Interview Myths That Keep You From Landing The Job

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Discover the 5 myths for getting a job. Take this quiz on what is needed for a good interview.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the interview process you should
    • A. 

      Sell yourself to the employer

    • B. 

      Listen but don't speak up for yourself

    • C. 

      Dominate the interview with your personality

    • D. 

      Email your resume' and hope for the best

  • 2. 
    What is the best way to deal with questions about weakness?
    • A. 

      Change the subject when questions come up

    • B. 

      Don't admit you have any weaknesses

    • C. 

      Honesty is always best

    • D. 

      Bring the subject up before the interviewer can

  • 3. 
    When addressing your strengths, you best strategy is to
    • A. 

      Provide a typed list to the interviewer

    • B. 

      Show him your high school awards

    • C. 

      Provide references that can vouch for your strengths

    • D. 

      Research the company and offer solutions to problems to demonstrate your strengths.

  • 4. 
    One of the trickiest questions to answer in an interview relates to salary. Money talk can be uncomfortable, but it doesn't have to be. What is the best approach?
    • A. 

      Show the interviewer you last paystub

    • B. 

      Don't bring up the subject.

    • C. 

      Discuss it at the beginning of the interview

    • D. 

      Discuss the compensation package after they have decided that you're the best candidate and we can sit down and negotiate the package

  • 5. 
    After the interview, what would be the appropriate action/statement to do?
    • A. 

      Show up at the jobsite.

    • B. 

      Call the interviewer or hiring manager and say: 'I'd really like to be part of the company,'"

    • C. 

      Get a friend to call and ask if you have the job.

    • D. 

      Check the website and see if the job is still posted after the interview