Bragging Can Be Difficult, But Critical in a Job Search

Frequently when I’m working with clients to write their resumes or prepare for job interviews, they admit that they’re not comfortable talking about their accomplishments. They were brought up not to brag, so having to sell themselves in…

How to Answer “Why are you looking for a new job?”

This is one of those job interview questions that will be asked by the savviest of interviewers. Although it's positively heart-stopping to be on the answering end of this question, if you were the employer, wouldn't you want to know how this…

Job Interview Success Is in The Details - The Handshake

We all know that people form impressions based on the smallest details.  Perhaps when you read this message line you laughed at how improbable it would be to NOT get a job offer because your handshake was too strong or too weak. Well, you’re…

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. …

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…

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…

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? …

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…