5 Tips to Ace a Phone Interview

Ever wonder how to increase the odds of getting a personal interview? In today’s society getting passed the phone interviews can be tricky. Previously, employers wanted to meet job candidates in person, but now due to time constraints, everything is being done via phone or internet. In the economy today there is so much competition […]

5 Ways Your Bogus Resume Hurts You

It looks fake Most HR professionals are experienced in determining which resumes have false information, or are extremely exaggerated. It’s easy for them to spot which are fake because of the information does not correspond to previous job experiences, and does not fit the context of the work history. Your resume is off to the […]

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 […]