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Understanding Global Job Interviews and Cultural Norms

Seeking a job and interviewing for a global company is easier because of technology like the Internet and online video conferencing. Western-style employment practices, sparked especially by American-based [more…]

Top Tips for Successful Job Interviewing

Got an interview fast approaching and getting yourself in a twist about it? Don’t panic! Use these handy hints to help you prepare, in order to come across as cool, calm and collected on the day. [more…]

Building Rapport with Your Job Interviewers

When it comes to interviews, it’s not only what you say but how you say it. Use these quick reminders to work on how you come across as a whole, helping you to make a positive and lasting impression. [more…]

Improve Your Hiring Potential with a Pre-Interview Checklist

Before embarking on a job interview, be sure to scan through this practical checklist, including some handy last minute tips, guaranteed to make you feel more ready than ever! [more…]

How to Be a Successful Job Interviewee

The way in which you prepare for an interview can mean the difference between success and failure. Bear these tips in mind before and during an employment interview. [more…]

Demonstrating Confidence during your Job Interview

Having a high degree of confidence in yourself goes a long way towards impressing companies and interviewers. Consider how your level of confidence shows in these ways: [more…]

Making a Great First Impression

Making a powerful first impression helps enormously with persuasion and influence. Follow these recommendations when you want the impression you make to be the best it can possibly be. [more…]

Ten Tips for Asking Good Questions

No one says everything you want to hear in the exact order, depth, and detail that you prefer. That's why the chief tool of a good listener is a good question. Well-crafted questions can stimulate, draw [more…]

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Five Interview Questions That Reveal the Most about Job Candidates

The job interview is perhaps your best opportunity to determine if a potential hire will succeed with your firm. But most applicants now have ready-made answers to standard questions such as [more…]

Why You Didn't Get the Job: Real Hiring Managers Spill Their Secrets

Hiring managers were interviewed to find out the real reasons good applicants can get the ax — and seven revealed how potential hires they’ve interviewed have talked themselves out of a paycheck. [more…]


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