It’s a seller’s market for qualified candidates. The demands for professionals and mid-to-upper level managers are at all time highs. Candidates have more choices and are making greater demands on potential employers. They are smarter, better educated, more confident, more technically skilled and better compensated than ever. Plus, top candidates are equally interested in lifestyle benefits, such as childcare, elder care, schedule variations and pleasant work environments.
Why Bullet Points Matter You’ll probably spend more time reading this article than the average recruiter will spend reading your resume. The majority of recruiters spend less than three minutes reviewing a resume, according to a survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management. That’s why resumes need good organization. A well-organized resume allows
You must sell what you are capable of doing to an employer. This is best accomplished by giving examples of accomplishments you have done previously for companies that are relevant to the position you are interviewing for. The basic theme of any interviewing process is that behavior tends to repeat itself. Past behavior is the
Keep your resignation letter short, simple, and positive. You may want to write something like: “I want to thank you for all you have done for me here at (Company). It’s been a pleasure working with you, and representing the company as your (job title). I have accepted an offer with another firm and have
Quitting a job is never easy. Career changes are tough enough and the anxieties of leaving a comfortable job, friends and environment for an unknown opportunity can easily cloud anyone’s judgment. But what should you do when your current employer “muddies the waters” even more by asking you to stay? A counteroffer is an inducement
Part 1: It’s Not What You Know, It’s What You Did What is a Behavioral Interview? In a behavioral interview you will have to demonstrate your knowledge, skills, and abilities, collectively known as competencies, by giving specific examples from your past experiences. The interviewer wants to know, not that you can do something, but that