Here’s How to Shine at an Interview

How to Shine

The first thing to be aware of is that often it’s not your lack of ability that leads you to defeat – it’s your nerves and mindset in how you approach the interview, so let’s look at some friendly advice on shifting your paradigm to tackle your tense state.

7 Uncommon Interview Questions – Be Prepared

Interview Nerves

Above all, be yourself, be confident and answer the questions openly and honestly. If they don’t like the answers, it’s not the company for you.

How to Nail Your Technology Job Interview

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One of life’s biggest nerve-wracking experiences is the job interview. It doesn’t matter whether you have a panel in front of you or the interview is a casual affair in a coffee shop, it can set even the most steadfast person on edge. What’s even more nerve-wracking is interviewing for a computing role.

Ace That Phone Interview!

phone interview

There are definite advantages to being interviewed on the phone, and they shouldn’t be ignored. Before you get on the phone you have the opportunity to lay out a variety of resources to give you a boost during your interview.

How to Ace your Telephone Interview

Telephone Interview

Telephone Interviews have become very popular as the first step in an interview process. Unfortunately, telephone interviews are probably the toughest type of interviews. Without […]

The USPS Interview Questions Answers You Should Know

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When you are applying for a job with the United States Postal Service (USPS), you should prepare for being called in for an interview. Each company that recruits more or less constantly, like USPS, usually has a range of questions they pose to their applicants. Based on how you answer these inquiries during your interview, the job will be yours or not.

Personalized interview coaching.

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5 Reasons Why You Won’t Get a Job Offer

are you prepared

A tremendous amount of time and effort goes into preparing and succeeding in getting a new job. Updating resumes, leveraging your networks, going on interviews, […]

How to Dress for Your Upcoming Interview

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A general rule of thumb when it comes to interview attire is to dress a step above what you think you should be wearing. While this does not mean you should be wearing a fitted tuxedo when you walk through the door, you need to be dressed more professional than usual.

8 Things That Differentiate You From Other Candidates

What makes an employer choose you over another candidate, especially when you both have the same skills? A lot of candidates find it stressful to compete for a role without quite knowing what their competition is like.

14 Challenging Job Interview Questions With Answers

challenging interview questions

Practice makes perfect, and that includes job interviews. How many times have you been asked that tought question and didn’t have a good answer?

5 Tips for Surviving the Screening Interview


The interview process — most of us have walked down this road before. And although the interview itself brings about emotions of sheer terror, it is often the prescreening interview that can make or break whether we get that next job.

Get it Right the First Time – Interviews

You know how it is. You put in all this work to get to get “The Interview”. You spend countless hours updating your resume, calling […]

Ace Your Embedded Software Engineers Interview

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This post includes all of the job search and career information you need to help you land a great job as an Embedded Engineer. Included below are the best resources on the Internet for a successful embedded engineer job search.

Interview Questions to Practice if You’re Going for a Job in the Mental Health Sector

Job Interview

Whether you’ve recently graduated from university, are about to soon or have been in industry for a while but are changing career focus, it’s important to give yourself the best chance of success of landing your dream job.

Virtual Interview Tips to Help You Land Your Dream Job

dream job

Practice talking about why you want the job, what your career goals are, your previous positions and what you learned from them and how you’ve dealt with challenges in the past.

10 Telephone Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make


the purpose of a telephone interview is to screen potential candidates and further pare down the list to a short list of individuals who will be asked to interview in person.

Strategies to Help You Nail Your Next Interview

Nail Your Next Interview

If you’re preparing for a job interview, you need to understand the job, the people with whom you’re meeting, the company and what benefits you’ll bring to the role.

Be the Candidate Who Stands Out from the Crowd

stand out from the crowd

If you’ve mad it to the interview stage – first of all well done! You now have an excellent opportunity to impress the hiring manager and convince him or her that you are the perfect candidate for the job.

Employers Eye: Why Should They Choose You?

Why Should They Choose You

They are looking over your CV and they ask you questions that try to boil down what and who you are. So it feels like you have to impress them with every sentence you speak.

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