You can look smarter and more experienced if you ask good questions in a job interview.
Women who want to get to the top should look for organizations with a record of women in leadership and strong support of women from the CEO.
Co-workers sometimes need to tackle tough conversations with colleagues who dont share the load.
The most frequent beef from job hunters is that they dont hear back from employers. There is, though, a similar and justifiable complaint from employers who have been burned by no-shows both for interview appointments and by new hires.
Keep your own copies of evaluations and other important work documents.
What do you stand for? What do you do? Who are your customers? And “customers” means potential employers, if you’re a job hunter.
Good advice for job seekers and people seeking loans: Run a background check on yourself.
Employers have found they cut time and costs and zero in on better candidates if they pay attention to people referred by their existing employees. A study by economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York found that referred candidates were twice as likely to get interviews and 40 percent more likely to be hired than candidates without inside advocates.
Uncomfortable navigating employment fairs or interviewing by phone? What if you’re deaf or hard of hearing?
Job hunting is stressful more stressful than it needs to be when some simple human decency is missing. First, though, a couple of reminders. As a job hunter, keep telling yourself that your timetable isnt the same as employers timetables. And remember that employers care about what you can do for them, more than what they can do for you.