In every job interview there comes a moment where the interviewer asks, point-blank, “Any questions?” You should have one or two, but none of them should be these.
When you’re a candidate looking at jobs opportunities, there tends to be just one number that you really want to know from each potential employer – salary.
Resumes aren’t exactly an internet-age phenomenon.
There’s a common affliction that strikes many young folks when they graduate from college and head out onto the job market.
While most of the current generation of graduates and students find their positions thanks to the internet, there’s still quite a few old fashioned job search methods out there – ones you can pursue even if you’re totally unwired and off the grid.
Consider these quick tips for springtime fashion trends fit for job interviews.
Once you’ve secured the first real job of your post-graduate career, it can be hard not to act like a little kid with a credit card at the toy store.
If you’re like most people surfing the job market in this modern age, you’ve probably got a resume complemented by a hyperlink or two.
You’re going in for a job interview, and though it’s probably not the first and may not be the last, it’s still got you pretty nervous and uptight.
Naturally, as a new college grad, you want to break into publishing, become an investment banker, change the world while working for the United Nations or kick-start your own company – but right now, that dreams still a week, month or four years away.
As the weeks after college graduation slowly tick by with barely a nibble on your applications for premium entry level jobs and paid internships, it’s easy to become discouraged and lose interest in the process.
When you get to college and start searching for a campus job, it’s probable that the last factor on your mind is how it will look on a resume.
As you sort through premium entry level jobs and paid internships in your post-grad search, you’ll no doubt discover the importance fashion plays in establishing a good reputation with employers.
Here’s some interesting career advice from Steve Levitt, author of Freakonomics: “Make sure that whatever you love doing is something other people don’t love to do.” Steve makes a practical point (what else could we expect from an economist?) But even if you’re passionate about something that plenty of people love, there are ways to [...]