23 09, 2021

Talking About Your Past Employers

2021-09-23T11:36:16-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Workers can be laid off for a wide variety of reasons. Sometimes it has to do with a lack of performance, and other times it stems from personal differences in leadership or work style. Your past employers will likely be asked about during any interview so you might wonder, at what point is it okay to speak the truth about how you were pushed out of a company? Surely the hiring manager will understand having likely worked in HR themselves. So when can you speak to how horrible you feel your past employers or boss was in a first interview? [...]

24 12, 2020

A Guide to Outplacement Services

2020-12-24T10:34:17-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is Outplacement? Outplacement services have become a rapidly growing and almost required part of every company. An outplacement service helps a terminated employee transition into a new job by guiding them through the job search. Employers typically have this in play for when they are forced to make cuts. There are many different types of outplacement services with different options. Some are as cheap as $750/employee but others range into the thousands. If a company has an outplacement service, it should be mentioned in the severance package. So what’s that? A severance package is an agreement made at the [...]

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