How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time You Failed” – The Muse

Some of the worst mistakes in interviews come from the simplest of questions. If you don’t review and get ready for the most commonly used ones, then you only have yourself to blame. While not the most common interview question, the failure question—should you get it—is rather perplexing. How do you answer this honestly while…

Why You Shouldn’t Try to Humblebrag in a Job Interview

Some good thoughts on how to be honest and positive in interviews, even with negative information… Humblebragging is notoriously obnoxious. But sometimes, it feels necessary. For example, in a job interview, we’re often told to answer the dreaded “what’s your biggest weakness” question with something sly, like, “I’m too much of a perfectionist.” People see…