What Is the STAR Method? How to Use It in Interviews

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Preview of Top Behavioral Interview Questions:
Tell me about a time …

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How do I complete my Clinical Requirements?

We know that enrolling in a program and preparing for certification exams can present quite a challenge. It is important to understand your requirements and know who to contact for additional support. When it comes to gaining hands-on learning experience …

By Siena Montero
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How to Give a Great Elevator Pitch (With Examples)

Though people are complex and so much more than just their jobs, in a new social situation you’re often asked, “So, what do you do?” or “What are you majoring in?” While you probably have a stock answer ready to …

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Interview Angst? Here’s What Not to Say in an Interview

As someone who’s been on both sides of an interview, I’ve heard a lot of things that were better left unsaid. I’m sure the speaker meant well (usually), but nerves just got in the way (guilty as charged!). But sometimes …

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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 Answer Desired Salary Questions on Job Applications

During the application for just about any job, you’re likely to be asked about your desired salary. Often, you’ll even be asked multiple times. 

This question can stress job seekers. If you give away your desired salary too early, the …

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How to End an Email Professionally (With Examples)

You’ve done the hard work of writing a professional email, and now it’s time to figure out how to end it. Knowing how to end an email professionally is crucial for writing clear, actionable emails that leave your recipient with …

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10 Tips to Succeed on a Telephone Interview

With remote and hybrid work environments in full swing post-pandemic, telephone interviews are more important than ever.

Recruiters and hiring managers find phone interviews to be an effective method for either screening candidates or as a step earlier in the …

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10 Best Sample Answers to “Why Do You Want to Work in Our Company?”

10 Best Sample Answers to “Why Do You Want to Work in Our Company?” was originally published on WikiJob.

 

If you’ve been invited to an interview, you can expect to be asked some variation of the question, “Why do …

By Rosemarie Gabinete Garganta
Rosemarie Gabinete Garganta
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12 Strategies for Acing your First Job Interview

Although some employers like Amazon have stopped interviewing candidates for some jobs such as package handler, the reality is that virtually all candidates for virtually all jobs are interviewed by recruiters, hiring managers, and others.

Some interviewers are well-trained. Sadly, …

By College Recruiter
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Some Helpful Advice About Embracing the Give-and-Take Nature of an Interview

Though a job interview represents a discussion between an interviewer and a job seeker, the prospect of controlling the direction of the conversation can represent an intimidating prospect, especially for first-time interviewees. Confidence is good; you want to be sure …

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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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