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‘Where Else Are You Interviewing?’

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  Tip of the Day One of these days, an interviewer is going to ask what other employers you’re talking to. There’s not really a graceful way around answering, so take the question head on and provide just enough information to satisfy their curiosity without hurting your chances. One way to do this is by describing the companies without using their names, or describing where you are in the hiring process. For example, say, “I’ve interviewed with a business intelligence… continue…

How to Answer ‘Where Else Are You Interviewing?’

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One of our community members asked: How should I respond when hiring managers ask where else I’ve been interviewing? If I say nowhere, they’ll think I’m desperate. Or, they may think their job is my second choice if I mention high profile companies. What do I do? This question requires a strategic response. The key is to provide just enough information to satisfy the interviewer’s curiosity without hurting your chances. Here’s how to do it. Describe the companies without mentioning… continue…

Five of Our Favorite Stories on Interviewing

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On the theory that you can never go into an interview too well prepared, we present this modest list of articles on how to be ready and sharp when it’s time for you to go eye-to-eye with the hiring manager: How to Answer ‘Tell Me About Yourself…’ The Truth about Piercings, Tattoos and Hiring Managers DiceTV: How to Ace a Technical Audition Interviewers WANT You to Be the One; Use That to Your Advantage The (Martial) Art of Interviewing –… continue…

DiceTV: Interview Tips from People Who Do the Interviewing

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When you’re looking for a job, it’s important – really important – to understand what the hiring manager is thinking, and what their bosses are thinking, too. So today, let’s get some insight into the corporate mindset – you know: the people sitting on the other side of the table. continue…

The (Martial) Art of Interviewing

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Chad Broadus has interviewed a lot of different people for many different roles: 3D animators, tech support, trainers, IT specialists, developers, and many others. While the information he draws out of them differs wildly, the basic interview framework is always the same. Potential employers are only interested in answering two basic questions: Can this person do the job, and will they fit into the team. Here’s his advice on making sure you give employers the right message. continue…

What Do Interviewing Managers Think?

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It’s interview day. You’re dressed to the nines and you’ve followed every tidbit of advice you could glean from business magazines and your peers. You walk into the conference room and, even though the air conditioning is cranked, you’re sweating. If you only knew what the interviewer was thinking… continue…

Expert Advice on Interviewing

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We asked recruiters and human resource managers around the country for their interviewing tips. Based on their input, you have some work to do before the interview. continue…

Career Doctor: Tips on Polishing Your Interviewing Skills

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In today’s competitive IT job market, it’s not enough to look good on paper. You also must demonstrate solid soft skills, a strong work ethic and a personality that’s compatible with the corporate culture. continue…

Avoid Getting Axed for Interviewing

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Follow these tips to keep your search a secret. continue…

Success with Behavioral Interviewing Questions

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Being prepared will lead to confidence and competence continue…