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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? January 5, 2011 A reader writes: I had a great second phone interview with a company I think would be perfect. Should I have brought it up with the interviewer today?

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Related: How To Answer 5 Tricky Job Interview Questions. Here’s How To Answer 2 Specific Job Interview Questions In These Situations: 1. This is a question you may hear especially in a phone interview. Need more interview answers?

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Prepare stories for your job interview. Know how to correctly pronounce your interviewer's name in advance. Before job interviews, practice walking into the room. Stand during phone interviews. Address being overqualified before they ask.

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3 Tips For Preparing For A Job Interview

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In the event an advert actually reaches your eyes, you’re automatically pitted against overqualified, highly experienced professionals chasing the same entry-level and mid-tier roles. When your phone blows up with invitations and possibilities, you think, I will make them like me.

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A second typical reaction is that it’s OK for an “overqualified” applicant to apply or to be selected for a position. This would give the interviewer an excellent platform for a real “give and take” discussion that would reveal the candidate’s thinking and problem-solving skills.

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did I prepare too much for this interview — and turn off the employer?

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A reader writes: After submitting my resume and cover letter to the president and director of a major company for an executive assistant opportunity, I was contacted for a phone interview. I aced the phone interview and was invited for a face-to-face. Since I really wanted this position, I made sure to study the company and position requirements, and brush up on my interview skills. It’s a basic guide I developed that helped me deal with busy phone lines.

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Recruiter emailed me a dozen annoying interview questions to complete. I had a phone screen with a large corporation for a program manager role. After a 10 minute conversation, the recruiter emailed me over a dozen interview questions that he asked me to complete, including: • Share with me some of your areas of improvements or strengths. Interview questions that don’t match my experience. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Should I hire graduate students even if they are completely overqualified? You could also reexamine your interviewing process to see if there’s opportunity to do more screening on that end as well. Interviewed on Friday before Labor Day weekend. It’s been a few work days since your interview. I applied to this amazing company for a great job and I had several phone interviews (the company is on the opposite coast).

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I was called for a second interview but the job was reposted meanwhile. I interviewed for a position where I will be the manager of the same type of department I currently work in. I was interviewed by 2 department heads and the administrator. I was called the very next day for a second interview by the company administrator, but in the past 6 days, we have been playing email tag about scheduling it. Interview handshakes when you’ve got arthritis.

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Interviewer said “wow” when I told him how long I’d been out of work. Seems that I am overqualified or under-qualified. Just a little while ago, I had a phone interview with an owner with a very dry sense of humor. A previous question about talking up your spouse after an interview at your company brought many negative responses. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I take a stand on getting ready for work in the office bathroom?

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Bringing a gift of food to an interview. So when I went on my first interview for an administrative assistant position for a company that sells replacement windows, I took a small box of scones. Now I have a second interview. Don’t bring food or gifts to interviews, since you risk looking like you’re attempting to curry favor based on things that aren’t related to your ability to do the job.

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Responding to a job rejection by phone. I recently was contacted by phone by an organization to let me know that I wasn’t getting hired. While I appreciated the personal touch, the immediacy of a phone call meant that I couldn’t just *not* respond, and so I stammered through an awkward “thank you for letting me know.” Yeah, this is why I think all rejections should come by email , not phone. Offered a position I didn’t interview for.

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I applied for a job and got a call to schedule an interview. The employee called him and he said, “He thought he didn’t have any interviews today. I called them and asked to schedule my interview, and the employee said, “The manager will be coming by in about an hour. How do I tell my manager that I’m overqualified and ask for higher level work? Otherwise you could spend days or even weeks anxiously waiting for the phone to ring.

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I work in HR and I was conducting a phone interview yesterday. Now, I’m all for people doing their research and weighing the pros and cons of working at a particular organization, but I believe it’s inappropriate to ask your interviewer that question, at least in that particular wording. If your’e not willing to give candidates a reasonably candid view of the good and bad about working for the company, you should bow out of conducting interviews.

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When you answer the phone and sound surprised to hear from me, which prompts me to ask if you were expecting my call (which was pre-scheduled), don’t say, “I just forgot that it was Thursday.&# is that interview question legal? what does this interview question mean?

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I will review your resume this week

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I’ll tell you what you need to change to have a resume that will make a hiring manager excited to interview you. (Oh, how to stand out at a job fair short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself?

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She replied and stated that I interviewed well but was overqualified for the position and went on to say that she was not sure that I would be growing or learning anything new in the position if hired. She seems friendly and was kind enough to give me feedback, but I am wondering if it would be ok since she knows my qualifications and has interviewed me. I nailed the phone interview and now I have a in-person interview.

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I’m on a shoestring budget and eating ramen for a the next week until my next student loan rolls in, but I’ll keep that recipe! :) Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment Previous post: should I give my interviewer a typed list of my answers to likely questions? You suck, interviewer!

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When I don’t want to provide a phone number, I tend to put in 555-555-5555, but if it won’t accept your email address, that’s not good. the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time?

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I decided to use the question on the very next interview I got, which took place yesterday. My interviewer was nice but very reserved, and then when she asked if I had any questions, I threw out the Magic Question. Interviewers eyes lit up and they called me back the next day!

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Same for phone, utilities, etc. how to stand out at a job fair short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself? is that interview question legal? in a long interview process, can I ask about salary?

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And I hope people who get theirs looked at this time around can come back with a story that it helped them get the interview and/or the job! how to stand out at a job fair short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself?

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Reply Richard March 9, 2011 at 7:07 am I’m kind of hoping that their question was ‘How soon should I email for a follow up after not getting a reply from a job interview?’ My number is ###.&# ) They are never available when I phone the next day, morning or afternoon.

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normally they get back to me the same day of the interview to decline but this time i have been waiting for almost 2 weeks. how to stand out at a job fair short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself?

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how to stand out at a job fair short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time?

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how to stand out at a job fair short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself? the 10 interview questions youre most likely to be asked short answer Saturday: job search edition am I wasting this recruiters time?

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does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

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January 6, 2011 A reader writes: I recently interviewed for a job, and didn’t get it. A few weeks later, though, the person I interviewed with contacted me out of the blue to ask me if I’d like to interview for a similar position, which was unposted.

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am I wasting this recruiter's time? — Ask a Manager

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I don’t want the recruiter to feel like I’m wasting her time, but part of me says a brief chat on the phone couldn’t hurt. how to stand out at a job fair short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself?

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It’s not on the phones, it pays slightly more, has better hours, and I have my own desk. how to stand out at a job fair short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself? is that interview question legal?

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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The only time that I got an interview with, and then later a job offer from a company that I met at the job fair, when the guy called me to invite me to an interview and told me that he had gotten my resume from the fair, I sat there wondering if he received it from when I met them 1 year ago or 3?

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” You could immediately follow that up with offering to do something else to help her in her job search — like helping her practice interviewing, helping her with her resume, etc. (if I was denied an interview for a position for which I was definitely overqualified. No, companies aren’t required to show you the results of their interviewing assessments. Sometimes interviewers’ assessments of you are wrong.