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How to Tackle Three of the Toughest Interview Questions

How to Tackle Three of the Toughest Interview Questions
Is it just me or are these kind of questions just lazy and inefficient? Let me explain: "Tell me about your work history" You have it in front of you. Why not ask something specific about one of the jobs instead of asking a really broad question? Wouldn't interviewers learn more from candidates by asking more focused questions?

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Ask These Questions at Your Next Job Interview to Leave a Lasting Impression Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service. Just going out on a limb here but instead of having to cycle people through your meat grinder, perhaps you could hire more employees and allow them to work sane weeks? Flagged I don't understand why they'd take the job when that fact is laid out in front of them. We have about 35% turnover and that's the reason that nearly all of them leave.

How to Tell Your Boss When You Need Something Out of the Ordinary In my younger years there were many a job I ended up refusing (as badly as I needed them) because they required me to work Sunday mornings and I had church then which I did not want to give up. Using your method, I would have lied and taken the job and then used religious discrimination as an excuse to get out of one of the reasons they hired me. This has got to be one of the worst posts I have ever read on Lifehacker. It doesn't even tell you how to tell your boss when you need something out of the ordinary except by deception and hiding behind laws or rights that are taken out of context and not even being used in their true spirit. That's exacly waht laws for religious protection are. It says explicitly in the article not to lie about these things, but rather avoid the subject, and for good reason.

How to Ace a Job Interview A good resume and cover letter can get you in the door. But once you're there, you've got a half-hour or less to set yourself apart from all the other qualified candidates on the recruiter’s calendar. "The interview is everything," says HR recruiter Abby Kohut, author of "101 Job Search Secrets."

Converting to WebM, OGG/Theora and MP4. UPDATE: Now that ffmpeg 0.6 is everywhere, and the preset are good enough, the easiest way to convert a video to WebM is: $ ffmpeg -i foo.avi foo.webm Of course, if you want to tweak the transcode options, RTFM ;) --- The Hardest Job Interview Questions—And How to Ace Them Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service. surprised no one's tried to answer them in the comments yet. 4 Things to Leave Off Your Resume Brie Weiler Reynolds is the content and social-media manager at FlexJobs, the award-winning site for telecommuting and flexible job listings, and a former career advisor. At FlexJobs, Reynolds offers job seekers career and work-life balance advice through the FlexJobs blog and social media. One area of job searching that confounds plenty of job seekers is what to include on a resume. Include too much information, and you’ll lose recruiters in unimportant details.

Ask This Question at Your Next Interview to Find Out if the Job Is Worth Your While Here is a compilation of questions, some based on inputs from this discussion, that I plan to ask tomorrow. Thoughts? 1) What's the most interesting security project you've worked on since you started here? 2) How does the [company name] show that it values the professional development of its employees? How? documentation : : ffmpeg [] {[] -i ‘input_file’} ... {[] ‘output_file’} ... ffmpeg is a very fast video and audio converter that can also grab from a live audio/video source. It can also convert between arbitrary sample rates and resize video on the fly with a high quality polyphase filter. ffmpeg reads from an arbitrary number of input "files" (which can be regular files, pipes, network streams, grabbing devices, etc.), specified by the -i option, and writes to an arbitrary number of output "files", which are specified by a plain output filename. Anything found on the command line which cannot be interpreted as an option is considered to be an output filename. Each input or output file can, in principle, contain any number of streams of different types (video/audio/subtitle/attachment/data).

5 questions to ask your next boss - Ask Annie FORTUNE -- Dear Annie: At the end of your recent column about cultural "fit," the expert you quoted said that most job candidates don't ask enough questions. But what should interviewees ask, especially when talking with a prospective boss? I'm now in my second job since graduating from college in 2006 and, while my boss and I get along all right most of the time, I can't help feeling like we don't connect very well or really understand each other. Part of it might be that we just don't have that much in common, so I find myself explaining things about my approach to my work that I think would be self-evident if our backgrounds were more similar. I'm not job hunting right now but, in case I decide to make a move, are there specific questions people can ask in a job interview to determine whether they and a potential boss are a good match?