Network, network, network. You hear that all the time in reference to finding a new job. Most of us are taught how to write a sparkling resume, smile and shake hands, and look people in the eye during an interview...
There's a lot of information available for someone who is preparing to go on a job; how to dress, how to answer difficult questions, even how to shake hands properly. But what if you are the one doing the hiring?...
You had your first interview and you left feeling confident. You believe you established a good rapport with the interviewer and you felt a connection with him by the time you left. And then you never heard back from him. What...
As a self-marketing tool, the purpose of the resume is to communicate your strengths in writing to an interested employer. You need to know what the employer is searching for and how this stacks up with your particular assets. Here are eight tips on...
The day begins the night before. This adage is especially true if you are preparing for a job interview. By doing as much prep work as you can beforehand, you may be able to put the odds in your favor. Here's...
Here it comes. You're sitting in the hiring manager's office and are feeling confident about the way things are going so far. You've done your due diligence as far as getting to know what the company is all about and...
It can be disheartening to be on a job search in December. Because many hiring managers take their vacations between Thanksgiving and New Year's, traditionally December is a slower hiring time. So even if you apply for a position,...
Didn't the dreaded cover letter go out with the horse and buggy, or at least with the VCR Does anyone even write them anymore? Who needs them? The answer is, you do. If it's been a while since you've had to apply for a...
When you are unemployed the thought of looking for a new job can be daunting. Even if you are currently working and have decided it's just time to look for a new opportunity elsewhere, the job search itself can practically...
You've done everything you needed to do to get the job you want. You've perfected your resume, practiced your interviewing skills and dressed for success for the interview. Yet, after all that, they hired someone else! It doesn't even matter if...