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#ToughQuestions: Answer this, "Why Did You Leave Your Previous Job?"

Chances are you’ll encounter some of the most uncomfortable questions at job interviews. From “Do you have a boyfriend?” to “Do you drink and smoke?” to “What was your salary at your previous job [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/07/how-to-talk-about-your-previous-salary-at-a-job-interview/] ?”, these questions can definitely be intrusive (and sometimes, inappropriate) but serve to help companies get to know their hires better. In this edition of #ToughQuestions, we’re helping you answe

9 Interviewer Biases Every Jobseeker Needs to Watch Out For

Interviewers have a significant responsibility in building a highly competent team, workforce, and company. The challenge is to make the “hire or no-hire” decision based objectively on all the information gathered about the applicant - test results, resumes, references, and interviews. However, even trained interviewers are people too. Try as they might to be objective, biases may creep into interviews. Unfortunately, this tendency to be subjective might reduce the objectivity of the selec

9 of the Most Outrageous Resignations in History

Career experts have always recommended resigning from your job in a professional manner. Not only will it help your reputation remain intact, but it will also help you avoid burning bridges with colleagues. Ideally, leaving your workplace with respect and mutual understanding approach should be done at all times. Even when your frustration with your boss, office mates, and the management has reached fury-of-a-thousand-suns levels, there's always a way to bow out with grace. But, just cause

Social Media Matters: How Your Online Life Can Help You Get A Job

Warning: Reading this post may lead to a review of your social media posts. Would you consider your general online activities as cringe-worthy or share-worthy? “Character is what you are in the dark,” American evangelist and publisher Dwight Moody once said. Now, thanks to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, his insightful quote can also be rephrased to, "Character is also what you are online.” Having said that, your online life brings with it great power and great responsibility. Your onlin

#ToughQuestions: Answer this, "Why Did You Leave Your Previous Job?"

Chances are you’ll encounter some of the most uncomfortable questions at job interviews. From “Do you have a boyfriend?” to “Do you drink and smoke?” to “What was your salary at your previous job [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/07/how-to-talk-about-your-previous-salary-at-a-job-interview/] ?”, these questions can definitely be intrusive (and sometimes, inappropriate) but serve to help companies get to know their hires better. In this edition of #ToughQuestions, we’re helping you answe

9 Interviewer Biases Every Jobseeker Needs to Watch Out For

Interviewers have a significant responsibility in building a highly competent team, workforce, and company. The challenge is to make the “hire or no-hire” decision based objectively on all the information gathered about the applicant - test results, resumes, references, and interviews. However, even trained interviewers are people too. Try as they might to be objective, biases may creep into interviews. Unfortunately, this tendency to be subjective might reduce the objectivity of the selec

9 of the Most Outrageous Resignations in History

Career experts have always recommended resigning from your job in a professional manner. Not only will it help your reputation remain intact, but it will also help you avoid burning bridges with colleagues. Ideally, leaving your workplace with respect and mutual understanding approach should be done at all times. Even when your frustration with your boss, office mates, and the management has reached fury-of-a-thousand-suns levels, there's always a way to bow out with grace. But, just cause

Social Media Matters: How Your Online Life Can Help You Get A Job

Warning: Reading this post may lead to a review of your social media posts. Would you consider your general online activities as cringe-worthy or share-worthy? “Character is what you are in the dark,” American evangelist and publisher Dwight Moody once said. Now, thanks to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, his insightful quote can also be rephrased to, "Character is also what you are online.” Having said that, your online life brings with it great power and great responsibility. Your onlin

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