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The critical missed step when candidates ask question in a job interview

This interviewer is thinking, “He had the job until he asked me these candidate interview questions.”

Today’s post explains how candidates can have a great interview. The hiring manager is thinking “this candidate is the one”.  Then, in the last 10 minutes, the candidate loses the job because of the candidate interview questions they asked.

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Overquaflied. The unintended signals your resume conveyed that declined you for the job

Overqualified

What do you think when this guy applies for your job?

Overqualified for the job

In my business, I meet a lot of overqualified candidates. How do I know they are an overqualified candidate? Here are a few statements I hear on a regular basis :

  • I didn’t hear back from the company and I could have done that job in my sleep.
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Less is more in your job search

When it comes to the job search

Why less is more in the job search

Yes, less is more in the job search. I know that I have been blogging about job search for close to 10 years, so in my opinion, there is obviously a lot going on. No doubt, there are a lot of steps.

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Personal interests on your resume. If you don’t have them, you are missing an opportunity

Personal interest on your resume can set you apart and make you memorable. Listing the right personal interest can generate excitement about you as a candidate. Why this often overlooked detail can hurt your job search.

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Interview tardiness: It’s midnight, do you know how to get to your interview tomorrow?

Interview tardiness

Running late for an interview is never a good thing.

Interview tardiness

I recently interviewed a number of candidates and a number of them committed the sin of interview sins. Interview tardiness. Obviously, the words late and interview should never be used in the same sentence. I can fix a broken watch. I can’t fix tardy.

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Ace your first job interview part 1

First Interview

Do you know what to expect with your first job interview?

The dreaded first job interview

Your first job interview is like any other experience when meeting another person. First encounters range from “Get me the f*&$ out of here” to “I nailed it.” We have all had interviews and first dates where we felt the above or somewhere in between.

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