Common interview question: Why are you interested in this job? / Why did you apply to this job/role?
Why your interviewer is asking this question: In addition to figuring out why you want to work at the company, they want to know why you want to take on this particular job. Basically, how excited are you about it? And what’s motivating you to want to do it?
Recommended reading for your job search and career from the past few weeks. Articles include learning how to be a successful 20-something professional, where to read about some of the coolest internships out there, and why I loved reading Lean In.
There are a few good reasons why you may genuinely want to work somewhere. Take a look at the four reasons below and each time you interview with a different company, be prepared to speak at least one of them (or combine a few).
A post about what people lie about interviews – and why I think it’s always a bad idea.
LinkedIn is something you are going to hear a lot about on The Prepary. It is one of the most important tools (for both job seekers and recruiters) on the job search front these days… and is positioned to stay that way for years to come.
3 great ways to say thank you at the end of your summer internship. Saying thanks will help you leave your summer experience on a great note.
A few of my favorite things for the job seeker, young professional, or just for fun! August edition.
How to get your online presence ready for the interview process. A guest post by Alicia Lawrence.