Tag Archives: interview

The Ball’s In Your Court: Choosing the Right Employer

If you haven’t experienced the phenomenon of waking up and actually looking forward to your job, perhaps you need to take a closer look at how you value company culture. As a Millennial, I understand the shift in mindset – gone are the days where a simple “Now Hiring” sign could attract the best talent. […]

Job Seekers: What You Need to Know About Your LinkedIn Profile

                    by George Blomgren If you are a professional, technical or executive worker in job search mode (active or passive), the role and importance of your LinkedIn profile and your resume have largely “flipped” in the last few years (at least for many employers/recruiters). Your LinkedIn […]

3 Ways To Discover A Company’s Culture

You’ve just applied for a job. It’s amazing on paper. The right salary, the right benefits, the right location. But how do you find what it’s really like to work there before you go in for the interview? You do a little research. Hopefully, the company is transparent about their culture. Because, like we always say […]

What Questions Should A Candidate Ask In An Interview?

You sit in an interview and answer every question the interviewer asks you with thought and precision. Now the last question has been answered, and the interviewer turns the table to you and asks if you have any questions. Now’s your chance! Now’s the time to dive into what it’s really like to work there. […]

4 Questions To Ask Before Accepting A Job

The job search is no easy task. It requires many hours of tweaking your resume, networking with recruiters, and communicating with companies (whether its a simple email exchange or an interview). After the effort and time has been put into the search, the resulting job offer needs to fit your needs – it’s only fair […]

Formal Interviews: No Longer Relevant?

Last night I was discussing with someone about their job search. It seemed that the interview stage was hard to reach.  No responses, job postings with misinformation, or too long of applications were bogging him down. The search was coming up short, until recently, he had an interview. I asked him what questions the interview […]

Hire The Person, Not Just Their Skills

Hiring a job candidate is a strategic and time-consuming process for many companies. It requires a match of skills, experience, and personality between the candidate and the position. Matching a candidate with a position can take a few days, or even weeks. Of course, companies should take careful consideration into matching the skills and experience […]

Never Settle

In today’s economy, there a variety of reasons why someone could convince themselves that they should take the first job they are offered, despite it being a mediocre position. “At least I can start here and work my way up.” “A paycheck is better than nothing.” “I might not get anything else for a while.” […]