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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!

How to Handle Five Common Interview Questions

You know they’re coming. You’ve no doubt heard most of them. But, are you prepared to answer them? Your responses could be deciding factors in whether or not you get the position. Here are five common questions you’ll likely face in your next job interview and how best to handle them.

Fired from Your Last Job? Here’s How to Address This Career Hiccup During the Interview Process

Whether it came as a surprise or was expected, being fired can be unnerving, upsetting and a blow to your confidence. It can also be intimidating to think about how you’ll address the issue during an interview. Know this - it’s okay to have been fired at one point in your career, the key is handling it properly. Here are four tips on how to address this often-difficult topic.

Five Common Resume Lies and How & Why to Avoid Them

Aside from being unethical, lying on your resume is not worth the risk. It may seem tempting to embellish your work history, degrees, or dates of employment, but it’s never a good idea.

Don’t Let Awkward Interview Questions Throw You Off Your Game

At some point in your job search, a weird question will come your way. Go for it, be confident in your answers and don't be afraid of who you are.

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?”

The Top 25 Reasons Job Candidates Get Rejected

We polled our expert recruiters and asked them to share their take on why candidates get rejected. Here are 25 of the most common reasons.

Four Crucial Skills Possessed by the Most Sought-After Job Seekers

Beyond the technical requirements of the job, there are soft skills most employers look for regardless of company size, industry, or position type. These skills are harder to show on a resume, but when they are communicated well on paper or on an interview, they can mean the difference between moving forward in the process, or being told “thanks, but no thanks.”

You Didn’t Get the Job: Ten Ways to Use Negative Feedback to Your Advantage

We’ve all been there. You get home from a killer interview—you clicked well with the hiring manager, answered all of their questions, even got a tour of the office—and you know you nailed it. But a week goes by and you get a call only to find out you have been rejected. Or even worse, you never hear back. What went wrong and what should you do now? 

Watch: 7 Quick and Crucial Tips to Crush Your Next Interview

Do you have an interview coming up? WinterWyman's recruiting pros share their top tips for success in this quick video.

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