Describe Yourself in 5 Words During an Interview

When it comes to a job interview, you’ve got a lot of prep work to do. While it’s impossible to know every question you’ll get asked, the good news is that there are many common ones that hiring managers tend to ask. 

One of these is “Describe yourself in 5 words.” But if you’re not prepared to give a solid answer, this request can throw you off track. 

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21 Tips for Nailing Your Next Video Interview (2021)

For many employers, the pandemic expedited their use of video interviewing, with some estimating that over 80% of companies used video calls to screen candidates.

Even as employees trickle back into the office, video interviews are likely here to stay, as they offer some clear benefits over traditional, in-person interviews. Most notably, video interviews allow for a more efficient process, eliminating the need for travel, fighting traffic, and finding (and paying for) parking. The result is a much more streamlined scheduling and interviewing process. (more…)

Think You Know Everything About Video Interviews? Think Again.

These days, interviewing virtually is becoming the norm. However, a Zoom call feels far different than an in-person interview. You still have to make the best impression, all while stressing about the potential for technical glitches, where to look on the screen, and whether a noisy neighbor will distract you.

The good news is that there are steps you can take to prepare for video interviews, so you ace them and land the offer. (more…)