How to Ace a Competency-Based Job Interview

How to Ace a Competency-Based Job Interview

Competency based interviews are an increasingly common type of interview where the interviewer asks questions about your approach to work, rather than your actual experience. This can feel very counterintuitive – particularly if you have substantial experience of...
It’s a Good Year to Look for a Job

It’s a Good Year to Look for a Job

Job Hunting in 2018: Optimism is Key and Other Tips from the Front Lines  Now is the Time for All Good (Wo)men to Look for a Job! The economy continues to rebound and unemployment rates are slowly dropping, and the future for job seekers seems to be bright. Job...
Mistakes to Avoid in Negotiating Your New Job Offer

Mistakes to Avoid in Negotiating Your New Job Offer

Almost a decade ago, researchers Dr. Michelle Marks, George Mason University, and Dr. Crystal M. Harold, Temple University, asked 149 newly hired employees whether they chose to negotiate their starting salaries*. They discovered that those who negotiated, increased...
Are you ready for your job search?

Are you ready for your job search?

Are you ready for your job search? The world of job search has changed dramatically in the last 5 years and you need to be prepared. No more same old, same old! Here is my advice for “before, during, after” the job search process.   What should you do before you send...
Reference Check Myths That Can Cost You The Job

Reference Check Myths That Can Cost You The Job

They can’t say that about me, can they? Despite the job seeker’s need for good references, many candidates take little time or effort to ensure that their references are portraying them in the best possible light. Oftentimes, this oversight occurs because of incorrect...