In my 25 years of recruiting experience I found that the candidates who were exceptionally well prepared to answer these questions were more likely to advance in the search than those who did not. This is one very unimportant reason why the best qualified candidates only get the job only 35 percent of the time. Read more»
Tell me about yourself.
That is one of the most common of what I call core interview questions. It also one of the best questions a job applicant could hope for as a first question. Why? Because it is loaded with opportunity for an executive to set the table with a positive image. It is a wonderful gift.
Regardless of your industry, the competition for executive level positions is fierce. As applicants understand the new job search rules, many are adapting their strategy. To succeed you must be ahead of the crowd. Read more»