One way to combat interview anxiety is to be prepared with your own list of job interview questions. The landscape for work seekers today can be challenging. Simply put, if you really want work today, the hard real work starts when you prepare for the interview. That means not just nailing the interview questions you […]
We’ve all dreaded the pre-employment background check. – Are they a help or just a hassle? In order to keep a company alive and competitive in today’s world, a new flow workers must be maintained. Sure, there are a great deal of advantages keeping staff as long as possible, avoiding hiring. However, in order to […]
Thanking your interviewer could make the difference. So…you’ve applied! You submitted your resume and got the call! Now you just need to pass the interview and get the job! Taking a moment for an extra step AFTER the interview could just be the missing link. This single action can get you hired. Putting in the […]
Build Your resume Smarter Not Harder Resume writing can be daunting. You can research details online, or look to a professional resume service. It is always handy to have resources on hand to help in composing or rewriting your existing resume and/or cover letter. These four books can offer you with a wealth of details […]
Don’t wait until you graduate to get an internship. Even if you’re carrying a full course load, even if you’re not sure what you want to do with the rest of your life, even if you can feel the stress welling up inside of you like a tidal wave every time someone mentions midterms — […]
Weeks of meticulous work and a complex technique that only few artists in the world use: this is the basis of Lena Papadaki’s masterpieces. The Greek-born master of ceramics practices the ancient and unique technique of metallic luster to create one-of-a-kind ceramic objects. Her work, featured on Capolavori, an online portal of Italy’s top craftsmen, […]
As an employer, job interviews are an opportunity to grow your business by finding the best people with the perfect skill set. They can also be incredibly stressful interactions with individuals whom you know very little about other than their name, employment history and education.
Don’t let it get to you! After working 20 years in Corporate America Joy Ohayia was laid off from her job in 2005. What began as a challenge ultimately became a blessing in disguise. Joy had found her purpose and was on a quest to share with women the importance of taking care of themselves which sparked the […]
New job search tactics — inroads to job search success in changing times Dana Manciagli has seen it all. In her more than 30 years as a hiring manager for multinational companies including Microsoft, IBM, Kodak, and Avery Dennison, Dana has interviewed, hired and coached thousands of people globally. “The job seekers’ world has shifted,” […]
A particularly important differentiator in today’s job market is the ability to portray an entrepreneurial appetite – the intangible element that not only are employers seeking but job hunters today crave. In fact, according to a new survey by financial-services firm Edward Jones seven in 10 Americans crave more entrepreneurial experiences at work.