25 Incredible First Impression Biases (Infographic)

The Science of Interaction Do you ever find yourself making assumptions about a person seconds after seeing them? Don't worry, you are not alone. Although we don't want to admit it, we judge a book by its cover. In just 100 milliseconds, we make assumptions about...

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Life After College: How to Find Your Way After Graduation

Summer 2017 is right around the corner. That means sun, surf, and if you’re a recent grad, a whole lot of difficult questions that need to be answered. It may seem daunting to try to figure out what to do with yourself after you’ve graduated but Aced My Interview is...

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How to Help Your Grad Succeed After Graduation

This is a special time of year: the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and graduates are finally walking! Whether you’re a parent, a family member, or simply a proud friend, there's a lot that you can do to help your grad succeed after graduation. Keep reading...

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6 Ways to Avoid Burnout

Some of you may already know the importance of a good work/life balance, but some of you might be struggling with ways to avoid burning out. Luckily, our friends at The Simple Dollar put together an amazing infographic that gives you a detailed breakdown of six ways...

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Stay In This Weekend

It's getting to be that time of the year where final exams are finishing and everyone is gearing up to party down. While it can be tempting to go wild and cut loose, we've got 5 reasons why you need to take it easy and stay in this weekend. 1: Sleep is Good for You...

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Quinnipiac University Media Mash Up

Recently, Aced My Interview participated in Quinnipiac University's Media Mash-Up, where students got the chance to experience an interview with an AMI Interview Specialist firsthand. Take a look at this video below to see how they felt after their interviews were...

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Tales from HR: Job Interview Horror Stories

Recently, there was a thread on Reddit where hiring managers told the internet about some of their worst job interview candidates they’ve ever had. After hours of sifting and searching, we’ve created a shortlist of the worst of the worst in order to help you learn...

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Find Happiness in the Workplace

Many people in the workforce come into work and count the hours until it’s time to escape. In a change of pace from the usual job interview tips, AMI has some words of advice to help you find happiness in the workplace. Begin Your Day With a Smile According to an...

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What Weird Job Interview Questions Are Actually Asking

Not all job interviews are the same. Depending on the job you're applying to and the kind of hiring manager making the decisions, you may be hit with some weird interview questions that will throw you for a loop. Luckily, AMI is ready with some interview prep to help...

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Drive the Snakes Out of Your Life This St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, bringing with it shamrock shakes, corned beef, and rowdy parades. But with all of the festivities, it’s easy to forget about the true origins of the holiday. We celebrate St. Patrick’s Day because he drove the snakes out of Ireland (which...

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Common Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

While it’s great to know about LinkedIn’s unusual question, or how you may do in an interview for an NFL coach, you’re not likely to hear these questions on your next job interview. However, it’s important to stay creative and think outside the box when pondering...

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How to Show Your Confidence to the World

Being confident means being sure of yourself. Showing your confidence means demonstrating you're sure. From correct posture to basic speech, AMI is here to help map out a few techniques to teach you how to show your confidence to the people around you. Who has...

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Quick and Easy Resume Proofreading Tips

Your resume is your first impression on the job search. You want the person reading it to know at a glance that you are an experienced and skilled professional. However, careless mistakes on your resume are a quick way to get it thrown to the bottom of the stack....

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5 Careers for People Who Love to Travel

As the snow melts and the sun starts shining again, those of us with wanderlust are starting to get bit by the travel bug. However, it's hard to balance the love for travel with the comfort and stability of a steady paycheck. Lucky, the career experts at AMI have...

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LinkedIn’s Curveball Interview Question

When it comes to recruiting and landing a new job, LinkedIn is the place to go. In a recent article, LinkedIn’s head of recruiting, Brendan Browne, gave some insight into his process when interviewing a candidate, regardless of the position. He asks the candidate what...

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Oscars 2017: Interviewing is Acting

We're getting close to that magic night in Hollywood where celebrities strut their stuff down the red carpet and give each other shiny golden statues. People all over the world tune into Oscar Night to soak up all of the glitz and glamour of that movie star lifestyle....

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Tips to Get Ready for Your Next Mock Interview

Use these tips to get ready for your next mock interview:     1. Get a good night's rest. 2. Find a quiet location. 3. Dress professionally for your job interview. 4. Ensure wifi is connected, reliability is key. 5. DON'T BE LATE. 6. Have your PC or phone...

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10 Traits Shared by Powerful Women

The job search is tough on everyone, but it can be especially hard on women. Though society has progressed by leaps and bounds over the past few decades, it's still not easy to be a woman in a man's world. AMI is here to help with a list of traits shared by powerful...

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How to Fall in Love With Your Dream Job

Valentine's Day is here and, if you're lucky, Cupid's arrow will strike and you'll be feeling love at first sight! No, we're not talking about that gorgeous stranger coming your way, we're talking about your dream job! At AMI we often focus on giving you the best job...

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Super Bowl LI: It Ain’t Over Until Tom Brady Sings

Another Super Bowl came and left, bringing with it a flurry of junk food, big budget commercials, and Tom Brady touchdowns. But there's more to this time-honored American tradition than meets the eye. There are some job interview tips to take away from the New England...

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Keep It Together: Quick Ways to Reduce Stress

We're living in crazy times these days. No matter who you support or what your beliefs are, it seems like everyone is a bundle of nerves and stress. Pile on a job search on top of all of that and you've got yourself a ticking time bomb. Luckily, Aced My Interview is...

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Quick Tips to Supercharge Your LinkedIn Profile

In today's age of social media and smartphones, you need to bring your A-game to the internet if you want to break ahead of the pack and get noticed by hiring managers. One way that many HR representatives find talent is through LinkedIn. If you don't have a LinkedIn,...

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How to Interview Like an NFL Coach

With the NFL playoffs underway, there’s plenty of turmoil for those unlucky teams who couldn’t make it to the postseason. Various teams such as the San Francisco 49ers, Buffalo Bills and Denver Broncos are searching far and wide for the next coach to lead their team...

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Top Industries for Millennials to Work In

Recently, Fortune surveyed more than 88,000 Millennials from over 600 companies in order to see which workplaces stood out as the best for the incoming generation of workers. They compiled the results and came out with a list of the top 100 companies to work for in...

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Interview Taboo: Tattoos on a Job Interview

With one in five Americans and nearly half of all Millennials currently sporting ink somewhere on their bodies, it's reasonable to be concerned about whether or not your totally sick tat will land you in some hot water at your next job interview. Even though the...

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Don’t Wear This Color to a Job Interview!

First impressions are everything. As much as we love to say that beauty is skin deep and looks aren't important, if someone isn't dressed properly, you can't help but wonder what else they can't do properly. That's why it's so important to dress your best for a job...

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Gift-A-Grad!

Gift-A-Grad!

Give your favorite grad the perfect gift to ace their upcoming job interview.