How to stand out when applying for roles

It’s a tough gig looking for a job these days. It can be a full-time job in itself; however, like anything, if you are prepared and understand the process, it can be a much easier, simpler and more efficient.  Also, you can bring something a bit unique to the process, so you stand out over

By |2019-03-22T09:11:34+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: Before the Interview, Resume Tips, Talking to Recruiters|0 Comments

Saying Something Unpleasant About Your Last Employer

Pssst – hey you. Yes, you over there. Looking for a new job? Got some interviews lined up? Prepared to answer questions about why you are looking for a new job? I’ll let you in on a little secret. You ready? Here goes. Do not bad mouth your current or previous company (or manager) when

By |2019-01-09T10:45:53+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Before the Interview, Career Growth, During the Interview|0 Comments

Raise your profile – get noticed at work!

Do you sometimes find that you have been in an organisation or a role for a while and you feel like you just aren’t being recognised for the work that you do at work? Sometimes, there are opportunities that pass you by because people don’t know your capability, or you might be passed up to

Simple Tips to Prepare for a Video Interview

For those of you who would like for video interviewing to go away, or if you have convinced yourself that it’s just a phase in the world of recruiting, I have some bad news for you – it isn’t going away anytime soon. The benefits to recruiters and companies who use them outweighs your detest

By |2018-08-24T13:04:39+00:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Before the Interview, During the Interview|0 Comments

After Graduation Decisions: Internships or Entry Level Jobs?

Congratulations, you are officially a college graduate! Now, it’s time to start your job search. The first question you need to answer is, “What type of position do I apply for?” The two most popular options are internships and entry-level positions. When you make your decisions, it is important to decide which works best for

By |2018-08-24T13:04:42+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Before the Interview, Career Growth|0 Comments

Internal Career Move, are you Ready for the Interview?

Not all career moves mean a move out of your current organisation. There could be the perfect next step for you, right where you are working now. However, many people make the mistake that they think they are a ‘shoe in’ if they apply for a role within their own organisation, just because they work

ABC Back to Basics: Interview Preparedness

Always be Prepared! I interview candidates quite often that have little to no idea what the company they are interviewing with actually does. How can one confidently walk into a room and sell themselves, if they aren’t familiar with what the company is all about. How can you show that you will be a

By |2018-08-24T13:04:59+00:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Before the Interview, Opinion|1 Comment

Understanding the Behavioral Interview

Almost all large companies now employ what is called Behavioral Interviewing (aka Structured Interviewing), which is a specifically geared question requiring a behaviorally based answer.  What that means, is that employers want you to answer a pointed question such as ‘Tell me about a time when…’ with an answer that is based on the actions

By |2018-08-24T13:05:00+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Before the Interview, During the Interview|0 Comments

Simple Job Searching Tips That Are Often Overlooked

I could give job searching advice all day long. After all, I’ve been in the recruiting industry for the greater part of my career since graduating college. I’ll skip providing the math and exactly how long that’s been in an attempt to not feel old today. Let’s just say it’s been long enough to see

By |2018-08-24T13:05:00+00:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Before the Interview, Networking, Resume Tips|1 Comment