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When you’re just starting out in the workforce, hiring managers typically cut you a little slack. However, now that you’re an experienced professional, you’re expected to have it all together. Simply showing up on time, looking polished, and maintaining good eye contact isn’t enough anymore. If you want to score a high-level job, you have… Read more »

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Many candidates mistakenly think a job interview is solely a one-sided way for companies to find their ideal candidate, but that couldn’t be farther from the case. This is also your chance to ask pointed questions to learn more about the company culture, to see if it it’s the right choice for you. Company culture… Read more »

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By now, you already understand the importance of having a LinkedIn account. The world’s largest professional network gets more than two new members per second, totaling more than 380 million people in over 200 million countries and territories, as of June 2015. Now that you have a LinkedIn account, are you using it to its… Read more »

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These days, having a robust resume and a captivating cover letter isn’t always enough to differentiate yourself from other skilled professionals. If you want a competitive advantage, you’ll need to position yourself as a respected thought leader who is always in the know. After making your name recognizable to those in your field, expect hiring… Read more »

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The holiday season is a time to eat, drink, be merry and spend time with loved ones — but that doesn’t mean you can’t fit your job search into the mix. Many people mistakenly believe all companies put hiring on hold during this time of year, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. You’ll… Read more »

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When preparing for a job interview, you already know the importance of practicing responses to common inquiries, but that’s only half of it. Interviewers also expect you to ask questions with substance, so be sure to prepare a list of them to make a great impression and learn key information about the company. 5 Great… Read more »

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Sometimes the perfect job has one very big flaw — it’s not located in your existing area. Determining whether or not you should relocate to follow your career goals is a huge decision. If you’re really happy in your existing area, it’s probably best to stay put and look for a new opportunity closer to… Read more »

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Desperation is not attractive — it won’t get you very far in any aspect of life. When you really want a job, there’s a fine line between appearing interested and desperate. If you cross into overeager territory, it can be very hard to recover – as no one wants to hire a candidate who is… Read more »

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Before a job interview, you spend a great deal of time perfecting your responses to commonly asked questions – but it’s often what you don’t say that the hiring manager finds the most telling. Nonverbal cues given by your body language can make or break your chances of being selected for a position. If you… Read more »

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Searching for a new job can be a very tricky task. You’re often interviewing for multiple positions at once, to increase your chances of finding a new opportunity. Sometimes things pan out perfectly and you’re presented with one really great job offer but it doesn’t always go that smoothly. It’s very possible that you could… Read more »