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How to Answer Tricky Interview Questions: “Tell Me About Yourself” – MT Minutes Video

In the latest instalment in our Mind Tools Minutes video series on Getting a New Job, we tackle how to answer tricky interview questions, st...

Preparing to Succeed – Interview Skills – MT Minutes Video

Interviews can be daunting. But by equipping yourself with the right tools and knowledge, you can make sure that you make a great first impr...

Being Intentional: The Power of Focusing Our Energy – #MTtalk Roundup

"Mindfulness should be taught from school to college level.." - Dr Arif Maghribi...

Recipe for a Standout Résumé – MT Minutes Video

A strong résumé (or CV) will make an impactful first impression on your potential employer, before you've even met them! Here's how...

Why Is Writing a Cover Letter So Hard? – MT Minutes Video

Cover letter? Groan! If you're anything like me, writing a cover letter is a painful process. And one that often takes way longer than I exp...

Trust Breakers Vs. Trust Makers: Behaviors That Change Relationships – #MTtalk Roundup

"We judge ourselves on our intent and others on their actions." – Yolande Conradie...

Sell It Like Saul Goodman

Learn the secrets of sales from the master of persuasion...

Make Your Life Easier: My Expert Interview With Greg McKeown

Best-selling author Greg McKeown talks to Mind Tools about his new book, "Effortless," and his method for focusing on what's essential in li...