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”…

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”…

Behavior-Based Interviewing (Part 1)

With traditional interview questions becoming stale, many recruiters believe that behavioral-based interviewing (BBI) is the key to predicting how a candidate would perform on the job and fit into the organization. The driving concept behind BBI is that past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior. Continue reading “Behavior-Based Interviewing (Part 1)”…

Applying Yourself

Many jobseekers are impatient with the application process – especially established workers with a resume in hand. “Why even bother?” they’ll ask. “Can’t I just write in ‘See resume?’”? The answer is no, for a couple of good reasons. Continue reading “Applying Yourself”…

Three Avoidable Mistakes for Young Jobseekers

If you’re a young jobseeker who's having trouble getting interviews, check to see if you’re making any of these common mistakes. Continue reading “Three Avoidable Mistakes for Young Jobseekers”…

Your Personal Brand

To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You. It's that simple -- and that hard.” Your career path is more than a series of jobs – it’s about who you are and where you’re going. The problem is, most of us aren’t sure of who we are and where we’re going. Continue reading “Your Personal Brand”…