Interview Questions: Why are There Gaps in Your Employment History?

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In times of recession or after big family changes, gaps in your employment history are normal. But that doesn’t mean that employers will understand what they mean. You may be asked: Why are there gaps in your employment history? Your answer might be easy. For example, if you’ve been working as a consultant for many different… Read more »

Interview Questions: What Did You Like Least About Your Last Job?

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We’re back with part 3 of our interview questions series! This time we are going to discuss how to answer the dreaded question: What did you like least about your last job? Your honest answer might be something like: “Well, they expected me to be there at 8 a.m. which is absolutely ridiculous considering I’m… Read more »

Interview Questions: Why Should I Hire You?

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I bet you’ve never met a person who absolutely loved to interview. For most people, the thought alone is enough to make them sweat. If you experience the latter, don’t sweat it. We have created this interview series to help you prepare for the toughest interview questions you may encounter on your road to reaching your career… Read more »

Interview Questions: What is Your Greatest Weakness?

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Interviews are already nerve racking enough without tricky questions meant to throw you off your game. For some candidates, the kryptonite question is: What is your greatest weakness? Luckily for you, we have the inside scoop on how to answer it. First of all, interviews aren’t therapy sessions; they’re a place for you to show your… Read more »

Interview Personality Profiles: Are You a Bad Candidate?

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What is your interview personality profile? Are you Mr. Universe or No Knowledge Nancy? Interviews are a chance to show off your best side. As a recruiting firm, we know all about interviews. We screen and interview candidates all day long. We’ve become experts at sensing that “special something”. With that comes the ability to… Read more »

10 Common Interview Questions: Nail Your Interview!

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You never quite know what you’re going to get when you walk into an interview. You might get the hiring manager who wants to chit-chat about current events or the guy who doesn’t smile while looking you dead in the eyes the entire time. Either way, some preparation couldn’t hurt. Here, we’re going to break down some… Read more »

15 Job Hunting Tips from Silicon Valley Recruiters

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Our focus as recruiters is to seek out and nurture relationships that are built to last. Whether it’s the relationships we keep with our in-house technical recruiters, our clients or our contractors. After all, this is what we’re passionate about and we’re in the relationship building business. It brings us great joy and satisfaction to… Read more »

Don’t Get Stumped by Tough Interview Questions

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You’re in the middle of an interview for an amazing new technical job opportunity in California. Everything is going great. You look polished; you sound confident; you’re nailing every question. Then the interviewer asks you: “If you were a car, what kind of car would you be?” Your heart starts racing. Your mind goes blank…. Read more »