Why Job Offers Get Put on Hold (And What You Can Do About It!)

September 27th, 2013

It feels fantastic when your job search finally ends with that phone call: “We’d like to offer you the job.”  And not so great when you accept and then—nothing happens. Days, weeks, even months go by and you don’t hear back from the company that once said, “We want to hire you.” Why does this… Read More

Four Warning Signs Your Job Hunt is Losing Momentum

September 17th, 2013

If you’ve been on the job hunt for awhile, you may find that you’re starting to lose hope and enthusiasm. You may feel like taking a few weeks off. But that’s not in your best interest. What’s causing this lack of energy and motivation? And what can you do to get yourself back on track?… Read More

Crafting (and Following!) a Vision for Your Career

September 13th, 2013

Does this describe your dream job? It makes full use of your skills It challenges you to develop new ones It’s interesting It’s meaningful It gives you opportunities for learning and development Your coworkers help you work better You feel valued You have work-life balance You have opportunities to advance and develop a career. Unfortunately,… Read More

The Importance of Sharing Your Company’s “Big Picture” With Your Recruiting Firm

September 6th, 2013

If you’re lucky, the people you work with are like your family. At the least, hopefully you are a friendly group that works well together. And just like with a family or a close-knit group of friends, bringing the wrong new person into the mix can cause huge disruptions in the way your company functions…. Read More