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    9 Memorable Questions to Ask in Any Interview

    9 Memorable Questions to Ask in Any Interview
    The landscape for job seekers today is more treacherous than at any other time in recent memory. In other words, if you want a job today, the hard work starts when you prepare for the interview. That means not just nailing the questions you are asked, but actually asking the kinds of questions designed to make the interviewer sit up and ...
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    10 Ways to Ruin Your Art/Design Interview

    We all know that showing up late to an interview or dressing inappropriately can ruin your chances for a job. But what about the more subtle ways that could make you unexpectedly sabotage your job interview? Don’t let it happen to you! Keep in mind these 10 common subconscious mistakes that you probably don’t even know you’re making. NEXT | ...
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    After the Interview: 4 Ways to Follow Up

    After the Interview: 4 Ways to Follow Up
    You had your interview, and you the way it ended left you hopeful. Now comes what is often the most agonizing part of the job hunt: waiting for the hiring manager to call. But you still have some control over the process. Experts offer the following advice on maximizing your chances for success: (Have an interview coming up? First read important ...
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    Answers to the "Why Should We Hire You?" Question

    Answers to the "Why Should We Hire You?" Question
    This is another broad interview question that can take you down the wrong road unless you've done some thinking ahead of time. This question is purely about selling yourself. Think of yourself as the product. Why should the customer buy? The Wrong Track Spencer answers by saying, "Because I need and want a job." That's nice, but the bottom line here ...
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    Last-Minute Interview Prep Tips

    Last-Minute Interview Prep Tips
    Interviews can be pretty intimidating, so it's understandable if you put off prepping for the big day because of nerves. Lucky for you, we've put together a cheat sheet of last-minute interview prep tips, whether your interview is tomorrow afternoon — or two hours from now. Procrastinators, rejoice. You still have a chance at that job! 1. Dress Code Looking the ...
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    Interview Tips for Landing a Creative Job

    Interview Tips for Landing a Creative Job
    Dan Garriott chuckles as he recounts the time he met a man who has since become a good friend, and they got to talking about their vocations. He's a big-time tech recruiter, says Garriot. I met him at a party, and he introduced himself as a ‘flesh merchant.' But Garriott, who eight months ago founded Right Brain Resource, a small creative-staffing ...
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    6 Answers Interviewers Need, to Hire You

    6 Answers Interviewers Need, to Hire You
    From Monster.com During the typical job interview, you'll be asked a lot of questions. But do you really understand what the interviewer needs to know? "Most students have no idea why a recruiter asks a particular question," says Brad Karsh, a former recruiting professional for advertising giant Leo Burnett and current president of career consulting firm Job Bound. "They tend to ...
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    3 Ways to Handle a Unfriendly Interviewer

    3 Ways to Handle a Unfriendly Interviewer
    We’ve all been in interviews when it seems like all the interviewer wants to do is trip you up. It’s like everything you say is somehow misinterpreted to mean something completely different. How can you diffuse such an uncomfortable situation? First, understand that the interviewer’s hostility is probably not about you. Most likely, the interviewer started his day off by arguing ...
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    How To Make Your Interviewer Fall in Love

    How To Make Your Interviewer Fall in Love
    In this economy, finding desirable creative job right now is hard. The competition is tough. If you have passed through the first round and landed an interview, congratulate yourself! You're one step closer to getting a dream job in an industry you're lucky to call home. Now, making sure you present yourself the best light is the single most important thing, ...
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