How to Avoid Work Assignments for Job Interviews

How to Avoid Work Assignments for Job Interviews

If you’re in the market for a new role, you know job hunting takes a fair amount of effort. It’s always good news to hear that a hiring manager is interested in interviewing you. However, the hiring manager sends you a request—a job interview assignment to complete. You don’t even know if you’re a serious candidate yet and you’re being asked to do work for free. What is interview homework? Why do employers require job interview assignments? What can you do if you receive a work assignment during the interview process?

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How to Handle These 10 Illegal Interview Questions

How to Handle These 10 Illegal Interview Questions

When you’re getting ready for an interview, you want to be as prepared as possible. However, there are questions that are inappropriate for interviewers to ask, and others that are downright illegal. This post explores 10 illegal interview questions that employers cannot ask, and how to answer illegal interview questions in the moment.

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5 Secrets for How to Negotiate Your Salary with Confidence

5 Secrets for How to Negotiate Your Salary with Confidence

Many of us worry about negotiating and how asking for more money will reflect on us and shape a hiring manager’s view of us. Let’s review those fears and put them to bed. Then, implement the strategies discussed in this post when negotiating your salary. Follow these tips to understand how to go about asking for more money.

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How to Be a Better Leader with Emotional Intelligence

How to Be a Better Leader with Emotional Intelligence

As the leader of the team, you’re always looking to improve your effectiveness and find new ways to make your reports better at what they do. When you deal with people, emotions are always present. Understanding how to manage yours, and dial up your strengths through emotional intelligence can help you become a more personal, and therefore, better leader.

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