I’ve always emphasized the importance of being selective in your job search. One of the more underrated aspects that candidates sometimes neglect is company size. Company size is important to consider because it has a direct impact on your work and your career. In this week’s two-part article, I will discuss the pros and cons of
An increasing number of interviews these days happen either via FaceTime or Skype. If you haven’t had one yet, you certainly will in the not too distant future. To ensure that you come across as your most professional self, here are 5 mistakes you should avoid when doing a video interview.
Is it important to follow-up with a thank you note once the interview is over?
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.