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Providing great references can make or break your chances of getting a job offer. Find out whom you should choose — and how to stack the deck in your favor. Why are references so important? Employers want to know if you have the skills and experience to succeed in the job and if your work… Read more »

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Today’s employers want to hire for soft skills, but finding qualified candidates and retaining talented employees who possess these skills is rarely simple. With the right approach to assessing soft skills, you can identify candidates and employees who have the tools to thrive in your organization. You don’t need to be a hiring expert to… Read more »

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As a job seeker you are marketing yourself to the business world. There are many ways to stand out amongst the span of resumes, the online applications and the endless emails. On paper you can present yourself as you want to be seen. You can add personality, professionalism and polish where it may not shine… Read more »

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Building trust during the interview process is necessary to get to the next hiring step. Trust is an attribute readily sought in employees. How do you convey that you are trustworthy? Here are some body language tips for your next interview. To begin the interview, a firm handshake is in order. A loose handshake comes off as… Read more »

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Times, they are a changing and that includes the workplace. In the past, when a person found a job at a local company, he/she stayed there, often until retirement. These days, the job market is much different and it is very uncommon to see a worker stay at the same organization for their entire career…. Read more »

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During your interview process at some point the interview person or panel will ask you if you have any questions. This is an opportunity to not only show that you are interested in the position, but to gain insight into a typical day in the company and position. Many individuals use this as an opportunity… Read more »

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You have dusted off your resume, polished your cover letter and received the call. You have an interview. Now you must decide how you will present yourself. What you wear to an interview will create the perception of who you are. It is critical to present yourself as the right candidate and your dress attire… Read more »

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It is important to stand out at every level of applying for a job, the application, resume, but especially the interview! Be prepared and remember these tips. Do not provide references without first checking with them. Not everyone you like always feels the same way, so make sure you discuss putting them as a reference… Read more »