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How to Answer the 31 Most Common Interview Questions

By The Daily Muse Editor on The Muse Wouldn’t it be great if you knew exactly what a hiring manager would be asking you in your next job interview? While we unfortunately can’t read minds, we’ll give you the next best thing: a list of the 31 most commonly asked interview questions and answers. While... read more

This Is What the Best Candidates I Ever Interviewed Had in Common

By Sara McCord on The Muse Tell me if this sounds familiar: You continually make it to the interview stage, and then—crickets. You have the skills to get in the door, but for some reason, you stall out when it comes to getting the offer. It’s super frustrating, and you can’t help but wonder why.... read more

4 Small Talk Tips That’ll Instantly Make Your Interviewer Like You More’

By Kat Boogaard on The Muse You have a job interview fast approaching, and that jittery feeling is already brewing in the pit of your stomach. Sure, there’s plenty to be nervous about. You’re worried about being able to make it to the office on time without getting lost or stuck in traffic. You’re anxiously... read more

Your 4-Step Plan for Bouncing Back When You Don’t Get the Job Offer

By Chris Taylor on The Muse Thanks for your interest, but we’ve decided to go with another candidate.” This is a crappy email to receive, particularly when you thought you had it in the bag. The exceptional opportunity that you believed was a perfect fit is no longer on the table. It seemed like an... read more

The Mistake That’ll Sink Your Chances of Landing a Job That’s Slightly Out of Reach

By Sara McCord on The Muse Job searching’s a balancing act. You have to find time to hunt, while doing your job. You have to come off as enthusiastic, but not desperate. And you have to pull off sounding confident, but not arrogant. Many aspects can feel a bit like walking a tightrope, and writing... read more