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Facebook execs discuss favorite interview question

To find the most passionate employees, Facebook executives Miranda Kalinowski and Lori Goler say they have a favorite question to ask candidates: “On your very best day at work — the day you come home and think you have the best job in the world — what did you do that day?” Kalinowski says responses reveal what prospective employees value most and whether they…

Be Prepared with Non-Cliché Answers to Tough Interview Questions

If you’re in the job-hunting market, then you know how important it is to stand out from the crowd. You may have an excellent resume, be well-dressed and have the experience that’s needed, but all that can fly right out the window if you don’t have answers to interview questions at the ready. You’ll want to walk into that job interview prepared for any…

The Art of Asking Questions During an Interview

Interviewing for a new job can often feel more like standing in front of a firing squad: a nerve-shredding situation where you feel little control and little to no chance of navigating successfully. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There’s one key factor to nailing job interviews, and that involves preparing thoughtful, probing questions to ask in return. And there’s plenty of…

Your Next Hire: Vitamin or Painkiller?

The San Francisco startup world asks a question to every new business idea. Are you a vitamin or a painkiller? The common interpretation: does the new business idea address a target market’s inherent problems or potential wants? I’d like to examine the line between need and want and see how this comparison applies to our next hires.&

10 Most Common Illegal Interview Questions

With unemployment hovering at 7.5 percent which translates to nearly 12 million, there are a lot of people looking for work. And some interviewers use this to their advantage by asking questions that are illegal. Some questions are prohibited by various laws in our Constitution but that does not stop them from being asked.