To take notes, or not to take notes: that is the question. Many job seekers might have been wondering about what to do about note-taking during job interviews. On the one hand, you want to write down important items that come up during the conversation. On the other hand, you don’t want to seem inattentive and distracted, or miss out on other important things your interviewer said while you’re busy writing down her last sentence. Read More
Follow-up is a part of the job search that many job seekers feel uncomfortable with, especially when they constantly hear about the importance of following-up but just don’t know what follow-up actions would be appropriate and effective. Earlier, we talked about the general guidelines on the etiquettes and timing of follow-ups. Today, let’s clear up some common confusion job seekers have about follow-ups. Read More
Good preparation for an interview includes researching the company and the position you’re applying for, but it also includes researching the individuals who will be interviewing you. Here are some tips for helpful research you can do. Read More
An interview isn’t just an employer’s chance to grill potential candidates – it’s an opportunity for both you and the employer to exchange information. This week’s video highlights the three top things you and your interviewer should be focusing on. Read More
You find a job that looks interesting, you go to the interview looking your best to see if the job is a good fit, you go home and wait by the phone for the call back… Sound familiar? Maybe like a first date? If you think about it, the process of getting a job is very much like dating. For both dating and job searching, there are the do’s and don’ts. Not surprisingly, there are many parallels between them.