11 03, 2015

3 Questions to Determine if You’re in the ‘Career Waiting Trap’

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:38+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

Taking risks can be scary, to be sure.  However, sometimes taking risks is the only way to reap the rewards you’re seeking. Surely you’ve heard the phrase, “No risk, no reward.” The same holds true for your career.  You’d like to grow your career, take the next logical step, and maybe even find a new [...]

4 03, 2015

4 Reasons You Should NOT Dismiss a Lateral Career Move

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:38+00:00 March 4th, 2015|Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

For some job seekers and candidates, the phrase “lateral career move” brings with it a negative connotation.  That is unfortunate, since these types of moves hold tremendous potential for career growth and satisfaction. However, the key to unlocking that potential involves viewing lateral moves as opportunities and proactively seeking out ways to capitalize on those [...]

18 02, 2015

4 Ways to Show Your Job Search Some ‘Valentine Love’

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:38+00:00 February 18th, 2015|Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

Yes, Valentine’s Day is over, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t apply lessons learned during the holiday to your job search—and by extension, to your career overall. Why is that? For one thing, dating and looking for a new job are very similar in nature. In both situations, you’re attempting to make a connection, [...]

11 02, 2015

3 Reasons Why You Should Always Sell the Opportunity

By | 2015-02-11T15:17:33+00:00 February 11th, 2015|Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

There are mistakes that companies habitually make during the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring process.  However, there isn’t one any bigger than failing to sell the opportunity to candidates. There are a couple of reasons for this, starting with the fact that in a down economy, some company officials believe they’re “in the driver’s seat,” so [...]

28 01, 2015

5 Tips for Nailing a Video Interview

By | 2015-01-28T13:55:58+00:00 January 28th, 2015|Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

With each passing year, video interviews become more popular. As that popularity grows, so do the chances that you’ll be part of one (if you haven’t already). The number-one goal of a video interview is the same top goal of a face-to-face interview: to secure an offer of employment. However, a video interview presents different [...]

14 01, 2015

4 Things to Do If You Want a (Real) Raise This Year

By | 2015-01-14T13:44:10+00:00 January 14th, 2015|Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

Everybody wants to receive a raise. Heck, everybody wants to receive a raise every year. Although not everybody gets what they want, how can YOU ensure that you receive the raise that you’re expecting this year? First, here’s the good news. According to media reports, companies are expected to give raises during the next 12 [...]