Hiring managers wade through hundreds of generic applications, and your cover letter is your chance to grab their attention and shout from the rooftops that you are the perfect fit for the role. These tips will help you do just that.
When the interviewer asks you this question, they’re getting to the key issue: why should they hire you and not someone else? Answering this persuasively could clinch the deal and make the difference between a job offer and a rejection letter.
Think about a time you have come up against a challenge that you successfully resolved. Don\'t dredge up a catastrophe that resulted in personal or professional failure – stick to a story with a happy ending.
The point of this question is to learn a little about your interests and what makes you tick. This will also give the interviewer an idea of whether you will fit into the office. Choose three people who represent your interests.
The way you answer this is obviously going to depend on the job you’re applying for, but in general it’s best to demonstrate that you are able to and enjoy working both independently and with others, as most jobs require you to do both at different times.
One of the most dreaded of all interview questions is the ‘greatest weakness’ minefield. Many recruiters are, in fact, moving away from using a question that has become over-used and predictable, yet it is still one you have to prepare for.
It is becoming increasingly common for interviewers to throw in some unusual questions during interviews rather than sticking to the tried-and-true. This could be for a number of reasons: they want to see if you can think on your feet, can think creativel