Tag Archives: interview

The Importance of Your References

1 in 3 Job Candidates in Canada Removed from Consideration Following Reference Checks It may be a job seekers’ market, but candidates still need to have everything buttoned up for their search, including a solid reference list, or risk being passed over. In a new survey from global staffing firm, Accountemps, senior managers in Canada ...

Understanding the Intention Behind Each Question

By: Chris Cheung Interviews can be terrifying. It is terrifying, as it is hard to predict what the interview questions will be like. More often than not, the hiring managers like to ask questions about our past experiences. If we have not prepared a story or two to cope with this, we sit tongue-tied. Behavioral Interview Questions ...

The Make-Or-Break Moment In Any Job Interview: Asking the Right Question

By DAVE COPELAND   You did your research, got a good night’s sleep and answered every question in the interview thoughtfully and articulately. The time you have with the hiring manager is winding down and there is just one more question. “Is there anything you’d like to ask us?” Hiring experts say this may be ...

The perfect answers to 10 common job interview questions

By ABBY ROSKIND, Career Contessa REGARDLESS OF YOUR INDUSTRY, A JOB INTERVIEW FOLLOWS SOME PARTICULAR PATTERNS. TRUST US, SOME OF THE SAME, TIME-WORN INTERVIEW QUESTIONS WILL SHOW UP. We’re going to skip over the obvious job interview questions, such as “Why do you want this job?” or “What do you know about Company X?” Most ...