๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—œ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒโ“

Explain your resume working backwards… Some of these stories can be fleshed out to answer ‘What you liked about your last job or working environment‘. This question should not be glossed over, it requires preparation like any other. Starting with...

๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฒโ“

Pretty harmless question? I would say yes, if you know your job, the role, and know what makes it work well within the context of how the organization works. This is what the Interviewer wants you to articulate. It is another great avenue for you to showcase your...

๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜†โ“

When I ask each Client how much research they do on a prospective Company? The answer is typically one to two hours. As the session unfolds, I can tell exactly how much research they have actually completed (The Interviewers will also know). When I ask...

๐——๐—ผ๐—ป’๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐˜๐˜€โ—

If you ever read advice from a career coach to ‘memorize scripts’, run a mile.ย  Though this advice may be well intentioned, it can be miscontsrued by someone who writes out the script, learns every line and practices it the same way each time. It is much...

๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฒโ“ ๐—ช๐—ต๐˜† ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒโ“

Very similar questions, and are typically asked at the outset to gauge a candidate’s interest, motivations and suitability. The obvious reason may be money or to put food in the fridge, of course that answer isn’t a palatable one or at the very least...

๐—”๐˜€๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€โ“

A previous post of mine referenced a particularly difficult interviewer I encountered a number of years ago. He was not the only one.ย  So, why would people be difficult or act like an asshole? It could be because they have an off day, however it is more likely they...
๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ณ๐˜‚๐—น ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ปโ“

๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ณ๐˜‚๐—น ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ปโ“

Telling an Interviewer that you ‘driven, committed, focused, hard working?’ Iย hate that term ๐Ÿ˜‚Orย Telling stories that demonstrate your drive, commitment and yourย track record of going above and beyond? Harness the power of storytelling…. Think of the...

โ€œ๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฎ ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ฏโ“โ€

According to a recent study on Linkedin – Top 6 soft skills, one of the most popular questions to ask an Interviewee is โ€œWhat are the three things that are most important to you in a job?โ€ Would you be able to answer this question well if you didn’t...

๐—˜๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜๐—ถ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒโ“

A common question asked is what matters more, experience or attitude? The answer is not as simple as it seems and depends on many factors. It depends on the Role, the Hiring Manager, what the Company values, the Candidate themselves. The Role There are certain roles...