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Jan 29th, 2019
You were so excited to get an interview.  It felt like success was within your grasp but from the moment you sat down, nothing went as planned.  Your words came out wrong and even though you know that you are perfect for the job, it didn't come through when you were answering the questions.  Now you feel like you had a chance and you blew it.  Given that it takes so much time and effort to even get an interview, it is extremely frustrating when you don't perform well.  You may be starting to feel like nobody is ever going to hire you.  Don't despair; job... + continue reading
Jan 25th, 2019
You made it through the first interview and they invited you back.  This means that you are one of their top candidates, which is a significant accomplishment.  So how do you convert this into a job offer?  Here are a few tips:   Be ready to repeat yourself.  Since you will likely be meeting with a different person for the second interview, there is a good chance that they will ask you a lot of the same questions.  It is important that you answer these questions with the same level of energy and enthusiasm as you had the last time because the employer is looking... + continue reading
Jan 22nd, 2019
Congratulations!  You were offered a job!  This is a significant accomplishment!  If you are not currently working, you may jump at the opportunity.  However, if you already have a job then you have a decision to make.  You need to determine if it makes sense to accept this offer or if it would be better for you to stick with your current position.  This can be a difficult decision because you don't want to be faced with regrets later.  Here are some factors to consider when evaluating the offer: The organizational culture.  Organizational culture... + continue reading
Jan 20th, 2019
When you are working, you are evaluated based on your job responsibilities.  However, your relationship with your coworkers is the key to your success.  If you have been having problems getting along with your colleagues then this is a skill that you need to improve upon.  Here are some tips that will help: Be respectful.  Treating people with respect is simple but it's crucial.  Smile and say good morning, respond to emails promptly, show up to meetings on time and don't look at your phone when you are talking to people.  If you treat people how you would like... + continue reading
Jan 15th, 2019
Do you always send a thank you email after an interview?  You should.  Not only is it another opportunity to make a positive impression on the employer near the time when they will be deciding who they want to hire, but some employers will wait to see which of the candidates send thank you emails as a way of assessing both level of interest and professionalism.  Here are some tips to make the thank you email work to your advantage:  Send it quickly.  It is important to send your thank you email promptly.  Ideally, you should send it within 24 to 48 hours of your... + continue reading
Jan 10th, 2019
You are so close to getting your dream job that you can taste it.  The hiring manager picked you and they have presented you with an offer.  What do you do?  Do you sign it as fast as you possibly can so that they don't have time to change their mind?  Or do you negotiate your salary?  Some people are afraid that if they try to negotiate their salary, the employer will think that they are greedy or that they are overly focused on the money.  However these assumptions are not serving you well.  As an employee, it is in your best interest to negotiate. ... + continue reading
Jan 04th, 2019
The New Year is a fresh start.  What are you going to try this year?  What are you going to do differently to improve your life?  The gyms are packed and everyone you know is on a diet but there are many different directions that you could go with your New Year's resolutions.  Why not use it as an opportunity to fast track your career?!  Here are a few changes that you can make in the way that you conduct yourself at work that will make you a more valued employee and open up doors for you: Do your best work.  It can be tempting to fall into the trap of just... + continue reading