How to Get Rid of Interview Anxiety
Some fear and anxiety are always going to be there when you interview. After all, this is pretty important for you, isn’t it? If you don’t care at all, then you wouldn’t be nervous, and thus by being nervous, it just means you simply care enough for it to have some impact on you.… Read the rest
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
How to Weed Out the Bad Recruiters
You find yourself in a situation dealing with multiple recruiters during you job search. Generally, this is a good thing because you’ll get a wide range of job opportunities to choose from. However, particularly if you are looking for jobs within the same industry, you are likely to get the same job description from more than one recruiter.… Read the rest
The Million Dollar Interview Question: Did you Make or Save the Company Money?
Companies hire you because they think you have skills to do a job. Clients want to work with you because they think you have something to add to their business.
You face competition from millions of other people around the world.… Read the rest
What’s so Bad About Earning a High Salary?
One of my good friends in middle school — I’ll call him J— came from a poor family and lived in a trailer park with his mother. His parents had divorced at an early age (I later found out his father was abusive).… Read the rest
Should you go around recruiters and contact the hiring manager directly?
My favorite answer to everything — ‘it depends.’
The situation might come up that you are using a recruiter to get a job. Good. That’s what they are paid to do, and many are pretty good at it.
However, sometimes a recruiter won’t get you where you are trying to go.… Read the rest