Many times, job seekers will make quick decisions when accepting a new job only to become unhappy shortly after starting with the company. The majority of the time, it is not their fault. Here’s how to tell if a company is a good fit before you accept the job offer.
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Are you a serial goal-setter? Find out how NOT setting goals might help you be even more successful. Read on to find out more.
When in an interview, always assume that the person interviewing you doesn’t know which questions to ask to ascertain whether you’re the best candidate. Read on for strategies to take the lead and ace any interview.
Looking for a job in a different geographic area than where you live can be difficult. Read on for six ways to get your resume noticed.
At some point in your career you have negotiate whether it’s negotiating a job offer or negotiating how a work project gets handled. Read on for four never-fail ways to negotiate.
Your resume has to accomplish a lot in this economy. It needs to speak in the right language, it needs to tell the story of your personal brand and it needs to focus on the right thing (hint: it’s not you or your work history). But, when push comes to shove, your resume really needs four key things. Every single one of these is a key step in the process of getting hired. If your resume fails to do pass one of these steps, you will get rejected.
When getting ready for an interview, it is important to not only prepare yourself to answer the questions you may be asked, but also questions that you can ask the people who are interviewing you. Many job seekers get so excited about finally getting an interview opportunity that they forget that interviewing is a two-way street. So what questions should you ask during your job interview? Check these questions out.
Today’s job market doesn’t give you the wiggle room to be anything less than exceptional. In fact, while you’ve probably read many tips to help you land a job, there are also things that you can do, or not do, to deter a hiring manager’s interest. That said, it’s good to keep these major pitfalls at the top of your mind.
I voluntarily left in 2006 and have never looked back! Here are some of the lessons I learned about the career transition process that anyone can apply to today’s employment situation.
There are three Cs to getting the kind of job you want and earning the kind of money you want to earn. These three Cs basically remain constant throughout your working career. They are contacts, credibility, and competence.