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Annoying things job candidates do that make hiring managers not like them

Forget the selfie. David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters   When you go in for a job interview, it's imperative that youmake a stellar first (and lasting) impression There are tons of small mistakes you can make that could end up costing you the job. Reddit users previously discussed...

Things to remove from your CV

Hiring managers rarely have the time or resources to look at each résumé closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial "fit/no fit" decision. If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect résumé to...

5 reasons you never heard back after the final interview

When it comes to the interview process, there are pretty much three realities: You get an offer. You don't get an offer. You spend an insane amount of time waiting to hear if you'll get an offer. Unfortunately for many people, the last scenario's the most oft-faced reality — and the...

What to Do if You're Bored and Lonely at Your International "Dream Job"

When you first saw the posting for that position abroad, it sounded like your dream job—literally. A graphic design gig in a resort town on some isolated coast for an up-and-coming travel company? A role as an account manager for the biggest firm in Madrid? A consulting job in western...

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

Although in the moment they might seem larger than life, interviewers are people just like you. That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biasesthat affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much...

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