3 New Tools to Assess Yourself
There are a host of new analytics tools and algorithms that mix behavioral psychology, personality tests and motivation that are staring to be used in the job search process. Basically what has been done by humans is slowly being outsourced to machines.… Read the rest
How to Get Interview Feedback from Companies
If you’ve ever interviewed with a company, received an offer or have spoken to a recruiter you probably have noticed that they tend to be very light on giving feedback after interviews. But you should be getting feedback. I believe it’s one of the most important things you can do for yourself.… Read the rest
The Future of the Job Search: Blockchain, VR, and Replacing Resumes with Brain Scans
With the advent of blockchain, virtual reality and progress in neuroscience, in the future you might not even have to go to an interview.
Things could get very interesting. Here’s how it could play out:
Decentralized Job Selection
Your qualifications for the job will be assessed by a decentralized system that is rated by everyone you have worked with in the past.… Read the rest
5 Ways Your Interview Results are More Random than You Think
We like to think that we have control over our lives. That our actions lead to predictable outcomes and that we can influence others around us.
In an interview setting we believe that if we do our research, practice in front of the mirror, and present ourselves well then we can convince companies to hire us.… Read the rest
Do your Due Diligence
Many people I meet fall into the trap of getting really excited about a job offer, skipping the due diligence part, and jumping ship only to realize their boss is a mysognist and that “marketing position” is actually a sales job.… Read the rest