What questions do recruiters ask at my second interview, and what answers really nail them?
“Tell me about a project where you went the extra mile.” Many times in entry-level roles, there are opportunities to take on more responsibility. This question addresses the candidates’ drive. Recruiters can assess if candidates take pride in their work, and if they have the ability to think beyond the scope of their daily tasks. In addition, recruiters can dive down into quantifying those examples. If your extra work resulted in a significant change in the outcome, we can discuss how the candidate would have measured the success. A candidate may provide examples that did not have impact, and this allows us to further discuss how your extra effort could have been translated into more measurable results. Answering this question with pride and talking about how they made a difference will allow the interviewer to learn more about your personality and dedication. Just saying, “I’m a hard worker” is very common. This question gives you the chance to share examples of that work. “Tell me on