Very good article here from Harvard Business Review. The worst question is, “What is your greatest weakness?” As the author says, it’s a dumb question but many interviewers still ask. They recommend you prepare an answer, referring to a trivial weakness that won’t affect your ability to do the job. Read the full article here.
Your job interview: Weird questions or insightful strategy?
Forbes Magazine just published an article about “weird” questions you might get asked at a job interview. You can read the article here. The gist of the article is that most interviewers want to ask good questions. They create these questions to give you a chance to show your personality. So if you are asked, […]
Relocation to a small town for career change: Talking Back to the WSJ
On Tuesday, July 31st, the Wall Street Journal ran an article: Advice on Landing a Job After Moving to a New Area (p. B6): The Question: “John” (or “Jane”) recently moved from a high-cost to a low-cost area. He (or she) gets interviews but no offers. Interviewers say the newcomer lacks confidence and probably wouldn’t […]