Madeline Mann


Madeline Mann is a Human Resources & Recruiting leader in the Technology industry who is known for her thought leadership in career development, hiring, and personal branding. Mann has an award-winning YouTube Channel, Self Made Millennial, and her work has been featured on Business Insider, Newsweek, Career Contessa, and more.

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Interviews are stressful, but a panel interview can be even more unnerving with all the dynamics at play.

In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann will reveal the No.1 mistake people make while providing expert advice on how to prepare for and confidently crush any panel interview. 


April 25, 2021


The impressions we leave on employers in job interviews really matter. Beyond being qualified, the attitude and impression you convey can be just as important.

Here's a story of how I had a job offer revoked, why I think it happened, and what I learned from it.

March 27, 2021



I’ve noticed the skills that hiring managers want aren’t generally the same skills we learned in school.

The top 5 skills I see employers asking for (and the skills I WISH school had taught me):


It’s bizarre to never need Excel in school and then go into the corporate world and it is simply expected that you know it.

March 12, 2021

Not sure what to ask when the interviewer says, "Do you have any questions for me?" at the end of a job interview?

In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann serves up five great questions that will help you fully vet the job opportunity while showcasing your value.  

January 25, 2021

There's plenty of advice out there for successfully navigating a job interview, but how do you absolutely ace it? In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann will share an insanely effective tip:   

Originally posted on YouTube.


December 22, 2020

Preparing for an interview? 

Short on time?

In this 20-minute video, self Made Millennial Madeline Mann shares the BEST answers to the TEN MOST POPULAR interview questions.

Watch it now! 

Originally posted on YouTube.


November 2, 2020


Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann will show you the tips, tricks, and strategies to help build a similar connection during a video interview as if you were in person. 


October 7, 2020


Do you want to know the step-by-step process on how to successfully answer behavioral interview questions? 

In this valuable video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann will show you everything you need to know including how to create a "Story Toolbox" in advance of your interview. 


September 3, 2020


In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann shares the four things that you MUST do when preparing for a job interview. Madeline will teach you how to prep for - and pass - any job interview with these critically important tips.

Get ready to ace that interview. Wifi hi-five!


August 24, 2020

Have you ever wondered how recruiters score your phone interview? 

In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann divulges what she looks for when talking to candidates, and shares her best advice on how you can prepare to absolutely crush your phone interview.

These methods have helped Madeline's students pass phone interviews at companies like Google, Apple, Sony, Amazon, and Netflix. Madeline also shares her No. 1 tip for maximizing your salary negotiating power when the conversation turns to money.


July 22, 2020


Need tips for finding a new job quickly? 

In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann will tell you everything you need to know about how to get hired fast, regardless of your circumstances.


Originally posted on YouTube.



June 19, 2020


In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann delivers three excellent tips for optimizing your LinkedIn profile.



Originally posted on the Self Made Millennial YouTube channel.


May 18, 2020


Human Resources professional Madeline Mann tells you everything you need to know to give you an edge in the job search during this trying time. 



April 24, 2020


Having trouble getting your foot in the door? In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann will show you some resume hacks that will help to get through a company’s automated resume scanning software using the right keywords.  



March 23, 2020

If you’re preparing for a job interview, there are several popular interview questions that recruiters tend to ask. Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann talks about how to answer the question that will most surely be on their list: “Why are you looking to leave your current job?” and all other versions that will help them understand why you left your previous employer. Watch Madeline’s YouTube video for some great tips on answering this question with confidence!  


March 11, 2020

Here are tips on how to prepare for an interview. An important aspect of how to prep for interview questions is knowing the 12 things to never say in an interview. Among these interview prep questions, I will tell you exactly what not to say in an interview and why these are the things to never say in a job interview. Most people don’t get this interview help, so you’ll stand out!


February 20, 2020



There is a nasty rumor going around that recruiters and hiring managers do not read cover letters. The truth is, many large companies use software to scan resumes for keywords and then forward those candidates deemed qualified to the HR team. In this case, your stunning cover letter would not help you get to the first round.

February 11, 2020