InterviewFilter -- Should I wear a skirt suit to a job interview for a para-professional position? [more inside]
posted by bad grammar
on Oct 20, 2006 -
What do I tell prospective employers about my current job situation?
I am not happy at my new job and am looking for a different one. I began my current position only 5 weeks ago, and I realize that it is not a good fit for me. I took the job out of desperation-I was broke and stupidly decided to take the first well-paying thing that offered. What do I say, or not say, to employers that I am now interviewing with? Some background: Just finished my Master's degree and I have never done something like this before.
posted by engling
on Oct 10, 2006 -
Spoken-Word-Audio-Filter: What is the best way to get audio from tapes to my Powerbook? [more inside]
posted by plemeljr
on Oct 9, 2006 -
I sent an e-mail of panel ideas after an interview to a woman hiring for a well regarded film festival. I did not get the job but when I was looking at the panels months later, I was surprised to find most of my ideas were being used. Was there any way to protect myself? [more inside]
posted by spec80
on Oct 4, 2006 -
Help me think of questions I can ask my dad to get to know him better. [more inside]
posted by 10ch
on Oct 3, 2006 -
I just had a great job interview, and I should be a lock for this job. But I'm worried they might not hire me because I have a baby. Is this sex discrimination? [more inside]
posted by libraryhead
on Sep 21, 2006 -
I have to go on a few job interviews for web producer positions in the UK. I've got a suit, and a collarless black jacket/suit which I quite like and isn't too far off the norm. But I need a good shirt.
What colour shirt should I go for? White? Blue? Lilac? Should it be a "name" shirt eg Boss, Ralph Lauren or will any good quality shirt do?
posted by badlydubbedboy
on Sep 6, 2006 -
Asking for a friend: "I have an interview with Loretta Lynn this afternoon. What should I ask her? What should my lead be?" [more inside]
posted by Terminal Verbosity
on Aug 22, 2006 -
I need to interview someone for a Senior software developer position - what would you look for and what would you avoid? What the hell do I ask them?
posted by oh pollo!
on Aug 9, 2006 -
A potential employer wants to conduct a phone interview. What's the best place to be when the call comes in? [more inside]
posted by pricklypear
on Aug 7, 2006 -
College Student working for large corporation the past two summers in a field unrelated to my degree. My boss set me up an appointment with an area I am very interested in. How can I secure a internship with that department next year? [more inside]
posted by bilbo baggins
on Jul 31, 2006 -
About one month ago, I had a phone interview for a position at a company based in a Seattle (I live in CA). Though I did not get the job, a mutual fit was evident with the only exception being that I do not have the desired management experience. Next week I will be on vacation in Seattle and I initiated a "casual chat" meeting with my contact at his office. How should I handle the meeting given that his company aligns fairly closely with my "dream employer" scenario? A subtle yet important detail is that... [more inside]
posted by |n$eCur3
on Jul 28, 2006 -
Dressing for the interview with a twist or two. I am flying to an interview with an Internet company in less than two weeks. I received the agenda just now and the recruiter notes "I would recommend professional attire." Help... [more inside]
posted by FlamingBore
on Jul 27, 2006 -
So I'm applying for a standardized test (LSAT) tutoring position, right? I've got an "audition" next week, where I need to prove that I can teach
. The material isn't as important as the ability to understand and react to the needs of the individual student. Any tips for one-on-one teaching like this? [more inside]
posted by electric_counterpoint
on Jul 22, 2006 -
I'm interviewing for a developer position at a software company in Silicon Valley in a couple of weeks. The dress code there is casual. What should I wear to the interview? [more inside]
posted by medpt
on Jun 30, 2006 -
What are some sources for audio recordings of everyday Iraqis speaking -- telling their stories, talking about their experience of the war and occupation, or talking about their feelings on any subject? I know about the excellent War News Radio site; I'm looking for more sites like that. I'm equally happy to find voices speaking in English or in Arabic. [more inside]
posted by allterrainbrain
on Jun 4, 2006 -
How do I teach 10 or so Indonesian academics and postgraduate students how to "ace" their US Embassy visa interviews and "prep" for life in the US? Personal experiences with the US immigration process? What are some interview strategies you can pass on to my students? [more inside]
posted by mdonley
on Jun 2, 2006 -
Tomorrow I have a telephone interview for a job at a regional metro daily newspaper. What might they ask me? And, er, how should I answer? [more inside]
posted by t0astie
on May 27, 2006 -
Why does Jon Stewart insist that his guests sit down before he does? He will keep standing no matter what, even if it creates an uncomfortable situation. It's awkward and has always bugged me.
posted by parallax7d
on May 17, 2006 -
InterviewFilter: Help me ace an interview with a hiring committee -- of my current and former professors! [more inside]
posted by Alterscape
on May 13, 2006 -
How, under Equal Employment Opportunity, can a prospective employer ask you to sign a HIPAA waiver? [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Apr 26, 2006 -
I'm up for a promotion at work, but my boss has already told me that I probably won't get it. She still wants me to go through the interview process because it'll be 'good experience'. Should I? [more inside]
posted by aristan
on Apr 25, 2006 -
I'm looking for good, practical books with advice about the process –– how to write a compelling cover letter, what to wear to an interview, etc. I'm especially interested in short, succinct books like Don't Send a Resume
posted by captainscared
on Apr 12, 2006 -
I'm going to interview a couple sysadmin candidates in the near future. What are some questions that one should ask a sysadmin candidate that are Solaris specific? Please let me know what the correct answer should be, too. I've found that "How would you use newfs?" is a good one. Help me think of others!
posted by drstein
on Mar 31, 2006 -
Five minutes ago, I heard about an interview that will take place tonight. Does anyone know anything about the firm IQPC, or the conference industry, that could help me get this job, and get to New York? [more inside]
posted by godawful
on Mar 31, 2006 -
You know that part of the job interview, where they ask you if you have any questions? I have a hard time thinking of questions. Suggestions? [more inside]
posted by Kololo
on Mar 28, 2006 -
I'm falling down on the actual interviews - what should I be doing, reading, projecting, etc ...?
posted by jbelkin
on Mar 27, 2006 -
I have an information interview at a large company I'd like to work for.
Some background: The interview was set up by a former colleague's friend and the person I am speaking with does not work in the department I'd like to work in.
What is the best I can hope to get out of such a situation and how would you go about achieving it?
posted by captainscared
on Mar 26, 2006 -
Have you aced an interview? How'd you do it?
posted by vers
on Mar 26, 2006 -
How do I explain to potential employers why I'm leaving my job? I've only been here a few months, but its already time to start looking. [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Mar 8, 2006 -
Case Interview Tips. I'm applying to several business analyst/consulting jobs that require a case interview as part of the screening process. I've never done one of these and I'd like to hear your experiences with them. [more inside]
posted by sciurus
on Feb 14, 2006 -
SanFranciscoFilter: I'm an interviewer for my college. I'd like to meet my interviewees downtown but am looking for help on nice, quiet locations. Hotel lobbies, like the Hyatt Regency? Some cafe with quiet, plush seats where we can talk. No bars, as my interviewee will be a high-school senior. Thanks!
posted by vacapinta
on Feb 2, 2006 -
I'm getting married this summer. I'm also currently seeking employment. At what point should I let possible employers know that I'm going to need time off for the wedding and honeymoon? (The date is already set.)
posted by saucy
on Jan 24, 2006 -