Topic: interviews

The Insider: Ruth Baron

The Insider: Ruth Baron

Ruth Baron has not one but two romantic-comedy-worthy jobs: Oprah.com editor and young-adult author. Her YA thriller Defriended drops next week—pre-order it now for $9, a.k.a., the cost of a latte in 2015. She’s also one of those girls who just knows everything cool (and, ok, weird!) a good six months before you do—if that doesn’t make you want to read on, we don’t know what will. More »

Sheryl Sandberg Is A “Power Betch”

Sheryl Sandberg Is A âPower Betchâ

Have you heard of The Betches before? These ladies, a collective of women who started their website “Betches Love This,” are expanding their empire with a new book, Nice Is Just A Place In France: How To Win At Basically Everything. We were lucky enough to ask them a couple of questions about writing a book, being funny women, and who they (however grudgingly) admire. More »

The Insider: Mollie Chen

The Insider: Mollie Chen

In the Baby-sitters Club version of our lives, Mollie Chen would be our Kristy—not because she’s always wearing turtlenecks or getting all bossy, but because she’s just so good at stuff. Editorial director of our favorite beauty site Birchbox by day, Mollie is also a ridiculously good cook—to the point where you question when and how much she sleeps. And while we still don’t have the answer to that query, Mollie did share her tip for at least looking awake. More »

10 Tips For Hiring The Best

10 Tips For Hiring The Best

Job Candidate #17 has just entered your office and is now seated, all smiles, focused on you like a laser beam, eager to answer your interview questions.

You’ve already read her resume and jotted down a few inquiries about her qualifications. After a long search, you’re hopeful. With this hire, you get the chance to make a key decision with long-lasting ramifications for the company.

What if, instead of choosing a dream employee, you pick someone who doesn’t know how to play nicely with others? Or, one who turns out to be just enh on the job? More »

Ace The Interview — Without Saying A Word

Ace The Interview â Without Saying A Word

You’ve put so much effort into landing this interview, what’s the final touch that will help you nail an offer? In many cases, it boils down to what you don’t say,” asserts Joe Navarro (@Navarrotells), a business consultant, former FBI agent and author of “What Every BODY Is Saying.”

“Things like your handshake or how long you take to answer a question can make or break the deal,” he says. Follow these six strategies to walk away with an offer in hand.
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