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By Robert Half International Every hiring manager has a different set of go-to interview questions . In a recent survey by our company, we asked more than 650 managers in the United States and Canada to name the single question they ask that provides the most insight about a job applicant. Responses ranged from classic queries ("Where do you see yourself in five years?")
In a time of uncertainty with a faltering economy and rising unemployment, you might think it’s best to nail down a job, any job, no matter how demeaning answering phones or passing out mail seems. You sir, are wrong. Any time you go looking for a job, you know that thing you’ll be doing every day for years to come, you need to go in with your head on straight, your mind prepared, and goals determined. Check out the rest of your prep list in our complete guide to finding, scoring, and advancing in the career you’ve been waiting for. Finding a job in this market is somewhat akin to spotting a female homo sapiens in the arcade*. In both scenarios, men are apt to totally lose their cool and scramble desperately and oafishly to snag it/her at all costs.
You’re interviewing for a job. After 20 or 30 minutes, you’re asked: “Do you have any questions?” The worst thing you can do is ask, “What is it your company does?” (Hey, it has happened.)
Job interviews can be a mystery. But you can find success if you follow the right job interview strategies. The following 10 tips are the best job interview strategies to follow if you want to ace your next interview. 1.
12 Practical Business Lessons From Social Psychology It’s been said many times that business is all about people. That being the case, perhaps we should stop reading management books for advice and start looking at social psychology. Very simply, social psychologists study how people interact with others – their families, friends, and yes, business partners.
If you've ever been convinced by a salesperson that you truly wanted a product, done something too instinctively, or made choices that seemed entirely out of character, then you've had an idea planted in your mind. Here's how it's done. Note: We've gotten a lot of emails about how to do this in specific situations.