Job Interviews

Answering the Interview Question eBook Coming Soon

Whether it’s listing your strengths and weaknesses, identifying your most impressive accomplishment, or telling your interviewer why you’re the best fit for the job, we’ve got an answer or three.

Find the answers when you download the Answering the Interview Question eBook later  in April. You’ll learn how to answer some of the most difficult interview questions job candidates face. Here’s a short preview. (more…)

Answering the Interview Question: Can We Contact Your Previous Employer?

If you don’t see this question on a job application and make it to the interview, expect it to come up. Employers want to fact-check resumes and ensure job seekers are truthful with their job experience.

But what do you do if you had a particularly bad manager and you don’t want your potential employer to get in touch with them? Or perhaps nobody you worked with is still at the company, so you wouldn’t get a good reference. We’ve got you covered with these handy tips.

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Answering the Toughest Interview Questions

 

According to a recent study by GoDaddy, one in four seniors graduating college doesn’t feel ready to enter the job market, with 30% of seniors having the opinion that there aren’t any jobs available at all.

Along with the trepidation many seniors have about the job market overall, interviews can seem stressful due to unknowns: how will they get to the interview? What will their interviewer be like? And the scariest unknown: what questions will be asked?

A recent poll on Job Journey, Express Employment Professionals’ blog for job seekers, asked readers which interview questions they needed help with most. Below are the top three questions job seekers want help with, as well as guidelines for answering them.

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Poll Results: Ageism in the Workplace

Your thoughts on employer discrimination.

Something that comes up again and again from our readers is the amount of age discrimination they believe they face when looking for a job. To examine this issue further, we held a poll asking job seekers whether they felt age has ever been a factor in a hiring decision for a job.

A whopping 84% said they believed their age was a component, while just 16% said “no.” Respondents were then asked to select their age group, with 48% falling in the 55 – 64 years old category.

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Ace Your Interviews in 2020

Get that dream job this year with these top tips

Here at Job Journey, we want you to ace your interviews and get the job that’s perfect for you. That’s why we write blog after blog chock full of interview tips, job search hacks, and other great expert advice.

To get your interview skills revved up and running this year, we’re collecting a few of our top articles all in one place. Ready. Set. Go!

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VIDEO: Behaviors Recruiters Look for During an Interview

You’re being tested on more than your experience.

It’s understandable to be nervous during an interview. Recruiters know that. But there are some interview behaviors they look for that could be indicative of soft skills, personal attributes that enable an employee to interact effectively with other people.

That doesn’t mean you should over analyze every word and action you make during the interview, though. To get some outside perspectives we asked a few of our recruiters for the interview behaviors they look for.

 

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