It’s common advice among job seekers: when you’re interviewing, you need to interview the employer right back. After all, you’re the one who is potentially going to fill this position, so you need to know if it’s going to be a good fit, right? Except that while salary ranges, benefits and...Read more
A brand new client of mine lost out on a job because he stopped to tie his shoes.
He was interviewing at a Fortune 500 company that has a zero tolerance policy for lateness for current employees. As for potential employees? Let’s just say that if you’re late for an...Read more
When you’re trying to leave your current job for bigger and better opportunities, you have to walk a fine line. Unless you have a hugely open relationship with your boss, you’ll need to keep your search under wraps. Until you’re ready to alert your current boss on your own terms, here are...Read more
Charles Schwab's CEO takes job candidates to breakfast and asks the restaurant to mess up their order — here's whyWalt Bettinger, the CEO of Charles Schwab, wants to know the type of person you are before he offers you a job. But his way of figuring that out is slightly unconventional. In a recent interview...
Repost: Article from Inc.com on 7 questions you need to ask during your next interview. You've interviewed potential employees. I have too: Over the years I interviewed well over a thousand candidates for job openings. (Don't ask.) And I'm willing to bet the part of the job interview when you ask the candidate, "Do you...Read more
An article on Glassdoor.com had some great advice on how to know when an you are NOT 'winning' an interview. To Summarize:Read more
- You’re only getting easy questions.
- The interviewer doesn’t ask about your availability to start.
- The interviewer doesn’t discuss the rest of the hiring process.
- Your interview is shorter than scheduled.
Came across a great article on Muse.com today, "5 Follow-up Emails That Scare Hiring Managers (and What to Write Instead)". Here is a quick summary of what not to send in your follow-up email:Read more
- You Said You’d Get Back to Me on Monday, and It’s Tuesday.
- Why Haven’t You Gotten Back to Me?
- I’d Really...