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Walk Me Through Your Resume: Answer Examples

When an interviewer says, “Walk me through your resume,” they’re asking for a few specific reasons. And there are some key mistakes that can cost you job offers if you answer incorrectly. As a former recruiter, I’m going to share exactly how to walk an employer through your resume and what the interviewer is looking […]

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Answers to “Tell Me About a Time You Went Above and Beyond”

Employers love to ask behavioral interview questions like, “Tell me about a time you went above and beyond to get the job done.” They ask this question in retail, customer service, nursing and more… to test your work ethic and other important traits. As a former recruiter, I’m going to show you, with plenty of […]

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“What Can You Bring to the Company?” Best Answers

There are a couple of reasons that employers ask what you can bring to their company or job, and you need to be ready to answer with confidence if you want to get hired! In this article, I’ll walk you through why interviewers ask this question, what qualities they’re looking for, the best ways to […]

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How to Answer “Why Are You Looking for a New Job?” (6 Examples)

If you’re looking for a new position or trying to change jobs, employers are going to ask why! And if you don’t have a convincing answer, it could cost you the opportunity. So in this article, I’ll walk you through the following: Why interviewers ask, “Why are you looking for a new job?” How to […]

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28 Common Second Round Interview Questions

If you’re preparing for a second job interview, you’re in the right place. I’m going to share the top second round interview questions… based on my experience as a recruiter. You’re also going to get tips for answering and the common variations for each question so that you’re fully-prepared and NEVER caught off-guard in the […]

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11 Final Interview Questions to Prepare For

If you’re preparing for a final round job interview, this article will help immediately. We’re going to look at three critical factors: The top 11 final job interview questions to know Steps for how to prepare for a final interview and what to expect overall My #1 little-known tip for how to succeed in a […]

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How to Answer “Are You a Leader or Follower?” (Interview Question)

Don’t get caught off-guard next time an employer asks you, “Are you a leader or a follower?” There are a couple of key things they’re looking for, and one particular reason they’re asking! So in this article, I’m going to explain how to give the best possible answer based on my experience as a recruiter. […]

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3 Answers to “How Do You Handle Stress?”

Employers often ask interview questions like, “how do you handle stress?” or “how do you work under pressure?” They ask for a few reasons (which I’ll explain in this article), and they won’t feel comfortable hiring you if you can’t give a good answer. They may also ask a behavioral interview question like, “Tell me […]

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What Do You Like Least About Your Last Job - Interview Answer Examples

Answers to “What Do You Like Least About Your Job?”

Answering questions like, “What do you like least about your last job/current job?” can get tricky. And the wrong response can derail your job interview! You see, employers don’t want to hear you badmouth or complain about a position, even if they ask a question that seems to invite this. So in this article, I’m […]

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Describe Your Work Ethic – Interview Answers

When an interviewer asks you to describe your work ethic, they’re looking for a couple of specific things. …And giving the wrong answer to this question could cast doubts on whether you’re the person they want to hire. So in this article, we’ll look at how to answer this question in a job interview… with […]

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Answers to “Why Are You the Best Candidate for This Position?”

When the interviewer asks, “Why are you the best candidate for this position?” they’re looking for a couple of things: They want a direct, confident answer. And they want to see evidence that you understand their job and have relevant skills that will help you succeed in the role.  In this article, I’m going to […]

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Best Answers to “How Would Your Coworkers Describe You?”

You’re likely to hear any or all of these questions in a job interview, and they can decide whether you get the job: How would your coworkers describe you? How would your friends describe you? What would your boss say about you? And there are some specific types of responses that the hiring manager or […]

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