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4 Interview Closing Statement Examples to Win the Job

There are a couple of things employers always remember after an interview… and one of the big ones is how you close out the interview. They’ll remember if you finished with confidence or seemed nervous. They’ll remember if you reaffirmed your interest in the job, or if you appeared uninterested. (Hint: It’s always better to […]

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Unique Interview Questions to Ask an Employer

27 Unique Interview Questions to Ask Employers

Most job seekers ask the same generic questions in their interviews. And they’re missing a big opportunity to impress the employer. As a former recruiter, I’m going to share 27 unique and creative questions that most other candidates aren’t asking so you can impress the employer and land the position. Keep reading for 27 unique, […]

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Why People Fail Interviews: Top 13 Mistakes

There are 13 common reasons why people fail interviews… from not showing the personality traits that employers want to see, to not asking the right types of questions at the end of the interview. A lot of job seekers come to me saying, “I keep failing interviews,” but they aren’t sure what to do differently […]

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Free 30-60-90 Day Plan Template for Interviews

One of the best ways to stand out in your interview is to create a 90-day business plan (also called a 30-60-90-day plan) to show employers how you’ll help them in the first three months on the job. Having a plan to learn the job and succeed quickly is going to set you apart from […]

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11 Smart Ways to Answer Interview Questions

If you want to get noticed and get job offers in your interviews, this article is going to help. We’re going to look at 11 proven ways to answer interview questions effectively. Let’s get started… 11 Effective Ways to Answer Interview Questions 1. Know when to tell a story, and when not to Storytelling is […]

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How to Show Enthusiasm in an Interview: 6 Ways

You probably heard the advice that you should show enthusiasm in an interview if you want to get the job offer. And it’s true… Hiring managers are more likely to offer you the position if you seem enthusiastic about coming to work for them. So in this article, I’m going to give you six ways […]

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Interviewing When You Have a Job: Tips from a Recruiter

Interviewing when you already have a job is one of the best ways to advance your career. There’s not as much pressure, and companies view it as a good sign that you’re currently employed, so they’re more eager to hire you. Interviewing while employed can be stressful, though. I’m going to share my best tips […]

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What to Say in a Job Interview to Get the Job

8 Things to Say in an Interview to Impress

If you’re wondering what to say in a job interview to impress employers and win the job, keep reading… I’m going to reveal eight specific phrases that will help you ace your interview. In order to have a great interview and get hired by top companies, these are the things you should make sure to […]

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Common Panel Interview Questions and Answers

Common Panel Interview Questions and Answers

Panel interviews can be stressful, but in a lot of ways, they’re just like any other face-to-face job interview in terms of what questions you’ll be asked and how to answer. Coming up, I’ll share the top questions to expect in your panel interviews. Then I’ll share the best questions to ask in your panel […]

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How to Dress for Success in an Interview

What to Wear to a Walk-In Interview: How to Dress for Success

First impressions count for a lot, so it’s important to dress for success in any job interview. Yet there’s a fine line between being well-dressed, and over-doing it. So let’s take a look at how to dress for any type of interview. We’ll cover how to dress for casual interviews, as well as business dress […]

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How to Ace Your Panel Interview: 9 Tips

Preparing for a panel interview is slightly different than other interviews. Some steps are the same, but there are a few extra areas to focus on when preparing, so I’m going to walk you through how to prepare to ace your panel interview from start to finish. Here are our 9 best panel interview tips. […]

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17 Common Phone Interview Questions and Answer Samples

If you have a phone interview coming up, there are some questions you are very likely to be asked… and practicing them can immediately help you feel confident and be ready to “wow” the interviewer so you can move on to the next stage! I’m going to walk you through the most common phone interview […]

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