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Making the Tour Work for You
At some point in the interview process, you'll probably be offered a tour of the facility, floor, or unit in which you're interviewing for a job. (If a tour is not offered, be sure to ask! You'll certainly want to see the facility in which you'll be... (More)
When Providing References Is a Challenge
Dear Joan: I am updating my resume and need some advice regarding references, should a prospective employer ask for them. I currently work for a 'toxic boss' who would retaliate and make my life miserable if it were known I was looking elsewhere.... (More)
Online Career Networking
Your job search/career network includes the people who can help you find a new job, get a promotion, change careers, get a client, give you a recommendation, or who are willing to assist you in any one of a number of ways. In many cases, all you have... (More)
Avoid a 3-Ring Circus with these New Interviewing Strategies
I referenced the circus because I just finished another interviewing book that recommends asking for the job before leaving the interview. I can envision up to 15 qualified professionals each asking the interviewer for the job. If each asks for the... (More)
If you haven't interviewed for a job in awhile, you may be surprised when you are asked to do a phone interview first. Most companies are using a phone interview to speed up the hiring cycle.
What Questions Can Employers Legally Ask?
What questions can employers legally ask? When dealing with background checks, are there limits to how far back they can go? Are they just looking for felonies or misdemeanors too? I hate answering these questions. I am in the process of getting an... (More)
Get Hired Faster and Get Paid More by Getting More Done
Whether you're looking for a new job or looking to get promoted in your current job, ask yourself this: What did you do with your time yesterday? Did you waste it, kill it, spend it, or invest it? If you're not happy with your answer, read on to... (More)
The Art of Negotiating a Raise
Negotiation is a give-and-take process until an eventual agreement is reached between two or more parties. To understand the art of negotiation, a jobseeker must understand that it is a give process as much as it is a receiving process. Look at the... (More)
How's Your Job Hunt Going
If your job search needs a jumpstart, it pays to sit down and analyze your situation. You should carefully question everything you're doing. But, be careful -- the wrong questions can be harmful to your career health. Example: Never ask yourself... (More)
Myth of the 10 Minute Resume
Anytime you're promised something within a short time, you must ask yourself if it sounds too easy. Often services or tools that offer quick completions of your career documents are nothing more than a list of facts that you enter! You went to school... (More)