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Answering the “Greatest Achievement” Interview Question

The interview question usually goes something like this… “tell me your proudest professional accomplishment?” or… “What’s your greatest achievement?” Interview questions that require you to brag about yourself aren’t easy, so I’m going to walk you through exactly how to give a great answer so you can get hired! How to Explain Your Proudest Accomplishment […]

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“What Are Some of Your Leadership Experiences?” Interview Answers

You could hear this question in any interview… whether it’s an entry level position or a Director job: “What are some of your leadership experiences?” I’m going to give you some quick and easy guidelines to make sure you give a GREAT answer that stands out and makes them think “yes, this is the person […]

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9 Tricky “Trap-Door” Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

Today’s job candidates are as likely to be asked which superhero they’d prefer for a boss as they are to describe their greatest weakness. The substance of tough interview questions may change over time, but the aim remains the same: to trip up the applicant and see how they respond to the uncomfortable and the […]

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“How Do You Make Decisions?” – Interview Question And Answers

You could hear this question in any interview: “How do you make decisions?” But it’s especially common when you’re applying for jobs that require you to make tough choices or work independently. It’s also common in interviews for entry-level jobs. You need to be able to clearly describe how you make decisions. Managers want people they […]

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How To Answer – Or Not Answer – Salary Expectation Questions

Your goal in an interview is to answer questions in a way that makes your potential value to your next employer as clear as possible. But there is one question you should try to avoid answering: the salary question. Your interviewer is looking to find out if your salary expectations are in line with the […]

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Interview Answers For What Type Of Work Environments Do You Prefer

Interview Answers For “What Type Of Work Environments Do You Prefer?”

Hiring managers and interviewers love to ask this question: “what type of work environment do you prefer?” Here’s why it’s tricky: Usually you aren’t 100% sure what they want to hear, in part because you’ve never seen THEIR work environment first-hand. And if you say you don’t like the type of environment they happen to […]

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“Describe Yourself” – Interview Question And Answers

A lot of interviewers will ask you to describe yourself as one of the first questions in your interview. I’m going to walk you through the best ways to answer, some examples, and the common mistakes to avoid. Let’s get started… How To Answer The Interview Question: “Describe Yourself” First, do your research… The general […]

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How To Answer “What Do You Need To Improve?” (Interview Question)

  Interviewers are asking this more and more… “what do you need to improve?” It’s similar to “what’s your greatest weakness?” but a little more open-ended (which means you can really get into trouble if you don’t know how to answer it). Fortunately I’m going to walk you through exactly how to handle the question. […]

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“Why Did You Choose This Career?” Best Answer (Examples)

“Why did you choose this career?” … You’re likely to hear this interview question whether you’re a recent graduate or have decades of experience. Employers want to know how you got into your field and why you want to be in this career. So it’s a good idea to think about this when you begin your […]

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Answering “What Other Companies Are You Interviewing With?”

Why do companies ask what other companies you’re interviewing with? Do you need to tell them the company names? And what are you supposed to say if you’re not interviewing anywhere else? I’m going to explain exactly how to answer this easily and stress-free… and I’ll reveal exactly why employers ask too. Let’s get started… How […]

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“Why Do You Think You Can Do Well In This Job?” Best Answers

If you’re going on interviews this article is going to help you speak more confidently when you’re asked why you think you can do well in this job (or other variations, like “why would you excel in this job?”) Being able to clearly and quickly answer direct questions like this can be the difference between getting […]

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How To Answer “What Motivates You?” (Interview Question)

There are a lot of variations of this interview question… What motivates you? What drives you to come to work each day? What makes you get out of bed each morning and come to work? I’ve gone on interviews myself and been asked this. I’ve also asked it to candidates while working as a recruiter. […]

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