As a Recruiting Leader & Career Coach I‘m always encouraging job seekers to do their research. When you do, pay attention to the information you find and move forward clearly and decisively. Don’t mince words in your communication. If your research increased your level of interest, say so. If it didn’t, say so! Your feedback […]
Quick: What are the most important tools for a job seeker? You probably said your resume and your network. But what about the platform that combines them? LinkedIn allows you to share your experience, skills, and qualifications with future employers, while also allowing you to build and interact with your network and grow your brand as a […]
By Adrian Granzella Larssen Most of us have worked with plenty of great colleagues, bosses, and employees we’d be delighted to recommend on LinkedIn (or anywhere, really). Problem is, sitting down and writing said recommendation always takes more time than you think it will. What can you say that will make your contact stand out but still […]
My most toxic job started at a dirty desk with drawers that still held the previous occupant’s unused disposable razors, random bits of foreign currency, and a few candy wrappers. I briefly considered leaving and never coming back, but I wondered how that might look on my resume and how I would pay my exorbitant big […]
A quick tip for employers on interviewing: Get away from the yes/no style of interview questions. This way you get more helpful information from the interview and are better able to make the intelligent hiring decision. If you haven’t gotten your copy of How to Hire, you can purchase it at http://www.theofferstage.com/shop.