CategoryJob Interviews

“How Did The Interview Go”: How to Respond

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When you’re interviewing for a position with a new company, particularly in the tech world, there’s a good chance that your first point of contact will be with a recruiter. After that, you’ll likely speak with the hiring manager, members of the hiring manager’s team, and other members of the organization.  And after certain key interview in the process, the recruiter...

Who Calls for a Phone Interview?

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If you’re applying for new jobs, you’re likely going to doing a variety of phone interviews as the first step in the process of interviewing with a company.  And if you’re new to the process, or if you have a phone interview scheduled and haven’t heard from your contact at the company yet, you may be wondering who is responsible for making the call for the phone...

Invited to Interview But Never Heard Back

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Getting an email that you’ve been invited to a job interview is extremely exciting. It means the start of an interview process for a new position or, if you’re already in the midst of an interview process, that you made it to the next round.  However, in some cases, you’ll receive that invitation, respond to the email, but never hear back. This article is going to review...

Interviewer Said They Would Call Today

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Waiting on a callback from a company that you interviewed with can be painful and nerve-wracking. And that’s particularly the case when an interviewer said that they would call today, but have not yet. To that end, this article is going to unpack what it means when an interviewer said they would call today but didn’t. We’ll also cover what to do, and some related questions...

2 Hour Interview: What to Expect

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The job interview process can be long and arduous. And, in some cases, you may even be faced with an interview that is 2 hours or more. In this article, we’re going to break down what to expect if you do have a 2 hour interview coming up. We’ll discuss whether or not a 2 hour interview is normal, if it’s a good sign of a potential forthcoming job offer, what to expect, and how...

How Long Should You Wait After An Interview to Follow Up

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After completing a final round interview, you enter into the painful waiting stage. The stage where you’re anxiously anticipating word from the company about whether or not you got the job. And it’s natural to want to know immediately whether or not you will receive a job offer. However, you want to be respectful of a company’s hiring process and give them the opportunity to...

“Why Do You Want to Leave Your Job?” How to Answer

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One of the most common interview questions that I’ve received throughout my career is “why do you want to leave your current job?” And even though it’s a common question, it can be a tricky one to answer. The true reason that many people look to are looking to quit their job is frustration with their current employer. But expressing that frustration is something that...

Marketing Interview Questions & Answers

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Marketing can be a wonderful career path. It requires a blend of creativity, communication, and data savvy that is unique to marketing work. Additionally, it’s a skill that is in-demand, meaning that there are lots of job opportunities out there. And if you ultimately decide that what you want to do with your life is to work for yourself, a skillset in marketing will be invaluable. ...

How to Decline an Interview (With Email Templates Included)

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After applying or interviewing for a job, you may find that the role is not actually a match for what you’re looking for. Once you’ve made that decision, it doesn’t make sense for your or the company to continue on in the interview process, and you’ll want to decline subsequent interview invitations. Throughout this article, I’ll review best practices for how to...

How to Ace an Interview: A Step-by-Step Process

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Ultimately, getting the job you want is going to come down to acing your job interview. And that can be good and bad. It’s bad in that many people hate interviewing and get extremely nervous for the whole process. But it’s good because there is often a pretty low bar for delivering a good interview. Because so many people are nervous and don’t like interviewing, if you get...

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