Fired From Your Last Job? How to Address it in an Interview?

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As if finding a job weren’t challenging enough, some situations make it even more stressful. For example, what if you were fired from your last job? Getting fired is never an easy thing to think about because it can be traumatic and embarrassing. How do you respond or even talk about this in a job interview?… Read more »

Interviewing Tips to Help You Succeed and Stand Out

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In addition to selling your worth to the interviewer, finding a way to stand out and make an impression may tip the balance in your favor. However, make sure that you are remembered for the right reasons. Harvard Business Review interviewed Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, a senior adviser at Egon Zehnder International, and John Lees, a career… Read more »

How to Tell an Interviewer You’ve Been Fired in the Past

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Interviews can be stressful enough, but it you were recently fired, your wounded pride may cause you to avoiding interviews entirely. Passing off a firing as an unfair result of a less than ideal situation may seem difficult, and landing a job even more so. However, the recent economy has left hiring managers and recruiters… Read more »