10 Most Common Interview Questions

What Are Your Weaknesses? This is the most dreaded question of all. Handle it by minimizing your weakness and emphasizing your strengths. Stay away from personal qualities and concentrate on professional traits: “I am always working on improving my communication skills to be a more effective presenter. I recently joined Toastmasters, which I find very […]

How to Get the Salary You Deserve

Did you know that most hiring managers are inexperienced with the interview process?  You can gain the advantage by fully understanding how to properly write a powerful resume and be an effective interviewee/negotiator – you can ultimately control the interview and put more money in your pocket. Here are some of the scenarios you can […]

The Importance of the Resume “Objective Statement”

After reviewing and adding comment to several resume writing and job hunting discussions groups, via the Internet, I’ve notice a variety of views on the need for an “Objective” in the resume.   I have been in recruiting for more than 17 years and have been able to gather plenty of statistics about recruiter performance.  The […]

4 Tips to Successful Salary Negotiations

There are four main strategies to use in optimizing your position during salary negotiations. Each one is aimed at getting the hiring manager to disclose their offer before you state a number. 1—Deflect The Question The first time that you are asked about salary, especially if it comes early in the interview process, try to […]