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Did you know that employers are listening for certain words, phrases, and concepts in your interview answers? If you don’t say what they want to hear, you won’t get the job. In this webinar, you will learn perfect interview answers you can adapt for any job in any field. These answers are the “magic words” that will unlock job offers for you. You will learn:
One of the worst things that can happen to you in a job interview is to get a tough interview question that makes you freeze, like a deer in the headlights. You are surprised, you don't know which way to go, and so you just sit there waiting for disaster. Most of the interview questions that make you freeze are questions like, "What's your greatest achievement?" or "What's your greatest failure?" or "What have you done that makes you a great fit for this job?" Even if you can answer those, you can easily get stuck when they follow up your answer with "How did you do that?" or "What happened?" Here's a great exercise that will really prepare you to answer the toughest interview questions: Read more...
I received this great comment from a hiring manager on interviewing, and thought her insights would help you in your next interview, when you answer interview questions.
My observations as a hiring manager are in line with what you are saying in this video. I've interviewed candidates for a position in software development team and asked them a standard question: "Where do you see yourself in three years?" Many responded enthusiastically, "I want to be a manager", not realizing that this be viewed as a threat to the continuous employment of a manager :) A safer answer is "I want to be a senior programmer." The biggest assumption people make is that if they tell you what they did, you will understand that they will and can do the job. I think this approach is far from perfect, and they will be better understood if they spell this out explicitly. For example, "I can support Oracle database and resolve performance issues because I have such and such experience to rely upon." What I heard often was "I am passionate about Oracle and done a lot of Oracle programming" - how [your passion helps] me was not spelled out for me. Just my 2c Cheers, OlgaThe video Olga refers to is this one: The 4 Unasked Job Interview Questions You MUST Answer The big ideas here are to remember who you're speaking with and adjust your answers accordingly, and give evidence-based answers (especially quantified ones that include numbers, dollars, and percentages) instead of only talking about your passion. Passion and enthusiasm are good, but evidence is better. If you'd like great answers to specific interview questions, check out my blog series, How to Answer Interview Questions.
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Can you explain why you're the person they need to hire? Employers ask you a hundred different interview questions... but what they really want to know is, "Why should we hire you?" If you get interviews but you don't get the job, you have not explained that to them. This is the book that will show you how to use your answers to get the job.
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Deliver perfect interview answers that make you stand out and get hired with this set of additional 101 job interview questions and answers. Learn how to include special details that set you apart and avoid mistakes that knock you out of the running. Learn the Keys to a Great Interview and get a Bonus: How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions.
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What's the most powerful place you can be in as a job seeker? The most powerful place you can be as a job seeker is having someone the company knows and trusts marketing you for the job--that someone is a recruiter. If you are in a job search now, or want to get better and better opportunities throughout your career, you need to understand how to leverage the considerable power of recruiters.
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This book is for YOU if you want to slam-dunk every phone interview and get invited to the face-to-face. You will discover my best phone interview tips from 14 years of interviewing thousands of candidates (as a hiring manager and recruiter). This is your key to phone interview success!
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If you feel like your job search is stalled because you can’t get enough interviews, then this is the book for you! It will jumpstart your job search and put you in the interview seat, so you can get a job fast.
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Job interviews are more competitive than ever. If you go to interviews but are not getting offers, someone else is out-preparing and out-performing you in the interview. This book will turn YOU into the stand-out candidate who walks away with the job.
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Are you about to interview for a sales job? Here are some of the questions you will most likely be asked in a job sales interview. Click on the question to go to the article that tells you how to answer it.
The toughest job interview questions are often those that require us to tell about our greatest accomplishments. First, you have to know what those are--which ones will be impressive to the hiring manager? Next, you need to be prepared to explain those achievements. They want to know details. In the video below, I will give you a very easy way to prepare interview answers that will get you the offer. If you want more help, see my blog series, How to Answer Interview Questions. You'll see detailed examples for 101 tough job interview questions.
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Employers want to know about more than just your skills and experience--they want to know how you'll get along day-to-day. How will you react in stressful situations? What will you do when a customer gets cranky, or there's some issue with the product? One way for hiring managers to get to that information is to use behavioral interview questions that try to uncover how you have reacted in similar situations, or that set up a theoretical problem to see how you would go about solving it. Both types of behavioral (or situational) interview questions show how you think, which can be much more informative for a hiring manager than asking about your greatest weakness. The easiest and most effective way to answer Behavioral Interview Questions is to use the STAR format. Read more...
Think about job interviews. You’re so thrilled when you get the call. The interview prep work is exciting because you’re getting to know what you hope is your new company. You get your resume, your brag book, and your 30-60-90-day plan all lined out, and you choose what to wear. You map out the route and get there a healthy few minutes early. You greet your interviewer with a smile and a firm handshake, and then you start The Conversation. Everything hinges on your job interview questions and answers. Your answers are THE major deciding factor in whether or not you get asked back for a second interview or get the job offer. Not to worry…Career Confidential is here to help. I am thrilled to announce that we are launching a new blog article series: How to Answer Interview Questions. In fact, we are publishing 101 job interview questions and answers in a brand new, open-access series for you. These are typical but tough interview questions that most candidates are asked at some point in their interview process. We will tell you how to answer just about every interview question possible…from the most common standard interview questions to the weird, “personality” interview questions. But we’re not just giving you the answer to parrot...I don't want you to sound like someone who Googled “how to answer interview questions.” (Although I will give you ideas.)
Would you like some free training on How to Answer Interview Questions?I’m going to address one question per article and coach you through how to approach your answer strategically and construct the best answer possible FOR YOU. I’ll tell you things like:
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Hello Peggy! I just wanted to let you know my results from using your 30 60 90 day sales plan. [Prior to purchasing your plan, my face-to-face] interview went great! As we wrapped up [the hiring manager] said, "We are going to have another interview and I want you to be able to tell me in our next meeting how you plan on tackling this job." I put together my 30 60 90 day sales plan. At my next interview, when the hiring manager asked if I had given any thought as to how I would tackle the job and when I responded with, "Well, yes I have. I have prepared a 90 day plan that I would love to share with you." The look on his face was priceless!! He was not expecting this, Peggy. The interview went amazing. I was offered the job within 24 hours. -- JeanneLook at what Jeanne is teaching us here: Most people would have thought about how they planned to tackle the job, and maybe have formulated an answer before they went to the interview. Jeanne took it up a notch with her 90-day plan and became the star candidate. The 30 60 90-Day Plan is the something 'extra' that can absolutely make you stand out and make the company very eager to hire you. Do not go to another interview without a 30 60 90 Day Plan. It's too risky. Pull out all the stops and knock their socks off. That's when you walk away with the job offer. Find out more and get your 30 60 90 Day Sales Plan right now.
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See Top Job Interview AnswersCheck out this brand-new page of videos we've put together: Job Interview Questions and Answers Video Series. On this page, there are dozens of job interview questions and answers. They are individually recorded, so you can pick and choose the interview answers you need. They are on video, so it's easier to learn and remember how to answer interview questions. If you want a great interview, you need the best answers to interview questions....and they are right here on this page: Perfect Interview Answers (More than 270,000 people have downloaded these answers already...don't wait!) Enjoy!
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Are you looking for an IT job? Do you know how to handle an IT interview so that you DO get the job? I am so excited to let you know that I just had a fantastic and very informative conversation with Jeff Lipschultz, owner of A-List Solutions, a recruiting firm in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area since 2007. A-List Solutions places technical candidates in a huge variety of companies all over the United States. He is an incredible resource for IT folks, and he spent over 30 minutes with me doling out all kinds of advice on how to do very well in IT interviews. I have put the entire conversation in an audio recording for you. All you have to do is click the bar below to hear it. Read more...
Hiring managers love behavioral interview questions, because these kinds of questions dig deeper into what kind of employee you really are. Answers to behavioral interview questions must be in the form of stories, or examples of things you've done in your career. They are projections from you about how you would handle everyday or stressful situations in this new job, based on how you've handled similar situations before. To answer behavioral interview questions well, you need to know which questions are likely to be asked, and plan for a story you can tell. Come up with real life examples of how you have excelled in your work. Develop these stories for your behavioral interview. Read more...
My most popular ebook, How to Answer Interview Questions, is now available as an Amazon Audible Audiobook! (It’s also available as an audiobook on Google Play, iTunes, Barnes and Noble, and Audible.) You can learn the best answers to 101 job interview questions in the car, on the train, working out, cooking dinner—anytime. With this book, every job interview answer you give will tell the employer one more reason why they should hire you. ‘Selling yourself for the job’ will be ridiculously easy. What will this audiobook do for you?