Quote of the Day: Dan Zevin

Quote of the Day: Dan Zevin

Never wear a backward baseball cap to an interview unless applying for the job of umpire. – Dan Zevin There may be a few places beyond Major League Baseball where you can interview with a backward baseball cap, but there aren’t many. Generally, it is...
Interview Questions That Don’t Target Your Skills Or Experience

Interview Questions That Don’t Target Your Skills Or Experience

There are common interview questions that you can prepare answers for in advance, such as those which delve into your strengths and weaknesses; and then there are questions which are meant to elicit unscripted responses and probe your personality. It is the questions...
Post-Interview Etiquette: To write or not to write

Post-Interview Etiquette: To write or not to write

Congratulations, you had the interview and you feel it went well. What to do now? Rachel Premack puzzles out how and how often to get in touch with your potential employer after the interview in her recent Ladders article.  Premack observes that “Not sending a thank...
Love your work? Tell your Interviewer!

Love your work? Tell your Interviewer!

According to a new study in Science Direct, if you love your work you should tell your interviewer. Monica Torres discusses the finding of this study in a recent article and observes that, “job seekers underestimate the effect of talking about this internal motivator...
Don’t Know the Answer? Don’t Panic.

Don’t Know the Answer? Don’t Panic.

You’re interviewing for a job, and all of the sudden the unthinkable happens. Despite all of your hard work and preparation, the hiring manager throws you for a loop and asks a question you don’t know the answer to. Suddenly the interview you thought was...

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