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How to Answer Competency-Based Job Interview Questions

By The Betts Team / June 25, 2020
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We’ve all been there. You’re sitting across the table from a hiring manager, acing tons of job interview questions about your background and experience and the salary range you’re looking for. You think you’re killing it. Then the hiring manager drops a bomb and asks you to give a real-life example of how you handled…

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How Your Interview Answers Really Sound, Part 1: Why Are You Leaving Your Company?

By Nick O'Brien / June 15, 2020
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A job interview is a delicate dance. It’s a fundamentally antagonistic ritual wearing a friendly face. The interviewer is mining for weaknesses and challenging the candidate at every turn, while the candidate tries to put their best foot forward. Each party, all the while, chooses their words carefully.    Just about any interviewee will use…

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Beware These Job Interview Questions. Then Nail Your Answers.

By The Betts Team / September 20, 2019
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The conventional wisdom around what questions to expect during a job interview hasn’t changed in a very, very long time. How often have you been advised to expect job interview questions about your strengths and weaknesses, or your five-year plan, or reasons for leaving your job? Of course, one of the main reasons advice like…

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Don't Get Stumped By Strange Interview Questions

By StephanieHughes / June 3, 2015
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Many of us have been asked “trick” interview questions like, “what is your greatest weakness?” It’s well-known that you shouldn’t respond with “I have a terrible time staying on task.” But what about those questions that are just a bit…out there? The in-person interview can be one of the most challenging pieces of your job search. You’ve got…

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Answering competency-based job interview questions blog header

How to Answer Competency-Based Job Interview Questions

June 25, 2020

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting across the table from a hiring manager, acing tons of job interview questions about your background and experience and the salary range you’re looking for. You think you’re killing it. Then the hiring manager drops a bomb and asks you to give a real-life example of how you handled…

Read More
How your interview answers really sound blog header

How Your Interview Answers Really Sound, Part 1: Why Are You Leaving Your Company?

June 15, 2020

A job interview is a delicate dance. It’s a fundamentally antagonistic ritual wearing a friendly face. The interviewer is mining for weaknesses and challenging the candidate at every turn, while the candidate tries to put their best foot forward. Each party, all the while, chooses their words carefully.    Just about any interviewee will use…

Read More
Man and woman at job interview in conference room

Beware These Job Interview Questions. Then Nail Your Answers.

September 20, 2019

The conventional wisdom around what questions to expect during a job interview hasn’t changed in a very, very long time. How often have you been advised to expect job interview questions about your strengths and weaknesses, or your five-year plan, or reasons for leaving your job? Of course, one of the main reasons advice like…

Read More
Answer Strange Interview Questions Betts Recruiting

Don't Get Stumped By Strange Interview Questions

June 3, 2015

Many of us have been asked “trick” interview questions like, “what is your greatest weakness?” It’s well-known that you shouldn’t respond with “I have a terrible time staying on task.” But what about those questions that are just a bit…out there? The in-person interview can be one of the most challenging pieces of your job search. You’ve got…

Read More