Post Tagged with: "Interview"

How to Test for Soft Skills in an Interview
by / on 25/06/2018 at 22:00 / in The Review

How to Test for Soft Skills in an Interview

Some skill sets are easier to screen for than others. A writing sample will highlight communication skills; extremely tough questions will test a candidate’s ability to think on his or her feet; and asking the applicant to discuss previous roles will provide information about his or her experience. But how can you test for “soft skills,” such as teamwork and empathy, during […]

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2 Reasons Why Asking About Salary in the First Interview is a Big Mistake
by / on 22/06/2018 at 09:00 / in The Review

2 Reasons Why Asking About Salary in the First Interview is a Big Mistake

The job seeker shouldn’t be the one to bring up salary and benefits first. Here’s why… On Youtube, we recently shared several examples of things job seekers do in interviews that make them look desperate. I was surprised at the number of viewers who were bothered by the suggestion to never bring up salary in the interview. The main pushback was, […]

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How to Knock Your Next Interview Out of the Park
by / on 22/05/2018 at 13:00 / in The Review

How to Knock Your Next Interview Out of the Park

Give your interviewer a firm handshake. Make eye contact. Answer each question succinctly. Have questions to ask the interviewer at the end. If you’ve had a job, then you’ve had an interview, and you likely know those interview essentials and these interview questions. But if you want to move from being a viable candidate to the hiring manager’s top choice, you’ll need to go well […]

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6 Ways to Nail Your Business School Interview
by / on 25/04/2018 at 15:00 / in The Review

6 Ways to Nail Your Business School Interview

Now that we’re getting further along in the business school application cycle, it’s time to start thinking about interviews. If you’ve already been offered interviews at schools you’re applying to, congratulations! Schools typically only interview applicants they’re seriously considering for admission, so if they want to talk with you, you’ve cleared the biggest hurdle in the process. And if you’re […]

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These 4 Tips Will Take Your Interview Prowess to the Next Level
by / on 16/04/2018 at 15:05 / in The Review

These 4 Tips Will Take Your Interview Prowess to the Next Level

Sponsored by Dr Pepper: The One You Crave When it comes to job interviews, you already know all of the standard advice. You should do plenty of research beforehand, prepare answers for the most commonly asked questions, and show up dressed and ready (please, iron that shirt of yours) to put your very best foot forward. Yes, when it comes to nailing […]

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Every single question you’re likely to be asked at a J.P. Morgan interview
by / on 06/11/2017 at 11:15 / in The Review

Every single question you’re likely to be asked at a J.P. Morgan interview

You have a job interview with J.P. Morgan. Congratulations – or not. Needless to say, having a job interview is not the same as having a job, and J.P. Morgan’s interviews are far from easy. Before you venture into an interview with the bank you therefore need to familiarize yourself with what you might be asked. To facilitate this, we […]

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Six ways to talk about a terrible former boss during an interview
by / on 29/10/2017 at 01:00 / in The Review

Six ways to talk about a terrible former boss during an interview

Whether you were a good leaver or a bad leaver, whether you got fired or laid off or left for a better job or are in fact still employed, it never pays to talk smack about a current or former boss or employer in a job interview. It simply never makes you look good as a candidate. You should always be positive, […]

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Nine frighteningly inept Wall Street interview fails
by / on 25/10/2017 at 23:00 / in The Review

Nine frighteningly inept Wall Street interview fails

Sometimes you absolutely nail a job interview and you pretty much know that you’ll be called back in for another one or – in a best-case scenario – receive an offer. But sometimes you crash and burn in frightening fashion, often due to saying or doing something you shouldn’t have. Here are examples Wall Street interview failures, all of which […]

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13 ways you can blitz a job interview in Asian private banking
by / on 24/10/2017 at 12:00 / in The Review

13 ways you can blitz a job interview in Asian private banking

Private bankers are in high demand in Asia, where millionaire and billionaire wealth is surging. But relationship managers in Singapore and Hong Kong still face a gruelling interview process in a sector where it’s difficult to change jobs without your clients supporting the move. Here’s how to make it through a private banking job interview. 1. Prepare your business plan first During […]

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The remarkable rise of the ‘introductory’ job interview in Asia. And how to prepare for one
by / on 11/10/2017 at 10:00 / in The Review

The remarkable rise of the ‘introductory’ job interview in Asia. And how to prepare for one

A senior manager at a rival bank would like to ‘interview’ you, but it’s not part of a formal hiring process, no HR people are coming along, and they want to meet at a cafe. In fact, there’s no actual vacancy on offer right now. Should you be suspicious? Probably not. Headhunters in Asia say they’re seeing a marked rise […]

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