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5 Interview Mistakes Often Overlooked by Candidates

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Nailing an interview can sometimes feel like experimenting with alchemy. There are a lot of guides on how to do it, but you're not quite sure if anything will actually work.  While interviews are inherently subjective, there are still plenty of standard dos and don'ts that apply. Learning and understanding them will only help you. AOL recently listed five common interview mistakes that aren't usually considered by applicants. Don't assum... more

15 Toughest Firefighter Interview Questions

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1. Why do you want to work in this industry? Bad answer: "I like firefighting. I think it's really cool." Don't just say you like it, anyone can make that claim. Focus instead on your history with the industry, and if you can, tell a story about it. Good answer: "I have always appreciated and admired those who put their lives on the line to protect our communities. My interest piqued in firefighting after I witnessed a post-crash rescue. I ... more

Study the 10 Most Common Interview Questions

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No two interviews are ever the same. Every hiring manager will ask different questions and conduct the interview in different ways. But, some questions are nearly ubiquitous to the interview process. To help prepare, Alison Doyle has compiled a list of the 10 most common interview questions which we've collected for you below. All servicemembers know the importance of planning, and job interviews are no different – know the questions, pr... more

100 Potential Interview Questions

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While there are as many different possible interview questions as there are interviewers, it always helps to be ready for anything. So we've prepared a list of 100 potential interview questions. Will you face them all? We pray no interviewer would be that cruel. Will you face a few? Probably. Will you be well-served by being ready even if you're not asked these exact questions? Absolutely. Tell me about yourself. What are your stre... more

Top 5 Ways to Fumble a Job Interview

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Job interviews are crucial points in the lives of most people, and that's especially true for recently transitioned veterans. So, it's important not to slip up if you're lucky enough to land one. Don't overstress – think carefully about your strategy and prepare as best you can. It's important to walk into an interview with your best foot forward, so take a look at these top five ways to fumble a job interview collected by Money Talks Ne... more

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