Contrary to popular belief, the federal government is not a monolithic mass. Rather, federal organizations differ from one another almost as much as do private organizations—each distinguished by its own culture, work environment, budgetary and IT resources and varied factors that influence how quickly employees ascend the career ladder. Even agencies and offices within the… Read more »
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What do you do for a living and where do you work? You’ve probably been asked those two simple questions innumerable times during job interviews, varied professional events, and social, alumni and family gatherings. But have you ever carefully prepared compelling answers to those questions?
While there is certainly no “right” answer to the weakness interview question, there are certain responses interviewees should take care to avoid.
Knowing and articulating your weaknesses is always difficult, much less in the middle of an interview. When you have been trying to present yourself in the best possible light, being asked to reveal vulnerabilities to a potential employer might give you pause.
How to shine in an interview
John Hine led efforts to bring the internet to New Zealand, check out this article to learn more about his story.
Tips for creating a targeted, reader-friendly impressive application for federal jobs.
Sometimes we assume that all the “interview urban legends” will sneak up on us and prevent us from getting to the next step. It may help to know some of the “interview taboos” and learn how to move beyond them.
Your interviewer will probably begin your next job interview with the standard opener: “Tell me about yourself.” How can you ace this question and make a great first impression?
Are you applying for another position within their organization? Not sure what you can do to stand out? Here are a few tips.