Government job interview questions and answers

17 Government Interview Questions

In this article, we’re going to cover the top 17 questions asked in government job interviews. We’ll look at how to answer in the way that government agencies want and mistakes to avoid in your government interviews. Keep reading for the most common government interview questions asked by various federal agencies. 1. Why do you […]

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What do you dislike about your job - example answers

What Do You Dislike About Your Job? (Examples)

If you’re interviewing while you have a job, you can expect employers to ask, “What do you dislike about your current job?” And if you’ve already left, they may ask, “What did you dislike about your previous position?” There are a couple of key pitfalls to avoid in your answer, and there’s a certain way […]

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Tell us about a time when you found it to work with someone

Tell Us About a Time When You Found it Difficult to Work With Someone

In your job interviews, you’re likely to be asked about a time when you found it difficult to work with someone. Coming up, I’ll share exactly how to answer this question in your next interview, with sample answers… I’ll also share a critical mistake you should avoid when answering because it can cost you job […]

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Sample follow up emails after job application

Sample Follow-Up Emails After Job Application

As a former recruiter, I’m going to share the best follow-up emails after a job application. I’ll also share how long after submitting your resume to follow up… and key mistakes to avoid (including one that will cost you the job opportunity). Here’s everything you need to do when following up on job applications… How […]

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The best colors for a resume

The 3 Best Colors for a Resume

The best colors for a resume are black, white, and blue. Blue is commonly used in workplaces and is associated with professionalism and trust. Many large websites, from Facebook to LinkedIn to Twitter, use blue as their main accent color. Blue also gives the reader a feeling of calmness and serenity. If you’re looking for […]

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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: 10 Tips

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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