Your upcoming interview for the new job could change your career. Maybe it offers more prestige and responsibility, a hot new title, and a cushy pay bump. But in the days leading up to this big moment, you come down with a serious case of jitters and self-doubt. What if something goes terribly wrong...
We all know there are certain questions a job interviewer cannot ask you: religious affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, whether you have kids, etc. But it seems that many employers get around that these days by simply snooping through your social media. In fact, applicants report an in...
[caption id="attachment_6062" align="alignright" width="300"] IKEA job interview[/caption] “How old are you?” If you’ve ever had a question like this in a job interview, it’s an instant red flag. Responding to such questions can compromise your chances of getting the job, and the interview...
Have you ever blown it in a job interview or sales meeting, but you couldn’t really say why? It’s helpful to keep in mind that in the first moments of meeting you, people already begin making judgments about whether a partnership seems viable, whether a candidate is the right fit, or whether the...