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“May We Contact This Employer?”: How To Answer The Inevitable Question

Career + Job Search
There are many difficult questions on employment applications, but possibly few are trickier than the inevitable “May we contact this employer?”

Passing The Personality Test On Your Next Administrative Interview

HR & Office Support
To ensure an interviewer doesn’t catch you off guard, continue reading for 3 types of tricky interview questions that you’ll want to prepare for…

5 Tricky Questions That Would Intimidate Any Interviewee

Career + Job Search
There are plenty of tried and true ways to prep for an interview, but employers still have plenty of tricks up their sleeves...

Job Seekers: Be Prepared for “Out of the Box” Interview Questions

Resume & Interview Tips
In the world of interviews, gone are the days when it was considered good practice to volley standard, run-of-the-mill questions...

Addressing that Pink Slip in an Interview

Resume & Interview Tips
It’s always unfortunate to be let go from a position, but the hardest part of job searching afterward is addressing that experience in an interview...

4 Questions to Avoid Asking During an Interview

Hiring Trends
Asking the wrong questions during an interview can be just as bad as not asking any. Here are The Execu|Search Group's top 4 questions to avoid!

The Do’s and Don’ts of Answering “What Is Your Target Salary?”

Resume & Interview Tips
It’s one of the questions most interviewees dread: “What is your target salary?” It’s a simple question, but deceivingly so.

How to Respond to “Tell Me About Yourself” in an Interview

Resume & Interview Tips
Despite the seemingly open-ended phrasing of the question, the interviewer is looking for a specific type of answer. Find out what it is.

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How to Address a Career Transition in an Interview

Hiring Trends
How should you talk about a career transition in an interview with a potential employer? Read these tips on marketing your skills.

How to Answer The Inevitable Question: Why Should I Hire You?

Resume & Interview Tips
“Why should I hire you?” is not only a common interview question, but often thought of as one of the most difficult to answer.

The Art of Answering Unpredictable Interview Questions

Resume & Interview Tips
“Tell me about your life from kindergarten onwards" may sound like outlandish question, but believe it or not, it's a question you may be asked on an interview.

Answering “Where Do You See Yourself In Five Years?” In An Interview

Resume & Interview Tips
“Where do you see yourself in five years?” is a common interview question, but what does it really mean? And how do you answer it correctly?

Explaining A Lay-Off In An Interview

Resume & Interview Tips
Coming to terms with your recent layoff and building confidence is the first step to finding work again, but how do you go about it?
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