Job Search Tools

How many times have you been shown how to write an effective resume; but, not shown what tools are available and how to use them to help you in your job search? The use of effective search tools and a defined process will definitely increase your chances of finding the career of your dreams!   The following three Internet -based […]

It Comes Down to Who You Know

A great resume and polished interviewing skills are definite assets to have when it comes to hunting for job. However, the most important ability to have when hunting for a job is understanding the “power of networking” and the network you have available right in front to you. The easiest way to set up your […]

4 Tips to Successful Salary Negotiations

There are four main strategies to use in optimizing your position during salary negotiations. Each one is aimed at getting the hiring manager to disclose their offer before you state a number. 1—Deflect The Question The first time that you are asked about salary, especially if it comes early in the interview process, try to […]

10 Most Common Interview Questions

What Are Your Weaknesses? This is the most dreaded question of all. Handle it by minimizing your weakness and emphasizing your strengths. Stay away from personal qualities and concentrate on professional traits: “I am always working on improving my communication skills to be a more effective presenter. I recently joined Toastmasters, which I find very […]

Five Most Common Resume Mistakes

An error in your resume can be the difference between you being considered for the position and actually getting the job. When the competition is tight, even the slightest, most insignificant error can be the deciding factor on who will be hired and who will not. When managers need to select only one new employee […]