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7 10, 2019

How to Answer, “What is Your Biggest Weakness?”

2019-10-07T12:07:33-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re in an interview and you’re asked, “What is your biggest weakness?”  the hiring manager is looking for a few things. They want to ensure that you can be honest and that you can acknowledge your weakness, and/or have a solution in place to address that specific weakness. Of course, it is a tough question to answer because you want to be transparent, but you also don’t want to say the wrong thing. So we’re sharing how to tackle this interview question, below. […]

25 09, 2019

How to Answer, “Why Do You Want to Leave Your Current Position?”

2019-09-25T12:23:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’re in an interview and you’re asked, “why do you want to leave your current position?”. Should you be brutally honest? Or are you supposed to be vague? If you’re too vague do you sound dishonest? How do you answer properly without regretting your answer out loud? Here are a few different ways to go about it. […]

10 09, 2019

How to Answer the Question “Tell Me About Yourself”

2019-09-10T08:18:32-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Tell me about yourself”. Aside from allowing the hiring manager to ease into the interview process, this question is typically asked to get a better understanding of who you are and why you’d fit well in a specific role. Below are some related questions that you can touch on to help support a strong response for the infamous “Tell me about yourself” question. Check it out. […]

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.  […]