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How would you make our blog more compelling, increase readership and boost social shares?

1 of 30 Journalist Interview Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Written on January 27th, 2019 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
How to Answer

The interviewer is checking to see if you have checked out their blog, or even their social presence, to know the tone and approach they are taking. When asked to give feedback in an interview, its best to show your expertise but keep your opinions lighter to avoid offending anyone, or trying to reinvent the wheel. Discuss what you would do to increase readership and boost social shares. Now is the time to show off your social media skills and knowledge!

Professional Answer Examples
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Answer example

"I had a long look at your blog and love that you cover a range of topics. One suggestion that I would make is to tag your blog posts and organize them so that it's easier for your readers to find articles on topics in which they are most interested. I think this would make their experience more enjoyable, making them more willing to share what they find."

Answer example

"There is a lot of amazing content on your website, and my biggest suggestion would be to add a more obvious social sharing button. It took me a minute to find it when I wanted to share one of your articles. To make the content more compelling, I would suggest the use of more gifs, videos, and interactive graphics."

Written by:

Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
Published: 01/27/2019
*Specific career answer examples vary on published date
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