Whether you like it or not, at some point in your career, you will have to negotiate your salary.
I will admit that I am writing this article straight from the heart. In my years as a recruiter here in Montréal, Canada, I have witnessed candidates, students, friends and family struggle with the questions of bilingualism, either in English or in French. I have so much empathy for the anxiety people experience surrounding this when applying
In my last article Do cover letters still matter? we went over whether or not a cover letter is right for you. This article is about how to write a meaningful cover letter that is pertinent and that has impact.
Do cover letters still have a place in the digital age?
In my article on Interview Dos and Don’ts one of the “dos” I had mentioned was to research the company. As a follow-up, I want to point out that this is not an arduous task and that you can do efficient research on a company in a lot less time than you think.
One of the biggest misconceptions about career management is that there is someone out there who will outline the steps we need to take to become a success. The fact of the matter is that when it comes to your career, you’re in the driver’s seat. It’s up to you to actively manage your career and propel yourself forward.
Throughout my career, I’ve interviewed thousands of people for a wide variety of positions and at different levels, from Intern to Director. I have seen some people hit a home run and seen some people strike out.
Back in 2008 when I was still working at the agency, we were all buzzing with excitement about this new platform, LinkedIn. We regarded it as “the professional Facebook” since the all-encompassing term “social media” was not yet common. At the time, we all recognized the awesome power LinkedIn could have with respect to finding candidates and growing
So you have a telephone interview. How important is it?
Let me ask you something: if a headhunter from your dream company called you tomorrow, would you be ready to take the next step?