22 05, 2019

Why Feelings of Being Disloyal Can Ultimately Hurt Your Career

By | 2019-04-19T17:28:09+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Welcome to the next blog post in our series about things that a professional in the Engineering or Information Technology fields can do to limit their career opportunities. We started the series with a post about why not being willing to relocate can hamper your career growth and potential. In this blog post, we’re going [...]

8 05, 2019

Why You Should be Willing to Relocate for Your Career

By | 2019-04-19T17:19:47+00:00 May 8th, 2019|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

There are many things that a professional in the Engineering or Information Technology fields can do to limit their career opportunities. During our next several blog posts, The Doepker Group is going to explore some of those things. The first one is the unwillingness to relocate. And we’re certainly not downplaying the seriousness of relocating. [...]

10 04, 2019

The Characteristic That Can Give You a Huge Advantage

By | 2019-03-11T16:54:25+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

There are many ways to stand out as a professional in the employment marketplace. You could have more technical skills. You could have more experience. You could even have more soft skills (or people skills). In addition to skills, there are also characteristics. These aren’t skills, per se, but they’re closely related. They involve how [...]

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 [...]