September 16th, 2015
There’s a reason I asked you how you answer “What do you do?”
A few weeks ago, I was interviewing someone in my NYC studio. After the interview was done, he asked our director what he could do to improve.
The director told him, “You were great, but there was a moment where Ramit asked you, ‘What’s an ...
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September 14th, 2015
OK, let’s pretend you’re at a conference. There’s a table with tea and coffee over here. Everyone is wearing nametags. You recognize someone across the room, and as you’re walking towards him, you run into a small group.
Someone says, “Oh, meet (your name).”
What’s the first question you’ll probably get asked?
“What do ...
August 26th, 2015
What if you lost your job today and needed a new job in a week? Could you do it?
What if you just wanted some advice for a tough career decision? Is there someone you could ask?
Or what if you wanted to make a big career change, like switching industries? Is there anyone you could call for help?
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August 13th, 2015
Interviewing is hard.
One of the few ways to make it even harder is to make it a phone interview. In person, you can read and respond to all of the interviewer's physical cues, but on the phone you're often left to guess if they're engaged in what you have to say or busy checking their inbox while you ...
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August 12th, 2015
Q: How do most people choose a career?
A: They don't. They stumble into a job after college, take whatever they can get, then follow one of the few paths available from that random job.
No wonder most people are frustrated in their careers.
Of course, if you ask for advice on how to choose a new or better ...
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July 28th, 2015
Do you know what’s better than memorizing a long list of interview questions you might be asked?
Answer: Learning how to craft the perfect interview response to any question. That way no matter what you're asked, you’re never caught off-guard.
Today, I’m going to show you a framework that guarantees you always give a compelling response ...
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