Multiple Offer deliberation

I have people come to me often with a very good dilemma! They have multiple offers including one from their current employer as a...

Tell me about yourself!

This is a common question that is asked during most interviews. Many people are often thrown off because of this question. There are also...

Where do you start?

Job search is hard, it’s even harder when you haven’t searched for a job in a while or this is your first job search out of college. When...

Before you quit!

Deciding to quit is a big decision, especially if you have been at your company for a long time. Sometimes the writing is on the wall, or...

How to leave your job!

Leaving a job can create various levels of emotions. Depending on how good of a relationship you have/had with your company. You found a...

College Experience: Does it matter?

Most Americans have a job while in college. It has been like this for a long time. Unless you are on some sort of scholarship that...

The Truth in Recruitment Advertising

If you haven’t been living under a rock, you know there are many companies in the hiring spaces making claims on both sides of the...

Job-search basics

There is so much information on how to conduct a job search. How does one keep it all together? Let’s start with the basics. Don’t use...

Graduation Date

One often sees career coaches and recruiters tell experienced applicant to not include their graduation date and no more than 15 years of...

Outsourcing your recruitment

Recently, I have received a lot of messages and spoken to a lot of candidates who have told me about companies that outsource their...

Why you aren’t getting a call

I hear this all the time. “I am not getting any calls.” I ask them for their resumes and see that they don’t have their phone numbers...

What’s in a summary?

Everything and nothing and a lot. Not having a summary isn’t going to make or break you. But having a good summary can be a...

Counter Offers

Should you accept a counter offer? This is an age-old debate. The short answer from most people is No. Think about it this way, when you...

Following!

Are you following the right people on LinkedIn? There is a plethora of information on how to find a job. Yes, I did just want to use that...

Are you ready to step back?

A VP level candidate applies for a hands-on contributor roles. Side-glances ensues. Going back in your career is a thing. I get it, you...

Thank you letters.

They can set you apart. They can be a decisive factor if all else in the candidates is comparable. But a bad Thank you Letter can also...