3 Things to Never Say During an Interview

We all agree interviews are stressful. In fact, they may even be most nerve-racking for top performers who rarely look for new employment and lack extensive interviewing experience. Roughly 118 candidates will apply for a job opening, of that a mere 4% will be granted the coveted onsite interview. The interview is bestowed to only

By | 2017-04-26T04:37:19+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

The Organic Mentor

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is wildly respected as one of the world’s most influential people. There is a common trait Sheryl shares with influential leaders in nearly every field – a loyal organic mentor. An organic mentorship doesn’t need to be formal or clearly defined; rather with each new word of wisdom the mentorship takes

By | 2017-04-26T04:38:36+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Inside the Industry – Why January is the Best Month to Search for a Job

January has a bad rap - the lull that comes after the holidays can lead to those dreaded winter blues.  January 16th, dubbed “Blue Monday,” has been scientifically proven to be the most depressing day of the year.  Factors that play into this calculation include weather, hours of daylight, debt level, time since Christmas and

By | 2017-04-26T04:37:12+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Negotiate your Job Offer

Job negotiations are like hurricanes – they happen quickly, are intense and can cause damage that takes years to repair. Having worked with many job seekers and Fortune 50 corporations, I’ve negotiated thousands of job offers over more than a decade in the recruiting industry. The insights that I’ve learned come from both sides of

By | 2016-11-23T03:30:49+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Advice for Job Seekers, Interview Tips|0 Comments

Five Core Competencies of Top Performers

I’ve been asked countless times by clients, employees and peers for insight into performance factors. The competencies detailed below are engrained in top performers and enable them to soar within organizations. Employers hire based on your potential and proven ability. Employers promote based on your ability to execute in the areas of communication, teamwork, client

By | 2016-11-16T19:14:16+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Advice for Job Seekers, Interview Tips|0 Comments

A Recruiter Looks at Your Resume for Less than 10 Seconds – How to Make the Most of It!

A Recruiter Looks at Your Resume for Less than 10 Seconds – How to Make the Most of It! A recent study from The Ladders shows that most recruiters look at resumes for about six seconds. Although this doesn’t seem like much time at all, it makes sense; recruiters view thousands of resumes a day

Undercover Boss?!?

A new CareerBuilder survey indicates that some American workers have about as much chance of properly identifying their CEO in a lineup as they do of winning the Hunger Games…but does it matter? CareerBuilder recently surveyed more than 7,000 full-time workers to find out how well American workers know senior leadership at their organizations. Results

By | 2016-11-04T17:52:41+00:00 June 10th, 2016|Employment News|0 Comments