While you ponder whether you would be a zebra or a hippo, consider that these kinds of crazy interview questions are actually very common, both at large corporations and small startups. Believe it or not, your interviewer is asking you these questions for a reason. Nontraditional interviews are intended to probe your ability to think
Have you spent hours researching the best resume format? Did you stay up all night getting all the language just right? If so, then you certainly aren’t alone; but even though resumes take many hours to create, the reality is that most recruiters only spend an average of six seconds looking at them when screening
Salary and compensation should not be your only factor in a job or career search, but it also doesn’t hurt to know that certain jobs, like software development offer great opportunities for your pocketbook as well as your career development. A growing market with high compensation and tons of job opportunities available – sign me
In some ways, saying no to a job you know is wrong for you is even harder than being passed over for a job you desperately want. Maybe two job offers came along at the same time. Maybe a job that seemed perfect when you interviewed suddenly doesn’t fit your life plans. Or, perhaps you’ve
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Thank-you letters are more than just a respectful way to let your interviewer know you appreciate his or her time; they can actually improve your chancesof landing the job you’re seeking. There is no question you should send a message to your prospective employer after your interview; but there are a few basic ground rules. Keep
Well, you’ve done it! You’ve landed your first job as a fresh college graduate. This is an exciting time, but don’t set yourself up for disappointment by expecting to land a job as a CEO right out of the gate. If history is any indicator, you’ll most likely have to start closer to the bottom