Handling Illegal Interview Questions

Jim, 48, is sitting in an interview, which has been going well. He's confident that his qualifications match those of the position, and he believes he'll fit into the corporate culture. As the interview is winding down, the interviewer casually asks: "Will your family mind the relocation from New York to Texas?" How should Jim … Continue reading Handling Illegal Interview Questions

You resigned.  You were given a counter offer.  Now what?

Breaking up is hard to do. To gear up for the fateful day, the “dumper” usually plays the scenario over and over in his or her mind until the perfect break up line is found; a line that has the right balance of honesty and diplomacy. The dumper’s vision usually ends smoothly, without complications, and … Continue reading You resigned.  You were given a counter offer.  Now what?

So, Why Don’t You Tell Me About Yourself?

“So, why don’t you tell me about yourself?” is the most frequently asked interview question. It’s a question that most interviewees expect and the one they have the most difficulty answering.  Though one could answer this open-ended question in a myriad of ways, the key to answering this question or any other interview question is … Continue reading So, Why Don’t You Tell Me About Yourself?