Negotiating Salary

I had a client who had a great interview out of state. So great, in fact, that the recruiter called him before he left the city to offer him the job. When the final offer letter came, the salary was just below the ‘low $40,000 range’ mentioned in the interview. He liked the job; liked the company, but didn’t know how to open the negotiation without losing the offer.” Continue reading “Negotiating Salary”…

Guerrilla Marketing for Jobseekers

Guerrilla Marketing, like Guerrilla Warfare, evens the playing field between large entities with resources and the little guys.… Continue reading “Guerrilla Marketing for Jobseekers”…

Red Flags in the Interview Process

I’ve written many times that interviewing is very much like dating. You go through the same phases: attraction,… Continue reading “Red Flags in the Interview Process”…

Look the Part to Get the Job

Have the rules changed for corporate dress? Young workers and jobseekers seem to think so. “The idea that you have to wear hose and heels to the office every day died a decade ago,” one 20-something staffer told me. “In Florida? In July? I don’t think so!” Continue reading “Look the Part to Get the Job”…

Long Distance Job Search

Due to the tough job market, I am less inclined to limit my job search to just Jacksonville. Is there a more efficient way to search for jobs in other cities aside from services like Monster.com? Continue reading “Long Distance Job Search”…