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When researching the most effective practices on conducting a job search, job seekers can get a lot of mixed messages on what to do (or what not to do) – depending on the who they talk to. HR and ...
When researching the most effective practices on conductin...
Tuesday, 25 April 2017

50 Job Search Tips From Recruiters That You Need To Know About

According to a report carried out by Oxford Economics, the cost of replacing a member of staff is just over £30,000 per employee. While recruitment agency fees, advertising expenses, lost managemen...
According to a report carried out by Oxford Economics, the...
Wednesday, 22 March 2017

How to identify Candidate Skills and Ability with online skill tests

Confession time: although my job involves helping people network, promote themselves effectively, and land better jobs, I am an introvert by nature. How much of an introvert? When I was starting o...
Confession time: although my job involves helping people n...
Monday, 05 September 2016

How Introverts Can Land A Better Job

When you have the employer calling and saying they want to schedule a phone interview with you, that means you look good on paper and they now want to see if you are all that you say you are. The p...
When you have the employer calling and saying they want to...
Tuesday, 07 June 2016

5 Tips For Nailing Your Next Phone Screening

In this digital day and age, it’s not unusual to be invited for a Skype interview, especially if the position you are applying for is geographically far away. More and more companies are attemptin...
In this digital day and age, it’s not unusual to be invi...
Monday, 18 January 2016

How to handle a Skype Interview: All You Need to Know

No matter how impressive the resume, if a job candidate comes off as unprofessional, chances are the employer will simply move on to the next candidate with no hesitation. There are no second chance...
No matter how impressive the resume, if a job candidate co...
Friday, 27 November 2015

7 Things Job Seekers Do That Instantly Turn Employers Off

Group interviews are being more and more popular these days. These types of interviews can be scary, add unnecessary pressure, and make everyone involved uncomfortable. However, it doesn’t have to...
Group interviews are being more and more popular these day...
Thursday, 26 November 2015

4 A’s For Acing The Group Interview

Several years ago, I was consulting with a small venue in the entertainment industry. It was a 24/7 operation with about 500-600 employees. I was directing and providing them with a wide range of ma...
Several years ago, I was consulting with a small venue in ...
Thursday, 05 March 2015

How To Hold Productive And Efficient Meetings

If you’re entering an established industry as a new person and looking at where you will get the most traction, it is wise to be strategic about it. It’s traction that leads to progress. Progres...
If you’re entering an established industry as a new pers...
Wednesday, 04 March 2015

3 Steps To Branding Yourself For Career Success

Finding out information about other people is much easier than it used to be. Professionals are now going to great lengths to create a personal brand online. For example, many people have...
Finding out information about other people is much easier ...
Friday, 27 February 2015

How To Build A Personal Brand While Still In School

  Under ideal circumstances, job interviews can be very stressful and emotionally draining. After all, how you perform on a job interview will likely determine whether or not you get an offer fo...
  Under ideal circumstances, job interviews can be ver...
Monday, 24 November 2014

Cracking The Interview: The Code For Preparing For A Face-to-face Job Interview

Having to go through an interview is cause for enough anxiety for some people, but add to that a “stress interview” or “pressure interview” and the mind may blow. However, if you understand ...
Having to go through an interview is cause for enough anxi...
Tuesday, 07 October 2014

What You Need To Know About The ‘Stress Interview’ Or ‘Pressure Interview’

This post is part of the Professional Independence Project series. While Jordan Belfort made the sentence “Sell me this pen” quite famous, for young professionals today the real question is “...
This post is part of the Professional Independence Project...
Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Sell Me Yourself: The Secret To A Successful Personal Brand

8 soft skills you need to have and show for interviewers. There are many skills that can help you land a job. Some of them are practical, market-related skills such as knowing a certain tool, lang...
8 soft skills you need to have and show for interviewers. ...
Monday, 08 September 2014

Top Interviewing Skills to Use In Job Interviews

An interview can be extremely nerve-wracking. Why? Because you’re simply being judged. The fate of your future relies on how you come across to an employer/interviewer. There are so many int...
An interview can be extremely nerve-wracking. Why? Because...
Monday, 07 July 2014

4 Interview Prep Tips You Can’t Afford To Skip