The top 5 most popular interview tips articles

The most read interview tips articles in 2016.

We've rounded up the most read articles from our interview tips column.

To make sure you haven't missed our most essential and must-read tips about interviews, here's a little recap of the most popular articles of 2016. 

1. The worst and best way to answer “Tell me about yourself” during an interview

Most people would agree that talking about themselves is probably one of the easiest things to do. After all, who knows you better than yourself, right? Yet, if you’ve gone through your fair share of interviews you’ll probably agree that answering “Tell me about yourself” never gets easy.

2. How to answer the one question that makes everyone feel awkward

When you’re interviewing for a new job, it’s inevitable that at some point during the job interview you’ll be asked how much you’re paid. Not only can discussing your salary trigger a level of anxiety, but awkwardness aside, the salary discussion may be a bit tricky for a few other reasons.

3. What they’re judging you on before the interview even starts

If you thought that acing a job interview is all about answering the questions perfectly, asking the correct questions, and having an outstanding CV, think again. It's not just about what happens within the four walls in the presence of the interview panel, nope. This is what you're already being judged on.

4. 8 things you should never say before you’re hired

Have you ever exited an interview thinking you and the recruiter could’ve been best friends? You’re definitely not the only one! We’re very sorry to disappoint you, but recruiters often know how to exactly phrase their questions and how to use their body language to get candidates to open up and give information you wish you would’ve kept to yourself.

5. If your potential boss shows any of these signs they are a keeper

When you’re on the hunt for a new job, you’re probably worried about whether the company – and the boss – you choose is going to be awesome or terrible. If you think about it, the whole point of pursuing a different job is to go towards greener pastures. The last thing you want is to regret the job change only to work under the world’s worst boss. So, here are the clues to look out for during the job interview to ensure that your new boss is going to be an amazing boss.


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