The Most Impressive Answer to “Tell Me About Yourself” From 20 Years of Interviews

Author: Gary Burnison Source: CNBC “Tell me about yourself” is a question you’re certain to be asked at any job interview. As the CEO of the world’s largest executive search firm, I have conducted thousands of interviews over the past 20 years. The best — and most memorable — answer I have ever received to …

The Single Most Important Interview Technique Almost Everyone Leaves Out

Author: Thomas Koulopoulos Source: Inc.com Of all the things that I look for in people when hiring--for the matter in anyone I choose to build a relationship with--there is one that is without doubt the most important. It is the rock solid foundation on which all trust is built and the superglue that ties together …

How to Answer “Why Are You Interested in This Position” in an Interview

Author: Alison Green Source: The Cut Sit down for any job interview and one of the first questions you’re likely to be asked is, “Why are you interested in this position?” If you think that’s a softball question, to some extent you’re right. For most interviewers, it’s a way of easing into the conversation that …

You’ve Probably Been Answering These 5 Interview Questions Wrong

Author: Judith Humphrey Source: Fast Company No matter what sorts of jobs you applied for, you can expect certain interview questions to pop up again and again. But just because you’ve answered these questions before doesn’t mean you should skip the prep work. In fact, some of these super-common questions are the hardest ones to …

The Best Way to Assess Soft Skills

Author: Samantha McLaren Source: LinkedIn Talent Blog Eight in 10 talent professionals say soft skills (like creativity, collaboration, and adaptability) are increasingly important to their company’s success. And, 92% say these skills matter as much or more than hard skills. This data comes from LinkedIn’s annual Global Talent Trends 2019 report, which identified soft skills as …