Friday at last! Well, if you’re reading this the day it’s posted, that is. Every Friday from now on, we at Walrath Recruiting will be bringing you a weekly link roundup to gather a few of our favorite snippets from blogs, news, and websites. These links may contain helpful advice, a great new tool to use, or just an enjoyable read. This week we have a good mix of job hunting advice as well as some exciting content and analysis tools for businesses. So if any of those interest you, check out the links past the break.
As an interviewee, we usually assume the burden of asking questions falls entirely on the interviewer, but if you want to be a standout candidate, it’s a two way street. Asking questions helps you show your interest in the company, and also will give you a better idea of what exactly you could potentially be signing on for. Check out this list of questions to start.
Everyone makes mistakes in the workplace, or at least that’s what I keep telling my boss. While we all have small hiccups that may need to be corrected every once in a while, these issues are not as serious as mistakes that may result because of a fundamental difference in employee/employer expectations. Reading this article may help you not sweat the small stuff.
With a title like that, I’m sure you’ve already clicked through and started reading, but for those of you that have hesitated, this list offers a few great tips for making networking a more natural and less rigid process like it can unfortunately be. Read up on these tips before you head to your next mixer and you may come away with some powerful new connections.
This article talks about Nervve, a company who has developed software that can analyze video footage to determine how much view time a product was given, and it can scan through an hour of footage in five seconds or less. A pretty powerful resource for companies who can pay to harness it. A new era for product placement?
Lastly, this list goes over some of the lesser known tools to get exposure for your company. Anyone looking for a unique and cheap way to promote their business will find some great tools to utilize here.
That’s all we have for you this week, so go ahead and catch up on past blogs, or come back next week for another bunch of links!