HOW TO ANSWER THE INTERVIEW QUESTION “WHAT COULD WE DO BETTER?”

As many times as you’re told to be honest and show your true self in interviews, this question might be one for which you ignore that advice. You will not want to respond to this question with a scathing put down of everything wrong with the company. If tact is not your strong suit, you will want to walk softly now.

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WHERE ELSE ARE YOU INTERVIEWING?

How should you actually answer interview questions that ask where else you are interviewing? How much is it appropriate for them to know? Is it detrimental to explain you are interviewing with others companies? As we shall find out, it may not be a crime to be interviewing with other companies but how you present this scenario before an interview panel significantly influences your chances of securing the job you are interviewing for.

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WHAT TO PUT IN A THANK YOU EMAIL AFTER THE JOB INTERVIEW?

You’ve written an awesome resume, got the interview and you aced it. So what do you do next, how can you continue to stand out above the rest? The best way to do this is to send a thank you email. Showing gratitude says a lot about a person and this will only reinforce all the positives you have shown so far. You will have said (or I certainly hope so) thank you at the end of the interview, so this takes it a little bit further and shows true courtesy.

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HOW TO HANDLE THE MINEFIELD OF “WHAT ARE YOUR WEAKNESSES?”

“What are your weaknesses?”This is one of the most common interview questions, and like many others, it’s a question you need to be well prepared for. Spending some time thinking about it is crucial, especially since it’s such a common question that interviewers know that most people are aware of it and have time to prepare.

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WHAT’S YOUR MANAGEMENT STYLE?

This is a question that hiring managers are likely to ask you, if you are applying for a job where you will be managing other people. Like with many questions that can be asked in an interview, it can be difficult to find the balance to show you are an effective leader, whilst not sounding overly cocky or too humble either.

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