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Rejoining the Workforce with High Unemployment – Preparing for the Interview

As the workforce begins the work of rebuilding, it’s important to keep in mind that we are now in an employer’s market. With an overabundance of talent, employers can be very selective about who they hire. To put your best foot forward, preparation is key.

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Rejoining the Workforce with High Unemployment – Current Realities

Goodwill is available to support and assist you in reinventing yourself so you will be equipped to take on the new employment market. This comes with a bit of preparation, but we are confident that, if you follow these steps and take time to practice interview questions, you will be more successful in landing the job you are seeking versus your competitors.

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Don’t Wait: Now is the Time to Advance Your Career

Not working? You are not alone: more than 26 million Americans have applied for unemployment over the past five weeks. Don’t wait; now is the time to assess your skills and learn new ones.

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Launching in Pandemic: Tips for Graduates Entering Careers

Class of 2020 grads are wrapping up their studies virtually and may be getting diplomas via mail rather than crossing a stage to cheers. With a pandemic and economic crash, it is a tough time for all involved. On the bright side, you’ll have your degree, and soon it’ll be time to launch your career.

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How to Job Search While Staying at Home

While most of us are living under stay-at-home orders, we can still continue our job searches. Applying for jobs online is common, but the change is in what may happen next.

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9 Tips to Ace Your Phone Interviews

Job hunting is a long and tricky process. You’ve reached out to countless companies, uploaded dozens of personalized cover letters and résumés and, low and behold, you finally landed the initial phone interview!

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Three Things to Bring to an Interview

Interviews are your chance to demonstrate you are the best candidate for an employer’s opening. Being prepared for the interview is essential.

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What Do Interviewers Really Want to Know?

Hiring personnel – whether human resources or manager - want to know who is the best candidate for their opening. How do they make their final selection, especially when there are a number of qualified candidates?

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Interviewing for Information: Open and Closed Ended Questions

We exchange information in interviews. Just as employers ask questions to determine who they would like to hire, job seekers ask questions to understand if the job is a right fit for them.

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Why Ask Questions During an Interview?

Why should we ask questions during a job interview? There are a number of reasons.

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Employer Expectations are Changing: Five Things You Need to Know About Resumes

If it has been a while (or even a couple of years) since you were in the job market, there are things you need to know. Employers’ expectations have changed.

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About Recruiters, Part Four

Can external recruiters – staffing or executive search firms - help with your job search? Yes! You will want to present yourself as a good candidate.

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