We’re excited to bring you the 3rd series on mastering common interview questions and responses. In this blog, we’ll walk through how to answer questions like these: Tell me a time when you disagreed with someone at work and how you dealt with it? Tell me about a challenge or conflict you’ve faced at work, […]
Mastering Common Interview Questions & Responses Series #2: What are your greatest strengths/weaknesses?
We’re excited to bring you the 2nd series on mastering common interview questions and responses. In this blog, we’ll walk through how to answer: What are your greatest strengths? What are your greatest weaknesses? These questions are quite interrelated because your greatest strengths can sometimes be your greatest weaknesses depending on how you frame your […]
Mastering Common Interview Questions & Responses Series #1: Why you and why this company / position?
We’re so excited to kick off this interview questions series with a couple of common interview questions. In the past as I was preparing for interviews, sometimes I was just looking for example responses so I knew how to think about my answer or confirm that I was on the right track. I realized that […]
Have you ever had that feeling that everything you’ve done in the past has led you to where you are right now? That’s certainly how I felt when I got my offer from Google. I mean, statistics show that getting in is pretty difficult, so it’s easy to resolve that that’ll never be you. Funny […]
Similar to the art of networking that we had written about earlier, we are seeing that more and more people are doing informational interviews to figure out the next steps of the career journey. So why do the informational interviews in the first place? Well, I often like to highlight these 3 key outcomes that […]
As the new year starts, so do new hopes, new dreams and new possibilities. That’s why new year’s resolutions are so popular and gratifying; it’s like the universe is giving you another chance at life. Another chance to start over, be better, be good, be kind. I know it has been a while since we’ve […]
In this day and age, it’s very easy to assume that writing resumes has gotten easier. I mean, the number of resources on the internet are astounding. There are resume templates for just about any job out there, resume editing services and even resume assistants. The other day as I was editing a friend’s resume, […]
Gone are the days when people stayed at their jobs for 15-20 years or even more. According to The Balance, the average person now changes jobs ten to fifteen times (with an average of 12 job changes) during his or her career. If you were to do the math, that means on average, a new […]
Gone are the days when people spend 10 – 15 years with one company or one job, and studies have shown that an average person now changes jobs ten to fifteen times throughout his or her career (or an average of 12 job changes!). So with many of us going through this process during our […]
If you are like me, traditional networking – similar to what we did in school during company events – is scary and sometimes awkward. Don’t get me wrong, it was necessary and important; however, talking to strangers was daunting for me and I usually sucked at it. If you are looking for work or exploring […]