Career Questions tagged Interviews

Is it ok to give a generic answer to an interview question?

I am always stuck on the interview question asking me to tell the interviewers a time I was working in a group that I demonstrated leadership skills. The only answer I can come up with is the ghosting of a member and how I reached out to the member to resolve the problem. Is this answer too...

#career #interviews #advice #job-application

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Active Jan 02 at 10:58 PM

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Posted by Esther C.’s Avatar Esther C.
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Alice Yap | Career Developer and HR Professional - Bringing the ... Do not provide a generic answer. Interview is the only time ...

What are the hardships of a women becoming an architect?

I’m a sophomore looking at possible career choices, but I want to know all the possible hardships I could face and what might happen if I were to join architecture. #architecture #architect #interviews...

#career

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Active Nov 25 '18 at 04:25 PM

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Posted by Ashley W.’s Avatar Ashley W.
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Alice Yap | Career Developer and HR Professional - Bringing the ... There are many challenges a woman has to face if she ...

During networking events, what questions can I ask to build meaningful relationships that also keep conversations going for along time?

In a general context, however what would be examples of questions to ask Healthcare IT professionals that can help you learn more about thier department and why they do what they do? #human-resources #interviews...

#business

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Lillian Wang, LMSW’s Avatar Wyn Bumgardner, SPHR, MA, MCS’s Avatar Marija Pindovic’s Avatar Kathryn Ridings’s Avatar
Active Nov 14 '18 at 11:29 AM

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Posted by Bryan M.’s Avatar Bryan M.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education Great question! Here are some example questions:What do you do? - ...

In a job interview, I often hear that despite it being illegal, there are questions such as age and sexuality asked. What is a good way to get around this?

According to various sources (including personal contacts), interviewers sometimes break the law in terms of personal questioning. Of course that would make the interview difficult, and so I wonder what some tips are to help cirumvent this. #job #interviews #career...

#job-search

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Active Oct 22 '18 at 11:39 PM

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Posted by Cierra M.’s Avatar Cierra M.
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CHARLES KING | Career Services Coordinator When the question is asked just smile and politely say to ...

How should I dress for college interviews?

I am a female and wondering what type of attire to wear for interviews at colleges looking to be accepted into a 3+3 DPT program as incoming freshman. #interviews #college...

#dress-for-success

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Active Oct 06 '18 at 11:52 PM

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Posted by Cori C.’s Avatar Cori C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Here are some tips that might help:https://www.themuse.com/advice/the-secret-to-a-perfect-interview-outfit-stalk-the-companys-social-mediahttps://www.themuse.com/advice/looks-that-land-the-job-what-to-wear-to-any-interviewhttps://www.themuse.com/advice/ask-a-career-coach-is-my-interview-outfit-the-reason-im-not-getting-the-job

How to learn work ethics and become more confident entering the workspace?

I have worked as a research assistant, primarily communicating only with my mentor and doing it online. What are some helpful tips once I start working with more people? #internship #interviews #workspace #workethics #work #job # #career #relationship...

#colleague

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Thaiz Ciolfi Cazzaro, CPSM’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Oct 06 '18 at 10:41 AM

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Posted by Tomiris K.’s Avatar Tomiris K.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Treat others the way you would want to be treated! Observe ...

What is the best way to prepare for an interview

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Active Nov 27 '18 at 09:01 PM

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Posted by Samuel F.’s Avatar Samuel F.
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Robert Calobrisi | Desktop Publishing Specialist at IHS Markit Hi Samuel, first prepare and practice your answers to the 8 ...

How to nail an interview?

What are your best tips for being successful in an interview? I'm in college and thinking about having to start applying for real jobs once I graduate and even for internships etc. and need some help! #interviews #interviewing-skills...

#interview-preparation

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Active Nov 14 '18 at 07:29 PM

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Posted by Sarah S.’s Avatar Sarah S.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed Be yourself, don't try and be another person, answer the questions ...

As a web dev student, What is the best process for acing the coding interview?

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Active Nov 14 '18 at 06:17 PM

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Posted by Jordan M.’s Avatar Jordan M.
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zhongyuan tang | software engineer Hi Jordan,According to my experience, to pass the interviews in high ...

How should I prepare for a Consulting Case Interview?

I'm interested in management consulting. How should I prepare for the case portion of interview? I haven't taken any business classes, although I have taken micro economics and macro economics. #consulting #interviews #case-interview...

#management-consulting

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Allison Reppe’s Avatar Gary Hart’s Avatar Aria Broxton, PMP’s Avatar Yair Saragosti’s Avatar
Active Jul 10 '18 at 03:00 AM

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Posted by Rebecca A.’s Avatar Rebecca A.
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Allison Reppe | Senior Associate at PwC Hi Rebecca,The thing to keep in mind with most Case Studies ...
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Jerome Anderson | Recruiter/Closer at Airbnb Hello! The entertainment industry is full of unique and creative people ...

What do I wear for an interview?

I've always wondered what is considered appropriate for an interview. I went with a short sleeve shirt to an interview, but I was then told that I had to wear a long sleeve. #interview-preparation #job-interview #interview #interviews #interviewing #job-interview...

#interviewing-skills

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Active Sep 25 '18 at 11:17 PM

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Posted by Yomaris E.’s Avatar Yomaris E.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Yomaris, Good question. Showing up for an interview can be ...

What is a 401K and should I apply for one in my first job?

As I prepare to go into my career, I know insurances and benefits are a huge part of accepting a job. I have never really understood what a 401K is and if I need to apply for it! #401k #insurance #interviews...

#job-applications

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Active May 31 '18 at 01:14 AM

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Posted by Karen W.’s Avatar Karen W.
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Chris Amenell | Credit Risk Manager A 401k is a program offered by some employers that allows ...

What are the key elements to include in a well executed resume?

I am heading into my senior year of college and I am beginning to look for teaching jobs in the state. I want a very well composed and impressive essay to give future employers! #resume #resume-writing #teaching...

#interviews

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar
Active May 17 '18 at 10:12 PM

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Posted by Karen W.’s Avatar Karen W.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed Hi Karen; As a recent or soon-to-be graduate, there are four ...

How early should you show up at an interview?

How early is too early? And do recruiters judge you if you are right on time? Do they prefer people to be earlier than on the dot? #interviews #interviewing-skills...

#resume

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Jasanpreet Kaur Bhatia’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar Austin L.’s Avatar Bonnie Hongo’s Avatar
Active May 15 '18 at 06:26 PM

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Posted by Emily V.’s Avatar Emily V.
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Jasanpreet Kaur Bhatia | HR Professional || Adviser || Startup Enthusiastic || ... Hey Emily!I will answer your questions one by one.Always arrive 10 ...

What sorts of qualities are employers looking for in potential candidates?

When I am applying for jobs, I never know which qualities to flaunt. I try to act very friendly, but I am worried this makes me look unintelligent and soft....

#interviews

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Active May 08 '18 at 08:25 PM

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Posted by Cameron C.’s Avatar Cameron C.
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Amit Kapadia | Financial Analyst Great question, figuring out which qualities to display on and focus ...

if im late to a interview would i be taken off the list right away? what happens?

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Peter Lah’s Avatar Terral Boisfontaine’s Avatar
Active Aug 08 '18 at 12:10 AM

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Posted by dalton W.’s Avatar dalton W.
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Peter Lah Hi Dalton,It really depends on employers. However, even if you are ...

How do I prepare for an interview?

in the interview, i think i'm not ready.They ask me things that i do not know. I need help help to organize ideas #ideas #interview-preparation...

#interviews

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Active Apr 23 '18 at 06:32 AM

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Posted by christian R.’s Avatar christian R.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Christian,We all run into interviews occasionally where they ask questions we ...

what questions do you ask a potential employee when in an interview setting

to conduct an interview with a potential employer and to get the right information...

#interviews

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Active Jun 15 '18 at 04:39 PM

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Posted by abbey P.’s Avatar abbey P.
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Lane Robilotto | Manager Tax at PwC Hi Abby,That is great question, and I'm sure you will find ...

Tips for candidates new to the interviewing process

What are some tips or pointers for people who are looking for their first jobs(s). How do I stand out while having no experience or professional qualifications? #interviews #interview #interviewing-skills #professionalism #new-hires...

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar Poonam Kherde’s Avatar Scott Raether, Career Coach and Resume Writer’s Avatar John Bleakney, PMP’s Avatar
Active May 07 '18 at 06:33 AM

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Posted by Ariana M.’s Avatar Ariana M.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed Hi Ariana:Although your resume may get you a job interview, you ...

What are appropriate questions to ask during and interview?

I want to hire someone for a job but I'm not quite sure what the est things to ask them are. What should I ask the person ? What are some common Interview questions? #interviewing-skills #hiring...

#interviews

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar
Active Apr 17 '18 at 05:53 PM

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Posted by Jacquelyn B.’s Avatar Jacquelyn B.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed You said you want to hire someone for a job and ...

In the interview process, what qualities do they look for when deciding to give you the job?

What characteristics are beneficial to exemplify to employers that you have, and that are positive in the workplace. #interviews...

#jobs

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Amit Kapadia’s Avatar Michael Bracey’s Avatar Austin L.’s Avatar
Active Apr 16 '18 at 04:08 PM

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Posted by Katie Z.’s Avatar Katie Z.
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Amit Kapadia | Financial Analyst Hi Katie. Great question; honing your interviewing skills will go a ...

If i were to be late to an interview will i be automatically taken off the list?

Writing a paper on successful employees! #career...

#interviews

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Lashay Taylor’s Avatar Michael Bracey’s Avatar
Active Aug 01 '18 at 03:42 AM

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Posted by Luke H.’s Avatar Luke H.
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Lashay Taylor | --Career Counselor, Educator, and Motivator Interesting Question Luke: If you are tardy and that causes you ...

Do the way i dress to the interview affect me getting the job?

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Corey Rawdon’s Avatar James Chan’s Avatar Michael Bracey’s Avatar Austin L.’s Avatar
Active Apr 13 '18 at 11:42 PM

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Posted by Luke H.’s Avatar Luke H.
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Corey Rawdon | Director of Marketing at Okta, Inc. Hi Luke,In short: Yes—the way you "dress" for the interview will ...

When a person walks into an interview are they automatically judged or not?

because i am wondering if you judge or not a soon as you meet them #heavyequipment #career...

#interviews

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Lashay Taylor’s Avatar Jack Mullen’s Avatar Hannah Pong’s Avatar
Active Oct 24 '18 at 01:48 AM

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Posted by jase R.’s Avatar jase R.
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Lashay Taylor | --Career Counselor, Educator, and Motivator Hi Jase: Great question. Judged yes, discounted no. There are verbal ...

How do you expect a person to dress for an interview?

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Active Apr 17 '18 at 05:52 PM

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Posted by jase R.’s Avatar jase R.
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James Garvin | Customer Success Manager at Okta, Inc. It really depends on the company and culture, and to some ...

During the interview process what is a reason a person would not be hired?

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Jun Lin’s Avatar Jessica Scott’s Avatar
Active Nov 27 '18 at 08:57 PM

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Posted by Tim P.’s Avatar Tim P.
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Jun Lin | Deals Valuation Another big reason a person would not be hired during the ...

What are some interview tips?

I am applying to optometry school this year, so hopefully I get some interviews! #eyes #optometry #interviews...

#professional-development

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Stephanie Hamilton’s Avatar Irina Tikhonova’s Avatar
Active Apr 08 '18 at 09:14 AM

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Posted by Karena K.’s Avatar Karena K.
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Stephanie Hamilton | Educational Consulting Hi Karena, Based on your question, I'm guessing your interviews will ...

In an interview, what are some good pointers or tips.

I'm asking because interviews are kind of intimidating. #interviews...

#career-counseling

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Active May 16 '18 at 05:31 AM

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Posted by Joshua S.’s Avatar Joshua S.
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Hannah Pong | Global citizen who develops and executes strategies to ... Interviews are indeed daunting. There are a lot of books/ online ...

In a interview, how can you leave a big impression on your future employer?

Why I am asking this because I am currently looking for a job and I feel unprepared whenever they would ask me " What is my strongest quality?" or "What is my weakness?". Also, because this year I have applied to some hospitals to volunteer during the summer and I have always been rejected and...

#interviews

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Active Apr 01 '18 at 11:14 PM

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Posted by Jesel R.’s Avatar Jesel R.
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Jasanpreet Kaur Bhatia | HR Professional || Adviser || Startup Enthusiastic || ... Following are the things that you need to take care of:Always ...

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