With Christmas and New Years just around the corner, it’s easy to want to hit the pause button on your job search. It’s common for people to take a break from the job hunt during this time, and that’s exactly why you shouldn’t.Continue reading
An interviewer’s job is to hire the best person for a given position, and in their search for the right candidate, many will ask you to make your case with one of the following questions:
- Why should we hire you?
- Why are you the right fit for the position?
- What can you bring to the position that other candidates can’t?
- Why do you want this job?
It’s a universal truth that no one likes to be broken up with. Breakups can be difficult, messy, and awkward. In the world of business, resigning from a job, especially one you have been doing for a long time, can in many ways resemble a breakup. So, just like a breakup, a resignation should be handled respectfully, with tact, and above all, you should do what you can to minimize the damage. It’s always best to leave on amicable terms, no matter why you’re resigning, and here are a few reasons why.Continue reading
Constantly meddling. Implementing procedures which seem to be aimed at monitoring what everyone is doing. Making all decisions, no matter how small. Over-managing. Over-scrutinizing. Over-frustrating employees. If this sounds like your boss, their behavior is what scientists call a ‘corporate psychopath.’
When it comes to looking for a new job, the search can be both incredibly exciting, and terribly overwhelming. Sometimes, even if you’ve covered all your bases—your resume is flawless, your cover letter is both sincere and professional, and you meet all the qualifications for the job—for one reason or another, you still don’t get a call back from the employer.Continue reading