Psychology of the Job Search: “Psych ‘em Out” Interview Techniques

Have you ever been in a conversation where you felt the person you were conversing with was playing some type of game with you? Or perhaps you’ve encountered scenarios at work where you’ve felt like your colleagues were playing some type of political posturing, and you weren’t sure exactly what the game was, but you sensed that everything was not as it …

How to Answer: “Why Are You the Best Person for This Job?” 

Some people freeze when asked this question because they can’t imagine themselves actually being the “best” at something. And that’s a reasonable reaction, in some respects. After all, “best” is a fairly high target or bar to attain. Can any of us actually say that we are “the best” at a given position, process, or function?  Now, if we recharacterize the question …

How to Answer: “Why Are You Leaving (or Have Left) Your Current Position?” 

This is a question I’ve seen people wrestle with quite a bit. It’s a question you can pretty much count on being asked somewhere in the interview process. There’s a clear answer – – after all, it’s either unfolding as part of the interview process, or the event has occurred, and the person answering the question (you, the candidate) was present …

Mastering the Interview with ChatGPT 

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking experiences, but with the assistance of ChatGPT, you can significantly enhance your preparation and boost your confidence. ChatGPT can assist you in mastering your interviews, from generating mock interview questions based on job descriptions to helping you practice answering behavioral interview questions.  In this post, we will explore three ways ChatGPT can significantly improve your …

Maximizing Your Job Search with ChatGPT 

Early in my career, I didn’t believe it was worth paying money to have someone “write” my resume. But, over time, I learned why it was worth the investment. So now, not only do we have professionals to help with our resume, we have artificial intelligence (AI) tools like ChatGPT to help us throughout our job search.  Don’t get me …