The Best Time to Schedule an Interview

The Best Time to Interview (and When to Avoid)

If you’re wondering when the best time to schedule a job interview is, this article is for you. As a former recruiter, I’m going to share: The best times and days of the week to schedule an interview Bad times to schedule an interview: days and times you should avoid A couple of factors that […]

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How Do You Build Relationships Interview Question

How Do You Build Relationships? Interview Question

Hiring managers ask “How do you build relationships?” for a few key reasons. And if they’re asking you this interview question, you can be certain that relationship-building is an important skill for the role you’re discussing. So coming up, I’ll share how to discuss building relationships so you can ace your interview and win the […]

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Applying for Multiple Jobs at the Same Company

Is Applying for Multiple Jobs at the Same Company Bad?

If you’re thinking of applying for multiple jobs at the same company, there are a few things you should know first. As a former recruiter, I’m going to share: When it’s okay (and not okay) to apply for multiple jobs at the same company Potential benefits and drawbacks to applying for multiple positions at one […]

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How to prepare for a remote job interview

How to Prepare for a Remote Job Interview

I’ve written in the past about how to pass an interview… But there are also some specific topics you need to be prepared to discuss in a remote job interview, and not preparing will cost you job offers. Employers are going to ask why your background makes you ideal for remote work, why you’re looking […]

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Remote Work Interview Questions and Answers

19 Remote Work Interview Questions

If you’re looking for remote job interview questions to practice, this article is for you. There are topics employers ask about most when hiring a remote worker, and if you can’t give a good answer to these questions, it could cost you the job. For example: They’ll want to know if you’ve worked remotely before […]

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What do you hope to gain from this experience - sample answers

What Do You Hope to Gain from This Experience? Answers

“What do you hope to gain from this experience?” is one of the more common questions for an internship interview, entry-level job interview, or even some higher-level interviews. And if you can’t clearly explain what you hope to gain from this experience, it could cost you the job. Coming up, I’ll share how to answer […]

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How to Tell a Company You Have Another Offer

How to Tell a Company You Have Another Offer

If you’re looking for advice on how to tell a company that you have another offer, this article is for you. As a former recruiter, I’m going to share: How to let a potential employer know you have another job offer via email or phone. How to use one job offer to get another company […]

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When do employers check references

When Do Employers Check References?

If you’re job hunting, you’re likely to be asked for professional references. But when do employers call these references? As a former recruiter, I’m going to share with you: When employers check references in the hiring process Why you should NOT give references on a job application What questions employers ask when they call your […]

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What does quality mean to you - interview question and answers

What Does Quality Mean to You? Interview Question

You’re likely to hear the interview question “What does quality mean to you?” when interviewing for a variety of roles. As a former recruiter, I’m going to show you how to define quality and give a great interview answer to help you win the job. I’ll also share multiple word-for-word sample answers for everything from […]

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What makes you unique - interview question and answer

Answers to “What Makes You Unique?”

Hiring managers interview many candidates for each job, so they want to hear what makes you unique from the other candidates. And if you don’t have an impressive, confident answer, it can cost you the opportunity. Coming up, we’ll look at how to answer this question to impress a hiring manager, including word-for-word sample interview […]

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What kind of culture do you want to work in - interview answers

Answers to “What Kind of Culture Do You Want to Work In?”

Hiring managers don’t just want to see that you have the skills to do a job… The other piece that they look for in the interview process is your attitude and whether you’ll fit into the company’s culture. This is why you may hear interview questions like: What kind of culture do you want to […]

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How do you motivate others -interview question

“How Do You Motivate Others?” Interview Question

Any time you interview for a leadership position, you could be asked “How do you motivate others?” Even if you’re not interviewing for a team leader role, you could still be asked about how you motivate those around you. And giving the wrong answer could cost you the job. Beyond this, the hiring manager may […]

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