What Not to Do or Say When Interviewing

What Not to Do or Say When Interviewing Job seekers spend so much time figuring out what to say during the job hunt, it’s easy to forget how important it is to know what not to say. Unfortunately, in this competitive job-search environment, one poor response or casual reference can mean an employer will decide…

Job Hunting Tips & Hints

Want some advice on how to create that great first impression and secure the perfect role? The search for a new job and the subsequent interviews are never easy. There are of course certain tips and hints that can make this process a whole lot easier and ultimately increase your chances of bagging your perfect job. Here at…

Is Your Resume 6-Second Worthy?

In a time when recruiters and hiring managers are getting inundated with applicants for job postings, one technique they quickly learn to master is the art of “skimming” resumes. They just don’t have time to read each resume word-for-word. Instead, they glance at it quickly and look for key info. If they don’t see what…

The 10 Best Interview Questions to Ask

When your interviewer wraps up your job interview by asking if you have any questions, you might think that he or she is finished assessing you, but that’s not quite the case. Interviewers draw conclusions about you based on the questions you ask—or don’t ask. You don’t want to give the impression that you’re not…

10 Things Your Interviewer Won’t Tell You

Wondering what’s running through your interviewer’s mind? Here are 10 things your interviewer might be thinking—but probably won’t tell you: 1. You showed up too early. Many interviewers are annoyed when candidates show up more than five or 10 minutes early, since they  may feel obligated to interrupt what they’re doing and go out to greet …

9 Things Not to Ask in a Job Interview

Asking questions during an interview shows the employer your interest and enthusiasm. It helps you pinpoint what the employer is looking for in their next hire and gives you the opportunity to connect it to your experience. Some questions, though, should not be asked during the initial interviews or you might not make it to…

9 Steps to Acing the First 90 Days on the Job

Your first 90 days in a new work environment can make or break you. Three months is the standard grace period for newbies—and it’s generally about the time that you have to find your feet and start contributing some real, concrete results. No pressure, right? It goes without saying that transitioning into a new job…