How to Respond to a Job Offer (and Four Bonus Tips on Offer Negotiation!)

June 16th, 2017

Congratulations are in order for receiving a job offer! All the hard work crafting a winning résumé and practicing your interviewing techniques has paid off. First things first, though – the company now wants a response. Responding to your potential new employer in an honest and forthright manner, while negotiating for an extra perk or… Read More

Interviewing for a Civil Engineering Job? Six Interview Questions to Expect.

June 9th, 2017

Congratulations on earning an interview for a civil engineering role at a top company in your area. Obviously, a well-written résumé detailing your meaningful professional experience played a part in being chosen from a list of quality candidates. Time spent in interview preparation is a must to ensure you get that coveted job offer. With… Read More

Gone but Not Forgotten – How (and When!) to Follow up After a Job Interview

May 26th, 2017

A great résumé and well-considered cover letter earned you a job interview with a leading technology company in area. You felt things went well and are hoping to receive an offer or possibly a callback for a second interview. Following up with the company in question is the plan, but you are unsure about the… Read More

How to Answer the Question: “Tell Me Something About Yourself That Isn’t Listed on Your Résumé”

April 14th, 2017

Interviewing for a technology position can be harrowing for anyone, no matter their professional experience level. Successfully handling questions that seem to come out of left field plays a big role – along with your work history and skill set – in earning you that coveted job offer. “Tell me something about yourself that’s not… Read More

Nine Engineering Job Interview Questions to Prepare For

March 10th, 2017

The job interview remains the most important part of any hiring process, and the engineering industry is no different. You need to ensure your readiness before the big day; spending time practicing with a friend serving as a hiring manager is a smart strategy. Part of your preparation also needs to focus on the typical… Read More