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3 Questions to Ask on a Phone Interview

3 Questions to Ask on a Phone Interview

Phone interviews are often the first step of the interviewing process, as well as your chance to make a memorable first impression. Often time people take phone interviews a bit less seriously, therefore coming to the call unprepared. Tips commonly include printing your resume as if you were in person, sitting at a table to ensure your voice sound clear and projects, and smile even though no one can see you. While this is all great advice, you should also consider bringing questions to the table to, not only to display your interest in the conversation, but also to challenge your interviewer, showing them that you did your research. Here are 3 questions to ask on your next phone interview.

Tuesday, April 03, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (3386)/Comments (6)/ Article rating: 4.2
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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 (3026)/Comments (9)/ 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 (2584)/Comments (10)/ Article rating: 4.7
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5 Ways to Overcome Job Burnout

5 Ways to Overcome Job Burnout

Career burnout? Unfortunately, many of us have been there. This condition can be triggered by various factors, such as stretched bandwidth, the feeling of being unappreciated, and being apart of a toxic team / work environment. Not only do you start to feel perpetually exhausted and overwhelmed, both at the office and in your personal life, but you will also see the actual work you are producing to be unimpressive and lesser in value due to lack of motivation. The longer you continue on this path, the stronger you will see these negative side effects set in, likely making you more miserable at your job than even the days before. The idea of job burnout was acknowledged decades ago, however, it has proven to be much more prevalent in the recent years. Because millennials are working at a much faster rate to obtain senior titles and become visionaries in their industries, it is predicted that burnout rates will be higher in the foreseeable future – In order to lower this statistic, here are 5 tactics to hopefully lessen the chance of this happening to you:
Wednesday, March 07, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (3144)/Comments (8)/ Article rating: 5.0
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References – The little things that can make a big difference!

References – The little things that can make a big difference!

When job hunting, one thing you’ll want to be sure to have secured is a good list of references. Having a few former colleagues or managers attest to your strengths and your potential can be the difference between ultimately being offered your dream job or not. When you ask for references, not only is who you ask key, but how you ask. Follow these simple steps to ensure that your references work for you, and not against you.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (2716)/Comments (5)/ Article rating: 5.0
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