5 Steps to Perfect Follow Up

In a competitive job market, your follow up skills can make a big difference. Part strategy and part common courtesy, good follow up skills can separate you from the crowd and position you for a job offer. Continue reading “5 Steps to Perfect Follow Up”…

Job Search Rules for a Soft Economy

It's important to understand the ways in which this slow economy changes your job search. During Continue reading “Job Search Rules for a Soft Economy”…

Handling the Panel Interview: Part 1

A panel interview consists, as you might imagine, of a group of interviewers instead of a single person. The panel interview is a time-saving method for companies who wish to have several representatives from different parts of the company see a candidate. Instead of scheduling several interviews over a period of days or weeks, the company reps can all see the candidate at once. They also have the advantage of seeing the candidate at the same time and hearing the question responses in the same context. Continue reading “Handling the Panel Interview: Part 1”…

Handling the Panel Interview: Part 2

Panel interviews will usually be more formal than a single interviewer format; the panel will generally take turns asking structured questions and will take good notes. Continue reading “Handling the Panel Interview: Part 2”…

Rejection Letters

We get a lot of questions about why recruiters don't respond when you DON'T get the job. In this economy, it's not surprising that recruiters don't have time for some of the things that make life easier for applicants. Continue reading “Rejection Letters”…