Fired? How to Handle It in Your Next Job Interview

June 28th, 2013

When you’ve made it to an interview, how do you explain getting fired to the prospective employer? It’s never easy or comfortable to answer this interview question, but there are four important steps you can take to minimize the potentially negative effects of being terminated, separated, laid off or let go. First, you need to… Read More

Deciphering a Company’s True Hiring Need from a Job Description

June 21st, 2013

Looking for a new job can be frustrating and stressful. Networking doesn’t always work, so sometimes you have to hit the Internet to see what’s out there. Don’t waste your valuable time on useless job postings! Here’s how to analyze the five types you’ll see: 1. Legitimate ads posted by the company hiring for the… Read More

Harnessing the Power of the Internet to Find a New Job

June 14th, 2013

Thanks to the Internet, job searching is easy, right? You post your resume on a few major sites, or maybe you send in your resume directly to some company sites in response to a job posting. Then you sit back and wait for the phone calls and emails to come rolling in with offers of… Read More

Found a Good Candidate? Make Sure You Fully Vet Them Before Extending an Offer

June 7th, 2013

The hiring process is almost always long and exhausting. After going through countless resumes and several interviews, how can you be sure you’re hiring the right person? While there’s a lot to be said for trusting your gut, in this day and age it’s easy to vet any candidate before you make an offer. 1…. Read More