Interviewing is stressful! Here are answers to every question you can imagine about impressing your interviewer and getting the job.

want a job? cool, there are 17 interviews…

Most people who are looking for a job welcome an invitation to interview and are pleased if they’re invited back for a second round. But what happens when the process extends to third, fourth, fifth, and even more interviews? Increasingly, that’s what job seekers are encountering, and it’s leaving them frustrated and exhausted. In the […]

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I was rejected after a seven-minute interview

A reader writes: I recently applied to a job for which I was well-qualified. The role was with a start-up that’s hoping to shift into doing the type of work I do. My current employer is very well respected in the field, so this start-up likely has a lot to learn from someone in a […]

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how to request time off for a last-minute interview

A reader writes: I’m currently interviewing for a new position and I passed the first two rounds of interviews (yeah me!). Those two interviews were done online and I could manage my workday around them easily. However, the next round of interviews is an on-site all-day kind of meeting, and that would require a couple […]

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how to answer “tell me about yourself” in a job interview

It’s common for job interviews to open with a question that sounds simple on its surface but which many job seekers find difficult to answer: “Tell me about yourself.” Job seekers often aren’t sure exactly what interviewers want to know when they ask that question. Are they requesting a full history of your life? Should […]

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