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About Me

Behavioral Interview Questions

  1. What was the biggest biggest mistake you ever made...and what did you learn from it?
  2. How do you handle a difficult co-worker?
  3. How do you work with a co-worker who is a slacker?
  4. How do you deal with dishonesty in the workplace?
  5. What qualities do you look for in a boss?
  6. What is the last book you read?
  7. How do you improve yourself?
  8. What are some of your hobbies or personal interests?
  9. Why did you choose your college major?
  10. What motivates you?

Character Reference Letters

Contact Us

Cover Letters for Resume

Difficult Interview Questions...or Weird Situations (selected gems asked by site visitors)

  1. Need salary negotiation advice after 2 year job search
  2. Poor credit ruining my job prospects
  3. Started Work But Still Looking For Job
  4. Mike, you gave me bad resume advice
  5. Tons of job interviews but no offers
  6. Background checks foiling my job offer?
  7. I Don't Have Any Accomplishments
  8. What are the chances of a convicted felon getting a good job?
  9. Admit to being fired from a job?
  10. How to explain 2 years of unemployment
  11. Why are companies asking me if I have other job offers?
  12. OK to use relative's address so I look like a local candidate?
  13. Stalled job offer after I was promised the job
  14. Criminal record ruining my job search
  15. How should I prepare for a 2nd job interview over lunch with 2-3 hiring authorities?
  16. Why am I being invited back for a 2nd job interview when my future boss is a friend of mine and already knows me?
  17. Why do I have to interview for an internal job along with outside candidates when I already work here?
  18. How do I address an interview thank you letter when I only remember my interviewers first name?
  19. Discouraged unemployed dad seeks help finding a job.
  20. How should I conduct a job search when currently employed?
  21. What do I do when I think I am failing at my new job?
  22. My x-employer told me they were laying me off due to downsizing, but a couple months later they back-filled my position. Was I laid off or fired? What do I tell prospective employers?
  23. I'm nervous about an upcoming panel interview. How should I prepare?
  24. Stay-at-home-mom returning to the workforce
  25. What are my chances of getting a job with a DUI on my driving record?
  26. Strange environmental interview question
  27. Asked to criticize a co-worker during internal job interview

Dinner Interviews

Employment References

Group Interviews

Interview Etiquette

Interview Follow Up Tips

Interview Thank You Notes

Job Interview Attire

Job Interview Blog

Job Interview Blog Archive

Job Interview Stories

Job Interview Techniques for One-on-One Interviews

Job Interview Tips

Job Interview Weakness - find your fatal flaw

Mock Job Interview Quiz

Outline of a Great Resume

Phone Interview Questions

Phone Interview Tips

Preparing for a Job Interview

Preparing for an Interview - Travel Etiquette

Privacy Policy

Pull Through Layoffs and Downsizing

Recruiters Jobs (hidden job board of executive recruiters)

Resume Writing Examples

Sample Reference Letters

Second Job Interviews

Situational Interview Questions

  1. Describe the ideal work environment to do your best work.
  2. Share with me an idea or improvement you implemented that made a difference.
  3. Describe the toughest challenge you ever faced and how you worked through it.
  4. Tell me about a time when you had to stick by a decision you made even though it made you unpopular.
  5. Discuss a situation during the past year in which you had to deal with an upset customer or coworker.
  6. Describe the most difficult boss you worked for and how you dealt with them.
  7. What would you do if the priorities on a major project you were working on were suddenly changed.
  8. Tell me about a time when your work was criticized.
  9. Tell me about a time you went above and beyond the call of duty to get something done or resolve a problem.
  10. Give me an example of an important goal you set and describe your progress in reaching that goal.

Top 10 Interview Questions

  1. Tell me about yourself.
  2. What are your strengths?
  3. What are your weaknesses?
  4. What was your greatest accomplishment?
  5. What do you know about our company?
  6. What did you like least about your prior job?
  7. Why did you leave your last job?
  8. Where do you see yourself 3-5 years from now?
  9. Will you relocate?
  10. Why should I hire you?

Types of Job Interviews

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