Humanities & Communication

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How to Answer the Hiring Question: Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?

“Where do you see yourself in five years?” – This is a quintessential interview question that many of you would have faced or even struggled to formulate an answer for. 

As a hiring manager, I personally use two variations of …

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How to Answer: ‘Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?’

As you prepare for your interview, you know you’ll probably be asked about your strengths and weaknesses and to tell the interviewer about yourself. But did you know that another common interview question you may encounter is, “Where do you …

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Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for all employees. Communications expert Tatiana Kolovou helps you…

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