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How to Answer Three of the Trickiest Interview Questions

When you embark on a job search, there are many challenges, but preparing for an interview can be downright nerve-wracking. If you are like most people, you are not accustomed to selling yourself and telling total strangers why you are great, which is basically what an interview demands. I joke to candidates that interviewing is one of those things you get better at with practice; you just hope you don’t have to practice too much!

15 Red Flags You Shouldn’t Ignore on Your Next Interview

As a job seeker, it's important to evaluate the opportunity in front of you. This includes acknowledging red flags that might arise during the interview process. Here are 15 warning signs to notice during your next interview.

Turning the Tables - Questions for Job Seekers to Ask During an Interview

By asking the right questions, you will hopefully hear the most important question of all, “When can you start?”

Contract vs. Permanent Job Interviews: The Differences You Need to Know

There are common practices when preparing for any job interview, but if you are interviewing for a contract position versus a permanent role, the process can be very different. Here are four things to keep in mind.

Declining a Job Offer – Advice to Do it Right

If you find yourself in the fortunate position to choose from a variety of job offers, don’t forget to give care and attention to the offers you decline.

Interviewing at a Startup – How is it Different?

Startups are exciting, often cutting edge and have much to offer creatively and intellectually - but they aren’t for everyone. As a candidate, it’s crucial to start with a self-evaluation to determine if a startup environment is right for you. Check out some top attributes of successful startup employees to see if your personality and work style are a match.

How to Answer the “Tell Me about Yourself” Question

Because, “Tell Me about Yourself” is such an overarching question, it can be difficult to formulate a focused  response. While there is no one right or wrong way to respond, a team of WinterWyman’s expert recruiters offer their suggestions on the best ways to answer this commonly asked interview question.

What You Said vs. What You Meant: When What They Heard Lost You the Job

We have all been there. Even the most well-intentioned person has the occasional wording snafu. Add the pressure of interviewing for your dream job, and the margin for error quadruples. Here are some common interview misspeaks and ways to avoid them.



Technology Professionals – Don’t Underestimate Your Interview with Human Resources

If your next technology role interview starts with Human Resources, here are some tips to maximize the opportunity.

Passed Over Again: How to Determine Why You’re Not Landing the Job

You're being called in for interviews and invited back for follow-ups, but you aren't receiving the offer. What should you be doing differently? Three WinterWyman recruiting experts share their ideas for helping you get the new position you desire.


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