I usually try to write my articles in a positive and upbeat tone but I must say this: it drives me nuts when I hear the bad advice being given to job seekers. Here are, in my opinion, the 4 worst pieces of advice job seekers hear.
I’ve been gathering input from readers and I realized that quite a few people struggle with answering this interview question: “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” It’s my pleasure to share my thoughts and help you to answer this question.
We’re encouraged to seize the opportunities that come. What about saying no to an opportunity? On the surface, it may seem crazy to walk away from an interview or an offer from a company, however there are some situations when walking away may be the right thing to do.
Over the past few months, I noticed the occasional message in my inbox: “One of your LinkedIn connections has invited you to join Opportunity!” I decided to check it out and thought I’d share my first impressions. If you’ve been receiving these emails also and wondering about Opportunity, read on.
Anyone who has worked in a creative field knows that their employability relies on a robust portfolio. Anyone who has worked in HR with creative employees has been faced with this question: can an employee include the work they have done for the company in their portfolio?
The interviews are done, the offer is signed – congrats! Now you’re awaiting the big day. Here are a few thoughts on how to have a successful first day.
I’m excited that I’ll be going to my Alma Mater tomorrow to help students practice their interview skills. It’s inspired me to write this article. The challenge many students face is how to speak about their experiences. I’d like to share a few thoughts on how to approach this and ace your interview.
For many of us, it’s been a little while since we’ve taken a seat on the schoolhouse bench. We have memories of sleepless nights spent both studying and partying as well as the elation we felt when we shed our caps and gowns to join the ranks of the productive members of society. The years have
During my years in Talent Acquisition, I have had several experiences where I sat cringing as I listened to a hiring manager ask an illegal question to a candidate. In the cases that I witnessed, there was neither malice nor ill intent, however it would be naive to assume that there are not instances out
Of the many things to consider during a job search, your social media presence should be one of them.