Is It Better to Be Yourself or Fake It in an Interview?

If you've made it to the interview stage of a job application, it means that your potential employer has already earmarked your cover letter and resume as special from their overall pool of candidates....

Interview Bias: Overcoming the Silent Forces Working Against You

Your job interview is tomorrow. You know your appearance will matter, so you polish your shoes and brush your hair. You realize your interviewer will have your resume in hand, so you've come prepared...

Interview Tips for Interns

If you've been granted an interview, you're already halfway to getting the exciting internship you've been looking for. Congratulations! Since so many students apply for a limited number of positions, companies generally eliminate candidates...

Top 10 Interview Tips from an Etiquette Professional

Could there be a more difficult situation than walking into a room with one or more strangers, sitting in what feels like a criminal interrogation spotlight, knowing your every word and gesture are being...

Interview Questions that Make You Think Out Loud

We've called this article "Interview Questions that Make You Think Out Loud," but it might just as well be called "Interview Questions that Make You Squirm." These are the questions interviewers use to get...

Follow-Up Letters Win Jobs

Most job seekers neglect to write a letter, assuming that once they leave the interviewer's office the interview is over. Well, it isn't. The interview process extends beyond the one-on-one meeting and it is...

Impressing Your Interviewers During a Group Interview

Many job candidates preparing for an interview expect to sit down with a human resources person and talk one on one, since that's the traditional model. But many companies are adopting a group interview...

What to Wear to Your Interview

If in doubt about interview attire at a particular company, don't be afraid to ask the recruiter what is or isn't appropriate to wear. You can also check with people you know at the...

The One Unique Thing: How to Sell Yourself in the Interview

When I am teaching my LSAT and SAT preparation courses, inevitably I will get questions regarding how to write a personal statement or a good entrance essay.  It is difficult, it seems, for people...

Expect the Unexpected: 15 Wild Card Interview Questions

Perhaps you are one of those job seekers who has their interview outfit perfectly pressed, copies of your resume printed on thick paper tucked neatly in a fancy folder, a Montblanc pen that latches...

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