Most people are in debt from things like credit cards, medical bills, car payments, and mortgages. Although debt is an expected part of our everyday lives, too much debt can create problems for people seeking jobs. Let’s take a look at how having a lot of debt can impact your job search.
It’s sweaty palm time: you’re going to ask your boss for a raise. Today I’ll offer five tips to help you put your best foot forward.
Societal trends have certainly changed over the decades. These days it’s less likely than ever before for children to be in a two-parent household where one parent elects to remain home while the other is employed.
ore and more, employers are shifting from the traditional interview to a more behavioral-based format. Today I’ll explore behavioral and situational questions. I’ll define them, let you know why they’re being asked, list several examples, and finally offer some tips for handling them effectively.
We’ve all heard the expression, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” The interview is no exception. Today I’ll tackle the somewhat controversial topic of tattoos, piercings and other areas of your appearance and how they may play out during the hiring process.
When I speak with groups of job hunters, I’ll typically ask them what questions give them trouble. Beyond the obvious ones like telling about yourself, your salary requirements, your weaknesses, and your goals… one I frequently hear is, “Why should we hire you?”
It’s inevitable. Sooner or later you’ll start looking for a new job. We have many reasons we might want to change jobs. But what are some signals from our employer that THEY are ready to move on from us? Today I’ll share three cues (and a bonus cue) from your employer that you’d better start looking.
As we turn the page to a new year, some of resolve to eat better, lose weight, give up bad habits… and some resolve to land a new job in the coming year. While I can’t help those other areas, I can offer tips if you’re planning to step out into the job market in 2019.