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What Interviewers Want to Know When They Ask You to “Describe a Time You Had to Make a Difficult Decision”

When you’re in a job interview, you’re likely to get asked questions that require you walk your interviewer through past experiences. “Describe a time you had to make a difficult decision,” for example, asks you to do this in a …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Sample Interview Questions: Why Should We Hire You?

This is often considered a “gotcha” question, as it can be meant to trip you up. That said, it isn’t all that difficult. How you should view this question is an opportunity to sell yourself to the hiring manager. Review …

By Vault Careers - Vault
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Sample Interview Questions: Where Do You See Yourself In Five Years?

This question is especially tough if you’re at the beginning of your career, when your path is less clear and you might be unsure where you’re headed. What’s most important is to show that you have clear goals, and that …

By Vault Careers - Vault
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5 Essential Networking Steps for Undergrads and Grad Students

Ten years ago, when I entered business school, many professionals told me that the journey ahead required significant investment in professional networking. So I followed their advice, and soon my calendar was filled with various networking events and meetings all …

By Vibhu Sinha - Vault
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3 Traits You Need to Succeed in Interviews

If you want to land the job you want, you’ll need certain skills and certain experience. You’ll also need to nail your interviews. And to nail your interviews—virtual or in-person—you’ll need the following three traits.

1. Clarity

Before you interview, you …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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