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My Worst Job Interview Experience

If you ask me how it went after an interview, I’ll usually say, “I think it went pretty good,” because early on I had an experience that really raised the bar so high for what constituted a “bad” interview so that nothing since has come anywhere close. 738 more words


When the Interview Goes Sideways

What happens when your job interview takes a wrong turn and things become awkward, tentative or even unfriendly?  Whether you’ve answered a question incorrectly, made an vaguely inappropriate comment, been visibly baffled by a particular inquiry, let your emotions get the better of you or become irrevocably tongue-tied, you should try to make amends and right the ship. 722 more words

Career Management

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Interview for Wearable Tech

I had a phone interview for Marketing Manager at Nymi. They’ve asked me why I am interested in working there. I’ve expressed my passion for working with new technologies and mentioned the reason of why I would like to work for a startup. 70 more words

The trouble with being too confident

By Sydney Finkelstein. Sydney is a professor of strategy and leadership, and Dean for Executive Education,  at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and the author of 16 books, including Why Smart Executives Fail.  775 more words


Rejection sucks

Two weeks ago (to the day) I applied for a job at another manufacturing facility not too far outside of the town I live in, doing the same thing I did at my previous job.   513 more words

3 reasons you keep getting interviews, but no job offers

What hurts more than rejection?

Multiple rejections.

Being told over and over again that you’re not right or not good enough for whatever reason is painful—and at some point, you have to begin wondering where the problem lies. 810 more words