What Is a ‘Good’ Weakness for a Job Interview?

A common (yet often dreaded) interview question is, “What is your weakness?” because who wants to talk about what they aren’t good at? However, employers often ask this question to better understand who you are as a candidate, how you’ll …

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An Intimidating Skills List On The Job Description? Do Not Let It Intimate You.

Are you ever intimidated by the skills and experience requirements when scrolling through job postings? Perhaps you think there is no way you’ll ever acquire the expertise to land your dream job. Or maybe you’re discovering postings that seem at …

By Ivy Exec
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How to Respond to “Walk Me Through Your Resume”—and Get Your Interview Started on the Right Note

When you begin any job interview, your interviewer is likely to start the conversation with some sort of introductory question. Because of this, “Tell me about yourself” is one of the most common interview questions in any job search. But …

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How to Answer, ‘Tell Me About Yourself’

The “tell me about yourself” interview question is more of a statement than a question. But, when you hear it, you know what comes next: it’s time to tell the interviewer all about you. 

In some respects, this interview question …

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Entry-Level Software Engineer Interview Questions (With Answers)

As a software engineer, you’ll go through multiple rounds of interviews that each test a different part of your skill set. There will be hands-on tests, technical questions, and general interview questions. With a strong knowledge of coding and software …

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What Are Your Career Goals? How to Answer This Interview Question

When an interviewer asks, “What are your career goals?” you might wonder why they’re asking. After all, you’re in the interview to get a job. Isn’t that your career goal? You might even think you don’t have career goals beyond …

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Telling Your Story: Preparing for an Interview

Congratulations! You’ve made it past the first stage of the hiring process and a hiring manager has reached out to you to let you know that they want to schedule an interview.

The good news is you’ve shown that on …

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Should You Disclose Your Salary in an Interview?

A friend recently asked me for advice on dealing with a scenario that will be common to many job seekers: he was getting pretty deep into the recruitment process with a firm, but no-one had mentioned money. When, he wanted …

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How Can I Address Unrealistic Expectations During a Job Interview without Fear?

Sometimes, hiring managers and recruiters set application and job interview expectations that are just a little too hopeful – or much too hopeful!

One Twitter user, for instance, shared the following job posting example

“I saw a job post the …

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How to Write a Job Interview Thank You Email (With Template)

After you’ve finished your job interview, you might think you can finally relax. However, your work isn’t over quite yet. You’ve got one more task to complete: the job interview thank you email.

Sending a job interview thank you email …

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