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Category Archives: Preparation and Planning

Top Tips on Negotiating Job Offers – Part 2 of 3

Tweet Nancy Kasmar, MS, SPHR, CCP is the Practice Lead for Compensation and Benefits Consulting at Washington Employers, a member-based organization providing real-time business results through strategic workforce performance solutions. She is a subject matter expert on compensation and assists members in attracting, retaining, and motivating their employees. The groundwork for negotiating a salary offer [...]

Video Friday: Transitioning Into a New Field

Tweet A job search creates a great opportunity to take your career in a new direction. But making that transition, and selling yourself in a new area can be tricky. In today’s Friday Video, Life Coach Patricia Klingler gives a quick tip on how to move in a new direction.

Video Friday: Targeting Small Companies

Advice and tips on landing a job at small companies in today’s economy.

Video Friday: Understand a Job’s Requirements

Job seekers should take time to clearly understand the job description and requirements before applying.

Revealing Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

Tweet We’ve all heard you should come to an interview prepared to ask questions. But asking the right questions and responding to what you hear can be the secret to landing the job.  While questions show your preparedness and interest, they are also a critical way to learn what the hiring manager is really looking for.

Action Items to Jump Start 2013

Tweet The New Year brings new hiring, so for job seekers it’s critical to be diligent and strategic about your job search as 2013 begins.  Here are five things you should be doing this month to get the year off to a great start and increase the chances of job search success.

Job Seekers: Don’t Make Resolutions. Set Goals Instead!

Tweet It’s that time of year. We resolve to get fit or be more organized, to declutter or keep in better touch. Most resolutions are forgotten by Groundhog Day.  For better success, consider setting goals for your job search and resolving to monitor their progress in order to achieve them.

Recruiter FAQs

Tweet The key to working with recruiters is respect. But beyond that, you need to know the details of how the relationship works.  Based on my experience as a recruiter, here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about working with external recruiters.

How to Find a Job in a Different City

Tweet Job seekers have lots of reasons for considering work in other cities.  It could be for personal reasons, seeking a stronger economy, or hoping that there will be more demand for their skills. Whether you are certain you want to move or are considering it, there are some special techniques you can use when [...]

How to Get Hired at Start-ups (Part 2)

Tweet For many people, working at a startup is exciting, and it’s not hard to understand why. You can get in on the ground floor, be a part of a team that creates something new and with high potential. That’s why it’s so cool to work for a startup, but that’s also why it’s not [...]

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