every type of job (for students […]

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How to Answer “When Can You Start Working?”

“When can you start?” may seem like a simple interview question, but if handled incorrectly, how you answer could cost you the position. So, like any of the most common interview questions, it’s best to prepare ahead of time. But what’s the best way to answer? I’ll go over some tips so you know what […]

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