30 01, 2019

How to Explain a Termination to a Potential New Employer

By | 2019-01-16T17:02:35+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Being terminated is a terrible experience in one’s professional journey. However, it does happen and it has happened to countless people in the employment marketplace. But life goes on. The question is how do you explain a termination to a potential new employer? There are, of course, a couple of different ways that a person’s [...]

23 01, 2019

The Proper Way to Act During the Hiring Process

By | 2019-01-16T15:28:55+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

In our previous blog post, we once again touched upon the topic of “ghosting” and why it’s a dangerous practice for candidates in the employment marketplace. Considering how prevalent this behavior is and how the mindset behind the behavior can seep into a candidate’s overall attitude, we’re back to address the issue once again. This [...]

16 01, 2019

3 Good Reasons Why “Ghosting” is a Bad Idea

By | 2019-01-16T15:11:39+00:00 January 16th, 2019|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

As we’ve discussed before in this blog, “ghosting” is the practice of not showing up for something related to the hiring process of an organization. That something could be a phone screen, a face-to-face interview, or even the first day of work. Unfortunately, “ghosting” has become more common during the last year or so. The [...]

26 12, 2018

The Importance of a Quick Decision in Regards to the Offer

By | 2018-10-05T14:20:03+00:00 December 26th, 2018|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

We’ve discussed before in this blog about the importance of not “ghosting” on either the offer of employment and especially the first day of work. That means when an employer makes an offer, you simply disappear. (Well, you don’t really disappear, but the hiring manager never hears from you again. So it’s pretty much the [...]

12 12, 2018

Why the “Bottom Line” is the Bottom Line for Your Candidacy

By | 2018-10-04T19:17:18+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Job Seeker, Tasks and Skills|0 Comments

What makes you a great candidate for a job that you’d really like to have? Well, as you may have already guessed, there are a lot of factors, including your skills and your experience. However, there are also other, more intangible factors. These include your soft skill set, or the way in which you’re able [...]

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 [...]