Interviewing

How to Interview by establishing rapport

Nobody has to teach you about establishing rapport. You’re already good at it. Because you’ve maintained relationships with your family, friends, and business associates over the years, people already like you. And so will job interviewers…

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How to ace the interview

My career counseling ears perked up when I saw Fox Business News (FBN) reporter Cheryl Casone being interviewed by a colleague about how to land a job on the spot. The reporter presented four techniques…



Magic Formula For a Successful Job Search

During a job search, you get battered around a lot by being turned down. That’s what a job campaign is all about—getting “no” for an answer over and over again until you come to the…


How to Avoid Being Fleeced at Interviews

Sometimes a sleazy interviewer might try to fleece you by asking you to solve a problem—one of his. To make matters worst, there might not even be real job there. The reason for inviting you…


I hope I get it

What you’re thinking after interviewing is exactly what dancers in the opening number of “A Chorus Line” are saying to themselves after auditioning for a role: “God, I hope I get it.” In the Broadway…


Job Ghosting

Job ghosting is when you don’t hear back after an interview or when the company to whom you’ve sent a resume and cover letter hasn’t responded. Either way, it’s as if all of your efforts…


Following-up after an interview 

The two most important parts of a job interview are the opening—that’s where you make a good first impression—and the ending where you ask for the job and lay groundwork for following up a job…


An unfair interview question

You might run into an unscrupulous interviewer or two who will ask an unfair interview question or two. Among the worst of the worst is when you’re interviewed for a job that doesn’t exist. You’re there…


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How to Prepare For a Job Interview 

Abraham Lincoln said, “I will prepare and someday my chance will come.” Many of you have worked hard for your chance—an interview with a company you want to work for— yet failed to prepare. When…