31 10, 2018

What Should Scare Candidates and Employers in Today’s Market

By | 2018-09-14T19:25:50+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Hiring, Job Seeker|0 Comments

It’s October 31—Halloween! This is a great time to talk about what scares people. Specifically, it’s a great time to talk about what scares both candidates and employers in today’s market. Actually, to be more accurate, it’s a great time to talk about what should scare candidates and employers. (Just because they should be scared [...]

24 10, 2018

Why THIS is the Way You Should Act During the Hiring Process

By | 2018-09-14T19:21:40+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Not all candidates who find themselves in the hiring process of an organization is in that process because they were looking for a new job. Sometimes people are in a hiring process because they were contacted about an opportunity (by a hiring manager or recruiter) and they’re simply interested to see what options are available [...]

10 10, 2018

More Opportunities Also Means More Chances to “Burn Bridges”

By | 2018-09-13T20:17:43+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

We’ve discussed in a previous blog post why you should never “burn bridges” in your career. You never know when something that you’ve said or done (or not done) will come back to hurt you at a later date. It happens more frequently than anybody imagines, and people almost always think that it won’t happen [...]

3 10, 2018

Why You Should NOT Accept an Offer Unless You’re Ready

By | 2018-08-23T16:19:43+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

It’s no secret that we’re in a candidates’ market. After all, unemployment is historically low. There is a record number of job openings in the country. In fact, there are more job openings then there are unemployed people to fill them. So with all of that said, candidates are definitely “in the driver’s seat,” so [...]

12 09, 2018

Why You Should Never “Burn Bridges” in Your Career

By | 2018-07-24T13:24:36+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Unfortunately, candidates in today’s market sometimes engage in what might be termed “short-term behavior.” That means they make decisions and say and do things that might appear to benefit them in the short term. However, those same things could come back to “haunt” them in the long run. In other words, these candidates are “burning [...]

29 08, 2018

The Danger of Appearing Greedy During the Hiring Process

By | 2018-06-22T20:59:18+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

In our previous blog post, we addressed the importance of identifying the WIIFM of other people, both in the workplace and also during your job search. Admittedly, that is not always easy to do. This is especially the case if you’re a top candidate in the marketplace and you’re seeking a new employment opportunity. That’s [...]

20 06, 2018

Why You Should Leverage What a Recruiter Can Offer

By | 2018-05-02T19:53:48+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

We’ve discussed before why value is extremely important in the employment marketplace, namely because a hiring manager will extend an offer of employment to you if they believe you can provide tremendous value to their organization. However, what about recruiters? How does value relate to them? More specifically, what kind of value can a recruiter [...]

6 06, 2018

How to React When You Do NOT Get the Job

By | 2018-05-02T19:45:16+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Job Seeker|0 Comments

When you’re interested in a new position, you really hope that you are the person who receives the offer of employment. Of course you do. After all, you’ve invested a certain amount of time and energy into the process and you’d like to be rewarded for that investment. Sadly, that does not always happen. Yes, [...]