Should You Ever Answer the Job Interview ‘Greatest Weakness’ Question with the Cold Hard Truth?

Should You Ever Answer the Job Interview ‘Greatest Weakness’ Question with the Cold Hard Truth?

Why do employers ask about your greatest weaknesses in job interviews? It isn’t because they’re dying to hear you talk about how obsessed you are with work and having everything be perfect. What they really want is a skills assessment about you, from you.Some people...
12 Ways You Can Be Asked About Your Weaknesses in an Interview

12 Ways You Can Be Asked About Your Weaknesses in an Interview

Employers ask you about your weaknesses in job interviews for a lot of reasons…because they want a realistic assessment of you, because they want to compare you to other candidates, or because they want to see how you react to a difficult question.However, not all of...
How to Answer Interview Questions About Your Salary

How to Answer Interview Questions About Your Salary

Questions about past salary, salary requirements, or any inquires about compensation or benefits are tough to answer. What you say can have a big influence on the offer you eventually get (or don't get).Here are 2 common money questions that come up in job interviews....
How to Answer Interview Questions About Your Failures

How to Answer Interview Questions About Your Failures

Interview questions about your failures can be some of the most difficult to answer. You need to find a good balance between acknowledging the failure, making sure it isn't one that would reflect poorly on your ability to do the job you're interviewing for, and show...
How to Answer Interview Questions If You Were Fired or Laid Off

How to Answer Interview Questions If You Were Fired or Laid Off

If you were fired or laid off in your last position (or in recent years) you will almost certainly be asked about it in the interview. These can be difficult questions that can make even the strongest candidates stumble.All you need to do is think about these...
How to Answer 5 Interview Questions You May Hear If You’re Over 50 (or 40)

How to Answer 5 Interview Questions You May Hear If You’re Over 50 (or 40)

If you're over 50 (or sometimes 40) in a job search, you may be asked interview questions that are indirectly related to your age. Employers are restricted in asking direct questions (because of anti-discrimination laws) but still have concerns about you, and try to...