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The clear majority of us probably know that quality research is essential for a great interview. As a footnote here, if you haven't heard this, please know that it's true. Good research on a company or firm will help us prepare more robust answers to interview questions (that are specifically tailored towards the employer) and will allow us to draft better questions to ask interviewers. A question often arises though. We understand we need to research, but what exactly should we focus on?.. Continue Reading
According to social psychologist Amy Cuddy: "When you pretend to be powerful, you are more likely to actually feel powerful." Amy is a professor and researcher at Harvard Business School, where she studies how nonverbal behavior and snap judgments affect people from the classroom to the boardroom. Ms. Cuddy delivered a TED talk (included below this post) that shows how "power posing," or, standing in a position of confidence, can have a positive impact on our chances of success - this includes interview success... Continue Reading
Let's first address the obvious: "Should candidates ask questions in an interview?" To help understand the answer, imagine for a moment you're back in third grade and you're a science wizard. You're also heavily addicted to Legos and it's Science Fair time... Continue Reading