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Job interview: Tips for answering awkward questions

by Joyce E. A. Russell/The Washington Post
Photo - photologue_np via flickr.com. Under Creative Commons license
I receive many questions from people who are job hunting and who really want to make a good impression in their interview

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So what colour is this dress?
There has been passionate debate on the Internet over a blue and black dress that to some people — perhaps even the majority — appears white and gold

McDonald’s to celebrate National Breakfast Day in Oman
On March 9 all McDonald’s restaurants serving breakfast in Oman will be giving away 1,000 free Egg McMuffins on a first come-first serve basis

Tropical set to spread wings in Oman
Tropical is spreading its wings to open three additional branches making it the first 100% Omani brand of juice and ice cream parlours in the Sultanate

Ooredoo concert to celebrate 10 years in Oman
Ooredoo will be staging a free public outdoor music concert for up to 10,000 people to mark its 10th anniversary


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Information Technology Authority supports Arab Forum for visually impaired in Oman
The forum kicked off its discussion sessions featuring the topic of providing fair and equal job opportunities to persons with disabilities through the use of ICT
Omani teams gear up to bring home ‘the region’s most efficient car’ title
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AkzoNobel Oman launches Sadolin Velvet Touch
Sadolin, one of AkzoNobel’s flagship brands, recently launched the Velvet Touch range in Oman.
Canadian stand-up comedian back to Oman to perform on February 13
Haris Khan, Ex- Pakistan School Muscat & Salalah student and a professional stand-up comedian and actor is back to Oman to perform on 13 February at Radisson Blu in Al Khuwair.
Oman cars: All-new Lexus NX launched in the sultanate
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RAY International Group of Companies conducts Employee Engagement Tournaments
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Tour Oman plays host to another big fat wedding at the Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah
Of Indian origin, the family, which is a well-established global business conglomerate, organised an opulent and colourful four-day celebration in all splendour...
Bank Muscat Oman Air card offers special discount on airline tickets
Bank Muscat have launched an exciting joint promotion offering special discounts on airline tickets booked online
Oman tourism: Shangri-La opens new rooftop lounge
hangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa has announced the opening of new rooftop lounge — B.A.B. Lounge
Oman Air relishing unprecedented success as awards continue to rain
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BMW i8 arrives in Oman
The BMW i8 is the future of sports performance driving, offering unparalleled fuel efficiency in a light and lithe Coupé body that takes nothing away from the thrill of driving a thoroughbred perform
A’Saffa Foods' ‘Back to School’ campaign offers children a wholesome meal
Delighted children across Oman can now enjoy wholesome lunch meals with the pure and tasty range of products of A’Saffa Foods

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Oman Air's flight to India delayed for more than seven hours
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Oman crime: Asian held for stealing from bill payment kiosk
The accused broke the company door and the machine at night and stole OMR7,000
Omani youths prefer working for Public sector even with less salary: NCSI
Study prepared by NCSI on ' The Trends of Omani Youths Towards Work' pointed out that most Omani youths prefer working for the public sector even if the salary is less compared to the private sector
Oman crime: Omani national arrested for drug trafficking
The accused was caught red-handed as he was receiving a huge quantity of narcotics
Solar power a boon for Oman
Solar energy can be used for domestic as well commercial purposes, even for lighting up a desert camp at nigh
Muscat’s living standards third best in region
Muscat has the third best standard of living in the region, according to the latest annual global Quality of Living report published by HR consultancy Mercer
Gogoi terms Dimapur lynching ‘barbaric’
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday condemned the lynching of an Assamese youth in Nagaland for allegedly raping a girl and termed the incident as “barbaric, heinous and inhuman”.
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Mexican cuisine: Sombrero, the new fusion restaurant at Al Khuwair
Sombrero, the new fusion restaurant at Al Khuwair, has undertaken a complete makeover, from menu to ambience, to shake off the purely Mexican tag and offer patrons an all-new experience of fusion food
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Oman's Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs in Saudi Arabia
US Secretary of State John Kerry met separately with Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Oman’s Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, before he met the GCC foreign ministers
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Airport tax to pour millions into Oman government coffers
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Omani to be produced in Indian court
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Air India Express to add new flights from Oman
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Cricket: Shenwari gives Afghanistan first World Cup win over Scotland
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