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Job Interviews

  1. work
    How to Gracefully Decline a Job OfferIt’s completely okay for you to reject an employer, just as it’s normal for employers to turn down applicants.
  2. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Interview for an Attractive Job If I Like My Current One?’If you’re intrigued by the opening and think it could be a good fit, it makes sense to take the interview and learn more.
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    ‘I Had a Great Job Interview — Why Haven’t I Heard Back?’It’s impossible to tell from the outside what might be going on, so you should never, ever assume a job is a lock.
  4. ask a boss
    How to Answer ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ in a Job InterviewOnce you understand what your interviewer is looking for, this question gets much easier to approach.
  5. your next move
    ‘I’ve Had More Than 100 Interviews and Am Ready to Give Up’You’re wasting your time and energy if you’re applying to jobs that don’t match your strengths and experience level.
  6. ask a boss
    10 Impressive Questions to Ask in a Job InterviewTo show employers you’re exceptional and to find out if it’s the right job for you.
  7. minding our business
    Nail That Next Job InterviewRaeshem Nijhon, the founder and executive producer of Culture House, is all about the “superstrong follow-up.”
  8. your next move
    ‘How Do I Show I Can Handle Jobs I’m Not Fully Qualified For?’Telling the right story will make the hiring manager confident in your abilities.
  9. ask a boss
    ‘How Much Time Can I Ask For to Consider a Job Offer?’It can be risky to say you’ll need more than a week.
  10. ask a boss
    How to Find a Job Long DistanceThere are ways to improve your chances of getting a response when applying to jobs out of state.
  11. ask a boss
    ‘Can You End a Job Interview Early If You Know It’s Not a Good Fit?’You’re not merely there to be judged, but also to form your own judgments about whether you want this particular position.
  12. ask a boss
    ‘How Soon Is Too Soon to Leave a Stopgap Job?’If your concern is that you don’t want to look like a job hopper, a single short-term stay isn’t going to be a problem.
  13. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Be Exaggerating Enthusiasm in Job Interviews?’If you do, you need to be prepared to keep up the act once you’re on the job.
  14. ask a boss
    How to Write a Cover Letter That Will Get You a JobI’ve read thousands of cover letters in my career. Here are all the elements of an actually good one.
  15. ask a boss
    Job Interview Tips: How to Survive 10 Awkward SituationsWhat should you say when you don’t know the answer to a question? How do you explain you were fired?
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    ‘Should I Feel Guilty Leaving Work for a Job Interview?’Your first trick should be: dentist appointments.
  17. ask a boss
    Are Informational Interview Questions Even Useful?Do not ask, “Will you hire me?” And it depends entirely on your approach.
  18. ask a boss
    How to Prepare for an Interview: The Ultimate GuideSpend twice as much time preparing than you think you need to.
  19. ask a boss
    How to Answer the 6 Most Common Job-Interview QuestionsThink about what your interviewer wants to hear.
  20. ask a boss
    ‘How Should I Explain My Weaknesses in a Job Interview?’Do not say, “I’m a perfectionist” or “I work too hard.”
  21. ask a boss
    ‘How Do I Explain Reasons for Leaving a Previous Job?’Here’s what to say if you were laid off, fired, or if you hated your boss.
  22. ask a boss
    7 Ways Job Interviewers Learn What You’re Really LikeBeyond interview questions, here’s what they’re looking for.
  23. advice
    Ask a Boss: Why Do I Get Interviews But No Offers?Frustrating, but not necessarily a bad thing.
  24. Why Banning the Salary-History Question Is Good for Job ApplicantsIt will help eliminate a common (but costly) cognitive bias.
  25. job interviews
    Here’s What to Look for When You Go in for a Job InterviewSubtle clues in the office décor can help you figure out if it would be a good fit.
  26. Your Job Interviewer Is Judging You by Your Terrible Small-Talk SkillsConcerning.
  27. work
    The Best Way to Answer the World’s Worst Job-Interview QuestionWhat’s your biggest weakness?