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7 12, 2017

Link Roundup: Evidence of a Strong Job Market

2017-12-07T15:28:41-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Recent reports are showing that November was another great month for job growth, and unemployment is currently at an all time low. With so few candidates looking for jobs, many employers are struggling to find the right candidates for their open positions. While the market may favor candidates, you should still be vigilant about marketing yourself in the best way possible. This week’s links describe the current state of the job market, and also hold some advice for prospective job seekers and career professionals. […]

29 11, 2017

Ask This Question to Find Out More About Culture in a Job Interview

2017-11-29T11:25:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you are looking for a job, there are many factors you should consider before making a decision. Location, compensation, responsibilities, and more all play a role in that decision. Recently however, company culture has been given more consideration. It ultimately determines if you will actually fit in and be comfortable doing your job. Company culture is a big component of every workplace, and should be factored into your job search. Unfortunately it’s not as easy to discuss or bring up in a job interview. In today’s blog we’ll provide one question that will tell you a lot about the [...]

6 09, 2017

Why Recruiters Ask For Your Salary (And When You Should Disclose It)

2017-09-06T09:34:41-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve ever worked with a recruiter, at some point you’ve probably been asked, “What is your current salary?”. Many job seekers are taken aback by this question and believe it to be too personal. Today, we’ll be discussing why the question is asked, and under what circumstances you may want to answer it and disclose your salary. […]

2 06, 2017

Link Roundup 6/2/17: Advice for College Graduates

2017-06-02T11:01:22-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The month of May has just ended, which means there are many recent college graduates entering the job market! It’s both an exciting and challenging time. Thankfully, there’s a wealth of information online to help! We’ve curated the best up-to-date advice that should help any recent graduate find their footing in their job search. The best part is, most of this advice is applicable to any job seeker, so if that’s you, read on! […]

19 05, 2017

Link Roundup 5/19/17: Job Interview Tips

2017-05-19T10:45:35-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week we have some great advice on what some consider the scariest part of the hiring process: job interviews. This one on one conversation can dictate whether or not you move on in the process, and it can be quite unnerving! Thankfully we have some links that can help you approach unique situations that may come up. For instance, if you decide to not show for a job interview, there’s a few steps you should follow. All that and more can be found in the links below from this week. […]

3 03, 2017

Link Roundup 3/2/17: Quirky Resumes & Politics at Work

2017-03-03T10:36:57-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Today’s group of eclectic links include a wide variety of resources for job seekers and employees! Below you’ll find great advice for dealing with illegal interview questions, delicious resumes, and more! If any of those topics sound interesting to you, read on. We also have some more traditional advice regarding careers and productivity. […]

27 02, 2017

Weekly IQ: Who is Your Role Model?

2017-02-27T10:04:52-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

After a long break, we’re back once again with a new interview question. This week, we’ll be discussing how you should answer, “Who is your role model in an interview”. This question is one that most people may overthink, because it’s actually quite simple to answer! Read on below to find out why. […]

30 11, 2016

Interview Q: Why Did You Choose This Career?

2016-11-30T16:12:31-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve covered some very specific interview questions about policies and procedures. This question, however, is very broad in focus, and there is no right or wrong answer. There is a best way to frame your answer. Read on to find out how you should approach this question in an interview. […]

16 11, 2016

Interview Q: What Can You Contribute to This Company?

2016-11-16T16:14:44-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Certain interview questions are designed to find out more about the kind of employee you are. Other questions put you on the spot and ask you to back up your qualifications. This question falls into the latter category. This question is blunt, and you will need to backup your answer about how you will contribute to make it valid. We’ll help you do that after the break. […]

9 11, 2016

Interview Q: Describe Yourself in One Word

2016-11-09T18:28:40-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Going into an interview, you can anticipate the purpose of most questions being asked. They are trying to discover if you will be a good fit for the position. They also want to know if you’re a hard worker and a good fit with company culture. However, some questions simply want to discover what kind of person you are. When you are asked to describe yourself in one word, this is what they are trying to uncover. We’ll explain how you should frame your answer after the break. […]