Career blog posts

We've all heard that being a manager does not necessarily mean that you are a leader. A true leader is a person who models behaviors that others are inspired to mirror and follow. This form of leadership is not easy to find.  If you're in...

A lot of people find the subject of salary negotiation tricky. Do you wait to bring up the salary requirements or do you wait until the potential employer does it first? When you’re dealing with an internal recruiter or a recruitment agency, they should make sure...

If you have even the most rudimentary time management system, you probably have a to-do list. But you probably don't have a not-to-do list, and that can be nearly as important in keeping you on track and ensuring that you're spending your time in the...

Most job applicants assume that once the “Send” button is pressed, the email and any attachments that go along with it, like the resume, will go directly to the hiring manager’s email inbox. What many don’t realize is that there’s the chance it’ll get filtered...

Do you get nervous before phone interviews? You are not alone… it’s very common. Here are three tips to help you feel more confident, so you give better answers in your phone interview and get invited to the next step: the face-to-face interview. 1. Wear Your...

You probably have the obvious stuff covered, like updating your resume and writing great cover letters. But here are five other things you should do while you're out of work to make the most of the time. 1. Volunteer. Volunteering for a charity or local community...

Do you know who would be a valuable part of your career network? Are you comfortable tapping that network when you are in a job search? Do you know what to say? If you understand who you should be keeping in contact with and what...

The new rules for a successful job search are not difficult to understand But, these rules have changed substantially from those religiously followed in the past. Most of the reason for these changes is that employers recruit in new ways, which now largely focus on new and increased use...