You probably wonder sometimes when you’re talking to employers, “Why are they asking me that?” Because sometimes the questions seem so, well…canned, or in some cases, disconnected from anything practical.It’s not done to throw you off. I … Read more about How do I answer Those Tricky Interview Questions?
How do I talk About My Mistakes?
There’s a certain terror that strikes when you make a mistake at work and can’t fix it fast enough. Take this nursing student, whose story was part of an article on the Cosmopolitan UK website: "I worked on a care of the elderly ward. I tried … Read more about How do I talk About My Mistakes?
Should I Hire a Resume Writer?
A lot of people think that hiring a resume writer is a waste of time and money. Ok. I get it. It seems like one of those things that you could just do yourself. I mean, what's the big deal? It's just a list of what I did in my various jobs. A … Read more about Should I Hire a Resume Writer?
College Grads Need Help Finding Jobs
I've hearing from a lot of recent college graduates. They are just out of school after spending thousands and thousands of dollars (The average college debt among student loan borrowers in America is nearly $34,000, according to the Federal … Read more about College Grads Need Help Finding Jobs
Should I apply if I don’t meet all the requirements?
Ever look at job posting and think, “Jeez, no way I can apply! I don’t have all those credentials and degrees!”And yet, you’ve been the field for 15 years. Or 20. Or more.Let me share a secret with you: Requirements in a job posting are a wish … Read more about Should I apply if I don’t meet all the requirements?
Get clear before you go after that job
It can be so confusing to think about what you want when there appear to be so many choices.I’ve started asking my clients what has helped them make decisions, and I’d like to share some advice from Shawn.He is a successful consultant working with … Read more about Get clear before you go after that job