Interviewing Tips

Get Interview Feedback

You know the feeling: that moment in the interview when you realize the opportunity has passed you by. Or perhaps you think you’re interviewing well, but you aren’t getting any results. You need to figure out what you are doing […]

Sample interview thank you letter tips and example

Even if you think an offer is in the bag, you can always improve your chances of getting the job if you send a thank-you letter. Your letter should reiterate your core strengths and emphasize the value you offer. You […]

How Not to Say Thank You After an Interview

In the job search, there’s nothing like performing well at the interview. And after researching the company, practicing your interview presentation and answering the interview questions with confidence, you want to follow up with something impressive. You want to thank the […]

Job interview thank you: Is it better to send a letter or email?

Job search etiquette is clear on one thing: Every interview should be followed promptly by a thank you note. But should your interview thank you come in the form of a typed email or handwritten letter? That’s where things get […]

Dressing for the Interview by Industry

There’s no getting around it: In every job interview, you’re going to be judged — at least partially — by how you look. But how you should look varies depending on your industry and the job you’re interviewing for. Take […]

Six Style Tips for Interview Success

In a tight job market, what you wear to an interview could be the difference between getting an offer and getting rejected. “By not really investing in your appearance, it can actually cost you the job,” says New York City-based […]

The 6 Worst Things to Wear to a Job Interview

When you’re invited to a job interview, one wrong move can blow your chances. Even wearing the wrong thing can distract an employer from your polished resume and outstanding experience. Before you schedule your next interview, be sure to review […]

Describe your ideal work environment

When hiring managers ask about your ideal work environment, they’re trying to figure out if you’ll be a good fit for the job and the organization. Here’s what they want to hear. People are happiest and most productive when they […]

5 Questions Every Candidate Should Ask in a Job Interview

For many job seekers, the “Do you have any questions for me?” portion of an interview signals the end is near. It’s tempting to just say “no” and get out of the hot seat as quickly as possible, but fight […]

How to answer the question, ‘Why should we hire you?’

Arguably, it’s the most important question you should be prepared to answer in an interview. If you can’t make a case for why you’re the best person for the job, why should the company think you’re the best person? It […]

How to answer the job interview question: ‘Where would you like to be in your career 5 years from now?’

When an interviewer asks you, “Where would you like to be in your career five years from now?” he or she is testing your level of ambition. Joseph Wessner, assistant general manager of Coughlin Printing Group in Watertown, New York, […]

How do you answer the job interview question: ‘What can you do for us that other candidates can’t?’

Answering the question, “What can you do for us that other candidates can’t?” can put you in a pickle in an interview. You want to sound impressive, but not conceited. And it’s not like you even know the other candidates! […]

How to answer the job interview question, ‘What’s the most difficult decision you’ve made and how did you come to that decision?’

When an interviewer asks, “What’s the most difficult decision you’ve made and how did you come to that decision?” the person is giving you a gift. This is a golden opportunity to show exactly you’d perform as a worker under […]

Interview Confidence for Workers with Disabilities

It’s happened: You’ve been asked to come for an interview. It’s a nerve-wracking situation for anyone, but when you have a disability, it’s easy to feel like you’re going in with two strikes against you. Your mindset is key to […]

Think of Your Big Interview as a Simple Conversation

A lot of job seekers go into interviews expecting to be grilled. They prep for the typical interrogation techniques and practice their answers to all the usual interview questions. They have their talking points tucked away in the back of […]