Behavioral Interviewing, what recruiters and hiring managers need to hear during an interview

Behavioral Interviewing  If you want a leg up on the other candidates, then you want to understand Behavioral Interviewing. This is the technique that recruiters and hiring managers are using to determine if you are the right candidate when conducting the interview. If you understand the goal and reasons of Behavioral Interviewing than you can … Continue reading Behavioral Interviewing, what recruiters and hiring managers need to hear during an interview

The number 1 question a candidate can ask in a phone interview

Let's start with the usual questions that set candidates up for failure What is the number 1 challenge you are working on right now?  (Do not ask this in a phone interview) Can you tell me about the benefits package? (Do not ask this) What are you looking for in a successful candidate? (Do not … Continue reading The number 1 question a candidate can ask in a phone interview

Trick interview question, “Can you tell me about yourself?”

What does the interviewer really want? Do you freeze up when you are asked the "Can you tell me about yourself?" interview question?  Most candidates are not sure what the interviewer is looking for or where to start. Uncertainty is not the right way to start an interview. If you have answered this question with … Continue reading Trick interview question, “Can you tell me about yourself?”

“Why do you want to work here?” The 7 worst answers to this trick interview question

Why do you want to work here? The most popular answers to this trick interview question are the last thing the interviewer wants to hear. Most candidates provide an answer that ends the interview. This interview question is one of the most effective trick questions.  As one of the most effective trick interview questions, this … Continue reading “Why do you want to work here?” The 7 worst answers to this trick interview question

“What do you know about the company?” How to answer this trick interview question

What you know about the company? Are you providing enough information to this all-important question? Recruiters have heard every version of this answer because it is asked to every candidate. When you know the goal of the question, it is easy to ace this interview standard.  Now you know they're going to ask you, so … Continue reading “What do you know about the company?” How to answer this trick interview question