Interviewing (Step Four)

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Technical Interview Tips and Developer Testing Advice

Software developers are in high demand, but to get a job, they first must master the technical interview. Often packed with confusing questions and excruciating tests, it can feel like a lot just to get a job offer. However, if you make it through and impress your future employers, you'll not only get the offer, but you'll have a lot of negotiating power because their desire to hire you will be through the roof...

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5 Steps for Answering Difficult Interview Questions With Ease

You're interviewing for a job you're really excited about. You've researched the company's history and products, and prepared answers to all the typical interview questions. After you sit down with the hiring manager, you're hit with an unexpected question that stops you dead in your tracks. What do you do next? Preparing for an interview is...

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3 Tips to Deal With Gender Bias During Interviews

When you interview for a job, you assume the hiring company will select the best candidate for the position. This could mean a combination of factors like skill set, education, work ethic, and cultural fit. What it shouldn't include is your gender. But unfortunately there often is a gender bias during interviews, and it's a bias held by both females and males...

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Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Informational Interviewing

Informational interviewing is a great strategy for professionals at various points in their careers. It is an effective way to network with people at specific organizations of interest, whether you're just out of college or a seasoned professional. It is also wonderful when you want to explore a new career path or are considering a professional transition. No matter what, it is always a good way to learn more about a position and about yourself...

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How to Ace Your Job Interview

Don’t play it cool. During a job interview, you have to show you’re excited about the job. A lot of job seekers forget that one of the most crucial parts of interviewing is convincing the hiring manager that they really want the job. Companies aren’t just looking for applicants who have the requisite skills and...

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New Options Helps Ensure Your Resume Doesn't Go Into a Black Abyss

It's not easy being a job seeker today. Common technologies like applicant tracking systems (ATS) can make the application process feel robotic. Even if you are highly qualified for a position, you might still get a canned rejection letter. This leaves frustrated candidates wondering what else they can do. Technology has streamlined the hiring process from...

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4 Tips to Achieve Phone Interview Success

More and more hiring managers are using phone screenings or interviews as the first step of the hiring process. Many view phone screening as an efficient way to narrow down the applicant pool. Instead of wasting an hour-long interview time slot, they can get the initial information and interaction they need from a brief phone call.

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Tips for Successfully Interviewing Across Cultures

Your wanderlust has inspired you to apply for jobs around the world and you've got a few interviews scheduled in some really exciting locations. You know that to ace an interview you need to prepare; however, this becomes difficult when you aren't familiar with the culture. Cultural differences can play a role in interview expectations. From...

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Video Interview Tips: Making a Positive Impression for the Camera

Hiring managers are using video interviewing more frequently than ever before. For candidates, interviewing via video conference comes with numerous unique concerns that can cause plenty of anxiety. To avoid pitfalls and make a great professional impression, it's important to prepare. Two video interview methods Candidates may experience two different types of video interviews. The first...

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How to Interview: Think and Act Like a Consultant

Sick of the same old banter and outcome at interviews? If so, it's time to change things up. One effective strategy is to think and interview like a consultant. Why? This method will make you much more powerful and calmer during the interview process, instead of sitting there hoping they’ll hire you and passively trying...

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Beyond the Resume: Direct Contact and Networking Supercharge Your Job Search

A polished resume is an important tool in a job hunter's toolbox, but it's certainly not the only one required to build the pathway to discovering your dream job. That resume is of no use if it never makes it into the right hands. So how can you reach influential people who can have a...

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