Tag: interviewing

Question: Can an employer ask a potential candidate for proof of the candidate’s current pay rate where he or she is currently employed? Answer: Generally this is not an acceptable request at the interview stage. An employee’s prior pay rate is personal information and an employer would have a difficult time proving a business need to know…

When your interviewer wraps up your job interview by asking if you have any questions, you might think that he or she is finished assessing you, but that’s not quite the case. Interviewers draw conclusions about you based on the questions you ask–or don’t ask. You don’t want to give the impression that you’re not…

An interesting take from Dave Thier on why you should sell yourself in an interview: When you’re sitting across the desk at a job interview, the focus is squarely on you. For some people, this can be an uncomfortable situation. But it’s where narcissists shine most, and a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln…