How many letters of recommendation should one normally submit?
Hello! Larger companies are moving away from checking references for various reasons. With that being said, I think a letter of recommendation is a good idea. It gives the recruiter and/or hiring manager…View all answers »
What are some of the most common mistakes people make in interviews?
Top 3 in no particular order:
1. Not being prepared - do your research on the position, on the company, the industry, etc.
2. Coming off as arrogant vs. confident - be confident, but…
I am planning on getting a PhD part-time while working. Should I mention this in during the interview or will it make me look like the job would not be my number 1 priority?
It's best to be transparent with an employer from the beginning, especially if your course schedule can impact your work schedule. Make sure to share your story behind why you're pursuing a PhD and how it will…View all answers »
Why am I being asked if I am Hispanic? If I am, is this a good or a bad thing? How does it affect my chances of being invited for an interview?
Employers in the U.S. are allowed to ask under certain conditions which are generally governed by the federal civil rights act of 1964 and subsequent rulings. In simplest terms, specific to employment,…View all answers »
What industries/types of companies tend to use case interviews, and what are they looking for?
Specific to types of industries/types of companies, management consulting or similar where one solves problems/advises client are likely to use case interviews. But they could be used in almost any company…View all answers »