August 2007

how to answer “what are your weaknesses?”

Rowan Manahan at Fortify Your Oasis has started a new project, “The Definitive Guide to Clearing Job-Hunt Hurdles,” in which lots of bloggers are contributing advice on various parts of the job-seeking process. Here’s some advice from me on a topic that seems to stymie even savvy job-hunters: the weaknesses question. Some variation of “what […]

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following up after an interview

A reader writes: I’m interviewing for a new job while still employed. Last Friday I had an interview, and the woman who interviewed me was very enthusiastic and mentioned she wanted me to come back for a second interview. (She said if the person she wanted me to meet with was in, I would have […]

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