As career professionals, we have found that job seekers tend to rely too heavily on job boards for their job search and end up wondering why they aren’t getting interviews. Although it’s best practice to apply a diverse job search strategy, we know that recruiters often source candidates from job
Invest in focused analysis as you prepare for the job interview. The job interview is a tool that employers use to evaluate your candidacy and evaluate the level of risk in bringing you into the firm. But there’s another perspective that many executive job candidates don’t always consider. Time and
How do you become memorable to your job interviewers when interview after interview recruiters hear the same answers over and over again. It can be downright boring. Why not approach this interaction as a two-way street where you get to choose the car you drive and the stories you tell?
If Video Killed the Radio Star, then Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) killed human resources. Yes, it is a sad state of affairs when a database is the judge and jury of your knowledge, skills, and experience. Forget World of Warcraft or Call of Duty. Getting your resume past an
The job interview process can be a stressful time for job candidates. After all, you invest your time, your effort and intense preparation to impress the decision-makers. Everything seems perfect. They invited you back for two, maybe three job interviews. You met with the team, the decision-makers and the HR
If you are in career transition—especially if it is the first time in your career--you are tempted to take the summer off and roll up your sleeves after Labor Day. Don’t do it. It is alluring because you desperately need a break from the 9-to-5 mantra of the past
If you are invited to job interviews time and again, but are not getting job offers, you may want to examine your body language. This is the story of Mercedes, a skilled former chief editor for a specialized trade magazine. Mercedes moved to the northeast to accommodate her husband’s career
The Power of Context in your Resume Turbo charge your resume with simple positioning statements that create understanding with hiring decision-makers. Get your resume to the top of the “yes” pile and open the door to an interview for your dream job. Can you imagine reading the exact same book