Entries by spowell

Prepare Yourself for a Counteroffer, But Never Accept It

Over 15 years ago, I wrote an article entitled “Never Accept a Counteroffer.”  Today, I sit down to write a very similar article.  Many things have changed over the years.  Technology has changed.  The job search process has changed.  We have all gotten older and wiser.  One thing hasn’t changed, however.  My advice to Never […]

How To Prepare For A Phone Interview

Some people believe that the hardest part of the interview process is the initial phone interview. Refining your confidence and technique will help move you to the next step in the interview process. First, if you have been chosen for a phone interview feel confident in your skills and abilities. Over the course of the […]

Preparing for an interview

Preparing for an interview is as important as going through the actual interview itself.  Proper preparation and research can mean the difference in advancing through the interview process to an ultimate job offer. Know Your Audience Before walking into the interview, it is important that you do some research first. Spend time learning about the […]

Why on earth would you put your address on your resume??

From: the other side of the recruiting desk….. Over the past 9 months, I have observed a new phenomenon – candidates are submitting their resumes for posted positions without their address included on the resume. WHAT?  No address?  I’d like to make the case for how important an address is on a resume. Before I make […]

Importance Of Thank You Letters After An Interview

In the interview process, your personal brand is very important to landing a new career. Your personal brand starts with your resume, doing an introductory call, and then a physical interview. Through the entire process your brand is being evaluated to see if you are the right fit for the position and the culture of […]