Category: Job Interview

Illegal Job Interview Questions

Illegal Job Interview Questions

QUESTION AN INTERVIEWER CANNOT ASK HAVE YOU EVER CHANGED YOUR NAME? (can ask about “other names used” for reference checks) MARITAL STATUS? NAME OF SPOUSE OR NEAREST RELATIVE? (can ask for the name of...

Tough Job Interview Questions

Tough Job Interview Questions

The odds are very high that you could be eliminated from consideration for jobs based on your answer (or, more likely, your lack of a good answer) to one or more of the interview...

Common Job Interview Questions

Common Job Interview Questions

The following list presents questions most often asked by recruiters who interview new graduates at college campuses. Although some of the questions may not apply to your situation, they give you a good idea...

Basic Interview Questions

Basic Interview Questions

Tell me about yourself. Who or what has had the greatest influence on the development of your career interests? How have your educational and work experiences prepared you for this position? What factors did...

Sample Answers to Top Job Interview Question

Sample Answers to Top Job Interview Question

Question: Why don’t you tell me about yourself? This is the classic open-ended interview question. You could start telling your life’s history in two hours or less, but that is not what the interview...

Job Interview Questions

Job Interview Questions

What shift do you prefer? (also, how do you feel about overtime?) For an interviewer to conduct a lawful employment interview, the employer must demonstrate job related necessity for asking the questions. The intent...

How to Dress for Job Interview

How to Dress for Job Interview

In the preparation for a job interview, one must begin by taking a look at oneself. A good look in the mirror would be a good start to make sure nothing is being overlooked....

Research the Company Before the Interview

Research the Company Before the Interview

Employers don’t have to hesitate when asked what they see as the number one problem with job candidates: a complete lack of preparation. True, a good many people are well-prepared to speak about themselves...

Things to Do Before the Job Interview

Things to Do Before the Job Interview

What happens before the interview is extremely important, although it’s often overlooked. Before you meet prospective employers, you often have indirect contact with those who know them. You might even contact the employer directly...

Behavioral Job Interview

Behavioral Job Interview

Sample Questions For a behavioral screening: What type of opportunity/position are you looking for? Describe your ideal job. What are you looking for in this position? What is your ideal work environment? How would...

Academic Job Interview

Academic Job Interview: Dos and Don’ts

INTERVIEWING “DO’S” Know where you’re going before your appointment. Prepare…know about the company, the job, and how your background relates. Dress appropriately.  Keep in mind the job for which you’re interviewing.  Take extra care...

Tips for Telephone Interviews

Tips for Telephone Interviews

The tips on research and preparation still apply if your interview is by phone. However, since the interviewer can’t see your facial expressions showing your enthusiasm, warmth, sincerity and confidence, you need to be...

6 Types of Interview

6 Types of Interview

Before we get into the specifics of how to succeed in interviews, it might help you to read about the different forms your interview might take. Your first interview is likely to fall into...