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31 01, 2018

How to Prepare for a Phone Screen

2018-01-31T11:48:38-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Has a recruiter ever asked if you’d be willing to have a ‘brief phone conversation’ after you applied for a job? If so, that recruiter is most likely going to phone screen you. Phone screens are short 10 – 30 minute calls that help recruiters get a better idea of if you are worth interviewing or not. It’s not formal or comprehensive enough to be considered a job interview. However, your performance during a phone screen will greatly impact whether or not you are considered further. So it’s in your best interests to perform well during that phone screen. We’ll [...]

11 09, 2017

3 Things To Discuss on Boss / Employee Exchange Day

2017-09-11T11:12:02-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although you may not have heard of it, today is actually a holiday called ‘Boss/Employee Exchange Day’. The idea behind this day is that a boss and their employee swap roles to see what it is like to work in the other’s shoes. Ideally this will give both parties a better idea of their responsibilities and what a day looks like. The goal is to reach a better understanding of the other’s respective roles, and how they can work together. Obviously doing this swap isn’t feasible at most companies, so we’ve come up with an alternative. Instead of swapping, ask [...]