Tag Archives: Interview

How to Respond to “Difficult Situation” Questions in Your Interview

Adversity appears in some form in all jobs. A person’s ability to handle difficult or confrontational situations is important to success in any position. During your interviews, it is likely you will receive some type of question about how you … Continue reading

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Tips on handling off-the-wall job interview questions

Employers have started a new trend that seems to be sticking. Rather than jumping into interviews with a traditional question, many of today’s employers are asking questions that are completely unexpected. For example, employers have asked what the applicant would … Continue reading

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Using Presentation Skills to Land the Position

When entering your next interview, ensure that you’ve armed yourself with the proper tools for a calm interaction and successful outcome. You already know you’re a fit for the job, but use these tried and true theories from business presentations … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear the Salary Negotiation

It goes without saying that this part of the interview process is the most nerve-wracking for job seekers. The single most common reason I’ve heard cited for this is that candidates are afraid that negotiating will eliminate them from consideration. … Continue reading

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May I Have Your Hand In Employment?

You wouldn’t marry someone you just met. So why do so many of us join associations/companies we barely know? Of course, jobs aren’t in the same league as marriage, but there is a certain level of commitment when you accept … Continue reading

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8 Tips to find the Best Executive Jobs

While exploring the web for some job search tips to share with my readers, I ran across an article written by Meg Guiseppi based on a query by About.com’s job search expert Alison Doyle. Alison put together eight bits of … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Get a Call Back. What Did I Do Wrong?

Even in the best of times, job hunting can feel like tossing your resume into the open sea. Now, with record numbers of applicants, you may not receive a response at all. Career experts agree that if resounding silence is … Continue reading

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The Salary Question

Nothing strikes fear in the hearts of interviewees like hearing “what are your salary requirements?” If they could respond with what they were actually thinking, it would probably sound something like this: Anything!! (If needing a job ASAP.) The most … Continue reading

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Interviewing Via Webcam

Until Tuesday, I never gave this topic much thought. However, while at the Association Forum’s Holiday Showcase, I attended a seminar called “Trends in Hybrid and Virtual Events.” The presenter, Mike Westcott, talked about the importance of training speakers to … Continue reading

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