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2 08, 2019

How Does This Job Fit into Your Career?

2019-08-02T13:18:15-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re brought into an interview there are a series of questions that you’ll run through. This allows the hiring manager or recruiter to better understand you as a potential candidate. They’ll ask questions that relate to your background, your requirements, skills – and in some instances will also be curious to find out about what you are looking for long term. “How does this job fit into your career?” We’re glad you asked. […]

7 05, 2018

3 Wrong Ways to Answer ‘What Is Your Greatest Weakness?’

2018-05-07T12:47:04-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you go to a job interview, you can expect to answer questions about yourself and your qualifications. One of the most feared questions is ‘What is your greatest weakness?’. It can be a challenging question to answer, and it’s easy to slip up and say the wrong thing. Today, we’ll be going over 3 of the most common incorrect answers. Of course, we’ll also describe how you can correctly answer the question! […]

29 11, 2017

Ask This Question to Find Out More About Culture in a Job Interview

2017-11-29T11:25:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you are looking for a job, there are many factors you should consider before making a decision. Location, compensation, responsibilities, and more all play a role in that decision. Recently however, company culture has been given more consideration. It ultimately determines if you will actually fit in and be comfortable doing your job. Company culture is a big component of every workplace, and should be factored into your job search. Unfortunately it’s not as easy to discuss or bring up in a job interview. In today’s blog we’ll provide one question that will tell you a lot about the [...]

27 02, 2017

Weekly IQ: Who is Your Role Model?

2017-02-27T10:04:52-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

After a long break, we’re back once again with a new interview question. This week, we’ll be discussing how you should answer, “Who is your role model in an interview”. This question is one that most people may overthink, because it’s actually quite simple to answer! Read on below to find out why. […]

30 11, 2016

Interview Q: Why Did You Choose This Career?

2016-11-30T16:12:31-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve covered some very specific interview questions about policies and procedures. This question, however, is very broad in focus, and there is no right or wrong answer. There is a best way to frame your answer. Read on to find out how you should approach this question in an interview. […]

9 11, 2016

Interview Q: Describe Yourself in One Word

2016-11-09T18:28:40-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Going into an interview, you can anticipate the purpose of most questions being asked. They are trying to discover if you will be a good fit for the position. They also want to know if you’re a hard worker and a good fit with company culture. However, some questions simply want to discover what kind of person you are. When you are asked to describe yourself in one word, this is what they are trying to uncover. We’ll explain how you should frame your answer after the break. […]

2 11, 2016

Interview Q: What Do People Criticize About You?

2016-11-02T17:10:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Criticism can be  hard to deal with. No matter how constructive it is intended to be, it can be hurtful. However, sometimes there is merit to that criticism, especially in a work environment. Nobody is perfect, and we all have room for improvement in certain areas. This question is used to determine if you understand that everyone has room for improvement.  […]

31 10, 2016

7 Interview Monsters You Don’t Want to Be

2016-10-31T14:29:27-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Working in recruiting, we see many interviews in just one day. Seeing so many candidates come and go gives us a great idea of what to do and what NOT to do in an interview. Overtime, we’ve noticed that most bad interviews follow similar patterns. We’ve narrowed it down to the 7 monsters bad candidates become during interviews. Read on to make sure you don’t turn in to one of these interview monsters when you sit to chat with a potential employer. […]

26 10, 2016

Interview Q: What Motivates You?

2016-10-26T14:10:42-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This question can throw off almost any candidate in an interview if they’re not prepared. It’s incredibly broad, and you can only truly effectively answer it if you know why it’s being asked. Thankfully, we’re here to help! We’ll cover why it benefits a company to ask this question, and how you should answer, after the break. […]

12 10, 2016

Interview Q: How Do You Deal with Stress and Pressure?

2016-10-12T13:29:24-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our everyday lives are full of stress. Stress comes in many forms, and can be found at your workplace and your home. While we all experience stress, how you deal with it is what really sets you apart. Someone who is ‘cool under fire’ is a huge asset in almost any situation. This is also why it’s a popular topic for interview questions. […]