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Interview Q&A | “What Are Your Greatest Professional Strengths and Weaknesses?”

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As an interviewee, you’d probably be thrilled to never have to respond to these seemingly clichéd interview questions ever again, but alas, they are almost definitely here to stay. So rather than wing it when one of these questions comes your way, map out a professional and honest response. Here’s how to be prepared to tackle […]

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Interview Q&A | “What Has Been Your Biggest Challenge?”

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Your goal in answering this question shouldn’t be to elicit the empathy of your interviewer. Although the question clearly asks for your biggest challenge, the interviewer doesn’t want to know about all of the professional obstacles you have encountered over the years. They want to know how you met and overcame those obstacles. Many interviewers […]

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Interview Q&A | “Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?”

Most interviewer’s won’t expect you to have a specific, step-by-step response for the “Where do you see yourself …” question. Instead, they generally want to know one thing: “Does this role fit into your longer-term career goals?” Of course, if you really do view the role for which you’re interviewing as just a random and […]

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Interview Q&A | “Do You Have Any Questions for Us?”

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Take this common interview question—which usually comes at the very end of the interview—as one final chance to dazzle the interviewer. When they ask if you have questions, they’re setting you up for the ultimate slam dunk (if you did your homework, that is). Questions to plan in advance Even if you don’t have any burning […]

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