Interview Tips (126)

Thursday, 16 August 2018 04:29

Interviews I Regret

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Interviews I RegretI've failed several important job interviews in my life.

(At least, they were very important to me at the time.)

The ones that hurt the most were the ones where I looked back over the coming days, weeks and months and felt the piercing sting of regret.

Monday, 13 August 2018 03:18

Most Humiliating Interview of My Life

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Most Humiliating Interview of My LifeAlan here, from

Today, I want to tell you about my most humiliating job interview ever. It was a long time ago, but even today, looking back, it still makes me cringe.

You'll see why in a moment.

Friday, 03 August 2018 04:11

How to Handle Wacky Interview Questions

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How to Handle Wacky Interview QuestionsEvery now and again, I like to read Quora. It's a social network where people ask questions, and others answer them -- it's a great place to learn new and interesting "random" things you wouldn't ever think of asking.
Anyway, someone asked the question:
"What is the single, most revealing interview question?"

Stand Out in Your Next Interview with 6 Powerful TechniquesI’ve heard a number of people ask, “How do I stand out in the job interview?”

Today, I want to share with you six powerful ways.

Be warned. These methods aren’t a free lunch. To be exceptional during the interview, you have to do extra preparation before your interview.

Job interviews How to Sound Confident Without BraggingHere’s a great question from a Daily Success Boost reader:

My biggest challenge when it comes to handling interviews is trying to sound confident in answering some of the weird interview questions that the interviewer may ask.

I know my worth and what I can bring to the table, but I guess I'm not very good at bragging on myself, as I've always been taught to show humility in everything I do.

Saturday, 14 July 2018 01:33

Keep Calm and Carry on Talking

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Keep calm and carry on talkingHere's an important interview lesson many folks learn the hard way:

As I might have mentioned a while back, I recently took up playing the guitar after I inherited my aunt's old Spanish guitar.

Anyway, a few weeks back, I was (attempting) to play along to Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train", and I was doing pretty well -- until I missed a note and got flustered. You can guess what happened next.

Text book Example of How to Win Over a Younger InterviewerPerhaps you’ve heard it said:
“You know you’re getting old when the cops start looking young.”
Isn’t that the truth?

Thursday, 21 June 2018 10:10

How to Answer Impossible Interview Questions

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How to Answer Impossible Interview QuestionsLet's talk about impossible interview questions:
They're the dreaded questions interviewers ask you about your career history, where -- if you answer them one way, you risk bad-mouthing your last employer and/or giving the interviewers ammunition to disqualify you from the role; but then, if you answer the other way, they'll simply not believe you, or worse, think you're a fool for making (what seems like) a silly career move.

Wednesday, 20 June 2018 09:43

8 Types of Job Interviews to be Ready for

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8 Types of Job Interviews to be ready forWhether it's a phone screen, the final round, or another type of interview, make sure you adapt. Learn how. Here are 8 types of interviews to look out for.

In this article, I will define these for you, help you understand what to expect in each, and make your presentation sharper with valuable tips.

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 23:55

Prepare for Your Interview with These 5 Factors

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Prepare for Your Interview with These 5 FactorsPreparing for a job interview the right way is critical. It's the difference between a nice conversation and a new job offer.
If you are prepping for an interview, please keep in mind the 5 factors listed below:

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