What do YOU have to say if you're asked about your weaknesses?
Job interviews are never easy. You sit there, all dressed up in your best business outfit, and get asked difficult questions by someone who could potentially be your boss for years to come. And while you try your hardest to give the
A career expert weighs in on the best response to this tricky question!
Job interviews are never fun. But there are some questions that seem to put you under more pressure than others. "What are your weaknesses?" is one, followed by "Why do you want to work for us?"To help you answer the latter,
Is there etiquette when it comes to being on time?
Job interviews are stressful. What are you supposed to wear? How do you answer tough questions? What time are you even meant to arrive? Timing can be tricky etiquette, because many regard it as rude to be early as it is to
Practice answering these most-asked job interview questions, and you’re golden!
Every company is known for putting their own spin to the interview process, especially if they're looking to fill a position that's essential to keeping the ship running smoothly. The job application process usually starts with an online application. All
Are you regretting your big professional move?
When you leave a job, with the exception of a family emergency, it's almost always for an even better offer: more money, more freedom, more room for growth. At least, ideally, that's what's supposed to happen.Everything looks ~*shinier*~
It's a good thing it's anonymous.
The ADMU Rantbox is a Facebook page that features anonymous rants from members of the Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) community. As of 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 30, the page has 1,663 likes and 1,707 followers.It so
Just breathe, girl.
If there's one thing about the job hunt we all secretly hate, it's the anxiety brought on by relentlessly refreshing our emails or waiting for the phone to ring. Heck, it's more nerve-wracking to not hear back from
How long should you wait?
Looking for the right job is a looong process. From the moment you create a resume to when you're #blessed with a job interview, it could take weeks before you even hear back. (Globally, the average waiting time is three weeks,
Pass with flying colors.
So you've finally landed yourself that job interview, and despite having a full closet, you find yourself at a loss for what to wear. Thankfully, it's easier to narrow down the choices and pick what's office-appropriate when preparing
Make sure to bring your A-game.
Finding a job is tough, but you know what's tougher? Having to go through stressful interviews. To help you prepare for that big day, JobStreet Philippines shared some interview tips on what you should and shouldn't do when applying for
Everything you need to know to calm those nerves before your phone rings.
When I had my first phone interview, I didn't know what to expect. I submitted an internship application, and they got back to me within the day with a request for a phone interview. Though it wasn't a total disaster,
Don't let these questions throw you off your game.
We've taught you how to survive this notoriously annoying interview question: "Tell me about yourself." But, unfortunately, it doesn't end there. The next hurdle is when the person in between you and your dream job asks you about your strengths
Keep this in mind the next time you apply for a job.
Based on experience, if you're really nervous for a job-either because it's your first time or you're just really bad at interviews-you probably look up all the basic interview questions and formulate "correct" answers for them. It
Here's the only formula you need to survive this not-so-easy question.
I still remember the first time I heard, "So tell me about yourself," during a job interview. It seemed so casual that I didn't even really consider it as part of the interview. "Tell me about yourself" is an employer's
'How do you explain a vending machine to someone who hasn't seen or used one before?'
If you're lucky, like yours truly, every interview you've ever had has been a breeze. I mean, yes, there's anxiety before the actual interview, but in retrospect, I've never been stumped by a particular question. Even just five
Do school rankings still matter?
Anybody who's ever applied for a job can attest to how nerve-racking the whole process can be. Unless someone in your network personally recommends you, you usually have to apply online first-and it can feel like you're just
Chill, girl. You got this.
In a perfect world, job hunting would be a breeze. You'd find a job you love, submit your application, hear back from the company in a couple of days, go through an effortless interview, and voila! You're employed. But who
'How long will this take ba?'
During a job interview, there's honest and there's TOO honest. It's important to know how to answer a question truthfully, but also professionally. Whether you're a fresh grad or just in-between jobs, here are some examples of
It's about how you can be part of a team.
Being intelligent isn't everything. As we've written before, it's not the key trait for becoming a great leader. (The key trait is actually being emotionally intelligent, which involves being able to empathize with other people, being self-aware, and
And they'll let you know more about what you're getting yourself into.
In job interviews, you'll be asked questions (of course) and you'll be given the chance to make inquiries as well. Don't miss the opportunity to make a good impression, know more about the work involved, determine employer expectations, and
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