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”…

How to Negotiate Anything Fearlessly

Negotiating a job offer is one of the scariest moments in your job search, ironically, since it’s also the much hoped for culmination of your journey. Donaldson’s Wish-Want-Walk method is designed to put everyone at ease as they approach a negotiation. It’s even more effective because of the simplicity of its design. Continue reading “How to Negotiate Anything Fearlessly”…

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”…

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”…

Size Matters

In the Hidden Job Market, size of the company is one of the most important features you can consider in your search. According to Donald Asher, author of Cracking the Hidden Job Market, says that large corporations are easier to find, but small companies are the ones creating new jobs. It’s also a smart strategy to be looking for work in places others don’t bother. Continue reading “Size Matters”…