Out of all of the job interviews completed, you received just one job offer. The problem is, the job isn’t exactly what you want.
Do you accept? Or wait for a better opportunity?
If you’ve experienced a long-term job search, you probably feel like you better take what you can get… who knows when another offer will come your way?
Unemployment has been in the news a lot recently, but few people have been paying attention to the number of underemployed people in this country.
While these individuals don’t fit neatly into a pie chart, this is a real and growing problem worthy of our attention. Luckily, there’s also a way to fight underemployment…
You’ve completed your interview… and can finally breathe a sigh of relief.
It is now time for the interview panel to go to work. They will review their notes from the interview, your work experience, and any testing you’ve completed. References will be checked.
It may seem like this part of your interview process is completely out of your hands, right? Not entirely…
I’ve helped a lot of candidates flesh out their job search strategy, including the changes and improvements they need to make to their job search.
When I think about the ways recruiting has been transformed in the last few years, a lot of changes have happened “behind the scenes”. That’s to say that if you’re a recruiter – or interact with a lot of recruiters – then you’ll be aware of these changes…
Job seekers often ask me, “Do I really need a cover letter?” or “Does anyone actually read a cover letter?”
The answer to both is a resounding yes. Yes, you really need a cover letter—and yes, recruiters and employers actually DO read them. Furthermore, it absolutely CAN hurt your resume response rate if you do not use a cover letter.
Allow me to elaborate on the advantages of utilizing a cover letter and what you’re missing out on by not writing one:
Here are 5 advantages of using a cover letter:
Every part of the hiring process counts, but a face-to-face interview is the best opportunity to dazzle the boss and land a coveted offer.
To maximize those precious moments, here are the four types of interview questions every Millennial should ask an employer.
Each one demonstrates critical thinking and declares: I’m in it to win it.