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 […]
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.
One of the worst pieces of advice I’ve heard told to job seekers, is to wait until the offer to discuss compensation. The rationale behind this being that if an employer is interested in you, they will be more open to negotiating. This is advice that has been widely accepted and continues to be promoted […]
Traditional job fairs are still a major way many companies find the people they hope to employ. Employers and recruiters gather their banners, booklets, pamphlets, business cards, candy and other unique goodies and head to high school and college gymnasiums, auditoriums and other large scale venues excited about meeting talented career seekers just like you! […]