Articles about Interview Tips

Interview

20+ weirdest job interview questions that have actually been asked

Every so often though, an interviewer will throw you for a loop with an oddball question that you probably would have never expected to hear. Here are some examples of the odd/weird/unusual interview questions that have actually been asked during an interview, some of which literally made us go WTF?:

Interview

4 signs of a dysfunctional workplace you can spot in an interview

At first, you’re excited about all the possibilities: a name brand company, a higher salary, a more prestigious title. Those perks make you happy for a while, but eventually, the shine wears off and you start to question the bigger picture.

Salary

Here’s how to make the salary expectations question work for you

This is how to handle the salary expectations question around during the job interview process. These tips will help you get the highest salary by negotiating successfully.

Interview

25 interview questions to land you the job

I’ve assembled the following 25 job interview questions for you to ask the HR person, the recruiter, the hiring manager, and the other people with whom you interview.

Job search

40+ questions HR experts want every job candidate to ask

As a job seeker, you should also view every interview as a chance to evaluate if the company culture and role is the right fit for you in order to avoid accepting an offer without fully understanding what you’re getting yourself into once you start the job.

Job Search

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Your main goal is to put down all the red flags.

Ladders 2018 Interviews Guide: Bonus interview tips and questions

Hey folks, Thanks for visiting this information page for Ladders 2018 Interviews Guide, the second in our Ladders Guides Series after our best-selling Ladders 2018 Resume Guide.

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How I leveraged an informational interview to land a job

Networking is something that I didn’t value (or even really understand) before I stumbled into my first informational interview.

Advice

Caution! Don’t do any of these 4 things after a job interview

It's normal to feel a rollercoaster of emotions after a job interview, but there are certain things you just shouldn't do.

Interview

How to handle a rude interviewer

How do you handle a rude interviewer, and is it worth it to stay or time to leave?

Job search

9 of the more ridiculous things job applicants have done in interviews

Hiring managers expose how candidates have crashed and burned their way out of a job through spectacular fashion choices and poorly timed self-disclosures.

Job search

4 things to do when interviewing for a job that feels out of your league

It's been reported that compared to men, women don’t always go out on a limb by applying for positions even though they don’t meet all the requirements as frequently, but you don't have to let that stop you. Here’s how to handle an interview for a position that feels out of your league.

Job search

5 interview tips for seasoned leaders

When you've been in the workforce for a long time, the idea of starting from Square One by going through the interview process again can be daunting. Keep these tips in mind the next time you're going through the hiring process.

Job search

What to do when awkward silence descends on your job interview

Awkward silences have a way of eclipsing the friendly banter that was once putting you and the recruiter at ease during a job interview. But while you might feel really odd if this happens fairly often during the questioning, there are ways to both settle down and use it your advantage.

Interview Tips

4 ways to answer ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years?’

'Where do you see yourself in five years?' That interview question can be really hard. Before you answer, consider these including four points after gathering your thoughts.

Advice

Here’s how to be less anxious while waiting to hear back about a job

Waiting to hear back after a job interview can be an excruciating exercise in anxiety. To be less anxious about the wait, change your outlook.

Exit Interviews

How honest should you be in your exit interview about your reasons for leaving?

If you are tempted to give ‘honest’ reasons for leaving or negative feedback during your exit interview, here are the 3 best reasons not to do it.

Hiring

4 behaviors of toxic employees that you can catch in the interview

Recruiters, you might want to think twice about a job candidate who acts this way during the interview process. Toxic employees could cost your company financially and emotionally.

Interview Tips

Interview 101: The best way to answer ‘what do you consider a weakness you have?’

Answering this basic interview question is easier than you think

Job Search

4 things to keep in mind if the company you’re leaving tries to get you to stay

So you've decided to jump ship at work after getting a job offer, but your employer springs a counteroffer. Here's what to keep in mind before you respond.

Interview Tips

5 qualities to look for when interviewing potential new hires

There is nothing more important than hiring someone who not only is good at what they do but who also meshes well with the rest of your employees.

Advice

5 ways to show you’re a great fit during a second job interview

Congrats: You got a second round interview! You have another chance to prove yourself, but that means even more pressure. Here are some things to remember.

Advice

How and when to send the dreaded follow-up email

In order to get a response, you must understand how to be pleasantly persistent and push past your hangups to master the art of the follow-up.

Advice

The case interview: A way to assess decision-making skills

Top strategies for case interview from an expert.

Advice

These 4 mind tricks will help you kill it at job interviews

These are the best psychological mind tricks to get you in the confident and prepared headspace you need to ace a job interview.