Job Interviews

Company culture: Why is it important and how can I use it?

What is company culture? According to a Millennial Branding Study, 43% of HR professionals believe that cultural fit is the most desirable quality in a candidate during the hiring process. You read that correctly. It’s not your experience, your education, your accomplishments, or your connections. It’s whether or not you are a fit within the …

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Confident interviewing: A trick to make you physically braver

In 2012, Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy famously gave a TED Talk entitled “Your body language may shape who you are.” Her research was based on the theory that body language can reflect how you feel, but asks whether body language actually has the power to affect how you feel. In other words, is …

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How to answer the “tell me about yourself” interview question

“Tell me about yourself” Why is it that the simplest questions can send us into the panic spiral? “Tell me about yourself” is simultaneously the easiest and the hardest interview question. On the one hand, no one knows you better than you! How could you mess up the one subject you are best versed in? …

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Interview traps – What is your greatest weakness?

It’s a trap! No really, this question is a trap. While on the surface, what are your greatest strengths and weaknesses as an employee seem like uncreative interview fodder, a question asked merely because there is a historical precedent for doing so. These questions are as old as time, so what can they really tell …

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