Didn’t Get the Job? How to Use the Experience to Your Advantage

By | December 9th, 2017|Career Advice, Career Development, Job Search, Job Search Tips|

We’ve all been there: You’ve put in the leg-work, followed up with all the right people, you even had a potential contact within the company pulling for you; and yet, you didn’t get the job. There are understandable levels of frustration present when you feel [...]

3 Actions to Avoid When Working With Job Recruiters

By | November 9th, 2017|Job Search Tips, Recruiting|

Job seeking, whether at a higher career-progression level or the more common job hunt, is an old (and often tedious) hat for most of us. What used to entail sitting in appointment waiting rooms, going door-to-door from one business to the next, hand-delivering resumes and [...]

Terms That Successfully Indicate Your Leadership Talents

By | November 3rd, 2017|Career Advice, Resume Tips|

Even the most experienced leaders must prove their skills to potential employers. Often, it’s not enough to simply state “excellent leadership skills” on your resume. In a perfect world, your experience should speak for itself. Yet whether you are seasoned or an aspiring leader in [...]

“Why Do You Want This Job?” How to Answer this Common Interview Question

By | October 27th, 2017|Interview Tips, Interviewing|

Such a question is typically saved by interviewers for second interviews, although at times, the “Why do you want this job?” inquiry may show up in a first interview; albeit, with any luck, toward the end of the conversation. After all, an interview is a [...]

The Evolving Journey of a Job Candidate

By | October 20th, 2017|Career Change, Job Search, Job Search Tips|

There are some paths through life that are often heavily tread and, by virtue of their familiarity, we are granted a greater level of insight into a depth of common ground that is typically absent. In these arenas, our shared experience allows for a step-by-step [...]

Informational Interviews: Understanding the Basics

By | October 18th, 2017|Career Advice, Career Development, Interviewing, Job Search Tips, Networking|

What is an informational interview? Also referred to as an “informational conversation”, an informational interview is a type of meeting where job seekers attempt to obtain guidance on their career of choice, industry, as well as the corporate culture of a potential future place of employment. Meanwhile, [...]

Recovering After a “Less Than Perfect” Performance Review

By | October 7th, 2017|Career Advice, Career Development|

As conscientious employees, we always strive for our absolute best. However, there may be the rare occasion when our work performance leaves some room for improvement. Whether due to a challenging personal issue, a workplace conflict, or an unusually arduous project or task assignment; negative [...]

Understanding Artificial Intelligence and its Effect on the Job Market

By | October 5th, 2017|Career Advice, Industry News, Job Analytics, Technology, Technology in the workplace|

Earliest Signs In the 15th Century in the Netherlands, if you were a weaver, it was a manual skill you learned from your mother, and she from hers.  It was a coarse-weave you created, but it was the only thing available.  At least, that was so [...]

Tech Employment Opportunities: Still Ranked Near the Top in U.S.

By | September 29th, 2017|Career Advice, Career Development, Job Analytics|

When you compare the number of job openings available, the overall job satisfaction rating, and the rate of remuneration, skilled technical jobs are among the leaders.  Why?   Beyond Compensation First, let’s discuss this topic of salary.  The top 10 Tech Jobs right now have [...]

Advice for Identifying and Managing Various Types of Employees

By | September 22nd, 2017|Collaboration in the workplace, Communications, Management Advice, Productivity, Team building|

Objectivity is the token banner held high for business pursuits; and to an extent, rightly so. Objectivity in analyzing pros and cons is an indispensable attribute for any accomplished executive or manager. Working with people (and working with them well) is inherent toward keeping things running [...]