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Interviewing from the Company Perspective

Interviewing from the Company Perspective

I spoke with Lori Day, the Senior Vice President, Chief Customer Operations Officer at EverBank/TIAA, and I got answers from the other side of the interview table. With her 25 years of experience in the financial services industry as a leader and a hiring manager, she has sat through countless interviews focusing on not only hiring, but retaining resources.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018/Author: Pete Langlois/Number of views (201)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Important Skills for a Future CFO

Important Skills for a Future CFO

A company’s traditional executive board is made up of 4 major C-level members – Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Each of these managerial positions focus on different parts of the business, however, in order for an organization to be successful, all parties must align and participate in each other’s job function. For many, many years, a CFO’s sole priority has remained holding responsibility for the company’s financial state and accurately forecasting numbers based on historical data. While this continues to be top priority, the CFO must also be involved in the growth strategy of the organization, as well as the plan on how to keep the business sustainable. For future CFO’s or current financial officers looking to expand their experience, here are 3 important skills to obtain.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (358)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: 5.0
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4 Things to Include in Your Post-Interview “Thank You” Letter

4 Things to Include in Your Post-Interview “Thank You” Letter

Before your mind takes you to the never-ending replay of your interview, a feeling of relief is quick to take over the moment you exit the room. While the hard part may be over, one of the most important touches is still yet to come – The post-interview “thank you” letter. This email or handwritten note is a small gesture that goes a long way and should be seen as a last chance to impress your interviewer. More so, the “thank you” is what could ultimately set you apart from all other candidates, becoming the deciding factor for who is hired into the position. Here are 4 essential things to include in your post-interview letter, placing you ahead of the game and above the other applicants.
Tuesday, June 05, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1032)/Comments (3)/ Article rating: 4.5
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Why leaving your job with a professional notice matters, whether it’s been short-term or long-term!

Why leaving your job with a professional notice matters, whether it’s been short-term or long-term!

As our society moves more and more toward communicating through email, text messaging and other forms of e-communication where we are not face to face it has appeared to become easier and easier for people to seemingly dismiss the traditional professional notice. We’ve seen candidates resign by sending a text, by leaving a letter on a bosses desk with no other communication, by firing off an email or by simply not showing back up. It’s unbelievable to me what has become acceptable to some people. I would strongly caution anyone from thinking that it’s ok to resign in any of these ways or to not offer a professional 2 week notice.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (1907)/Comments (6)/ Article rating: 5.0
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5 Social Media Habits That Can Keep You From the Job

5 Social Media Habits That Can Keep You From the Job

Social media – Where we get our personal news, latest trends, and information on various topics. Five years ago, many social outlets were still a work in progress, used mainly by college students, and, today, users range in age and occupation, making more than half of the American population avid social media users. Due to this, many companies have decided to join the movement in two major ways: 1. Creating social accounts for their business, and 2. Using social media as a way to screen potential new talent. Recruiters use this tool to contact potential candidates who they think seem qualified for a position, as well as to scope out current applicants before bringing them in for a formal interview. Because of this, job seekers need to understand how their accounts play a huge role in today’s hiring process, and how to use these profiles in a positive way, hopefully, landing the job – Here are a few tips how:
Tuesday, March 20, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1557)/Comments (3)/ Article rating: 4.5
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