(function() { var cookie = 'rebelmouse_abtests='; cookie += '; Max-Age=0'; document.cookie = cookie + '; Path=/; SameSite=None; Secure'; })();

Dear Experts, I have an interview coming up with an investment company. After talking with current workers in the industry, I learned the interviewer may ask me questions pertaining to numbers and mathematical problem-solving techniques. If this is the case, then I'm somewhat nervous to be asked a question I simply do not know the answer to almost instantly. Worse than that, maybe not even know the answer to at all. My college-based knowledge is somewhat rusty at the moment. So, if I'm asked a question I don't know the answer to, how do I talk myself out of it? How do I sound like I actually know what I'm talking about, when in fact I may not. Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter: Q#483 You're referring to "BSing" your way through an interview question. Not a good plan. Better to admit you don't know. (@beneubanks) Q#483 Sometimes it's not the answer, but the thought process. Take the time to work it through. Best to at least try. (@gradversity) Q#483 Practice as much as possible in advance. With exposure comes composure. If you do get stumped, be honest. (@EmilyBennington) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

Learn how to land a career you love

We've all been there. At some point, we are finally "done" with our current employer and make the decision to hunt for a new job. That's just the nature of the beast—we get hired, we get excited, we have a honeymoon phase, we work hard, and, slowly, the glow wears off. Next employer, please.

SHOW MORE Show less

If you're an executive or somebody in a leadership position, you have an executive presence. Your executive presence is your reputation. It's what people think when you walk into a room, and what they say about you when you're not in the room.

SHOW MORE Show less

Being able to clearly define your value proposition can be hugely successful for a business, providing them a significant competitive advantage. Here are three steps to develop your value proposition.

SHOW MORE Show less