Common interview questions: Why are you interested in this job?

Common interview questions: Why are you interested in this job?

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?

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Common Interview Questions: Why do you want to work here?

Common Interview Questions: Why do you want to work here?

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).

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What people lie about in interviews (and why you shouldn't)

What people lie about in interviews (and why you shouldn’t)

A post about what people lie about interviews – and why I think it’s always a bad idea.

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Why you need to be on LinkedIn

Why you need to be on LinkedIn

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.

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Ways to say thank you at the end of your summer internship

Ways to say thank you at the end of your summer internship

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.

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My favorite things: for the job seeker & professional

My favorite things: for the job seeker & professional

A few of my favorite things for the job seeker, young professional, or just for fun! August edition.

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Guest post: Getting your online presence interview-ready

Guest post: Getting your online presence interview-ready

How to get your online presence ready for the interview process. A guest post by Alicia Lawrence.

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Job rejections: Should you ask for feedback?

Job rejections: Should you ask for feedback?

After a job rejection should you ask for feedback? We say yes, and cover the who, when, what, why, and hows of asking for feedback.

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