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How to Answer “Why did you leave your last job?”

A common question asked by hiring managers is “Why did you leave your last job?” or maybe “Why are you looking to leave your current job?” For many job seekers, it can be challenging to respond to this question and determine how much information they should share. If you have an interview coming up, it […]

 

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The Secret to Better Resumes and Interviews

Writing resumes and answering questions in job interviews can be challenging, for many of the same reasons. What do you say? And how best to say it? There’s a simple technique we have found very effective. At first, it may sound kind of harsh, but it really isn’t. Anything you consider adding to your resume, […]

 

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Asking Questions in Job Interviews

You’ve probably heard the advice that you should ask good questions in job interviews. But what makes for a good question? Ask questions that show you’ve done your homework. Go beyond just checking out the employer’s website; for example, Google may lead you to any media coverage the company has received. Ask questions that demonstrate […]

 

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How To Write The Best Job Interview Thank You Note

Even if you’ve absolutely nailed your job interview, you could rule yourself out of the running if you fail to follow up with your interviewer afterwards. In order to stand out, it’s important that a thank you note or email is sent immediately after the job interview. Your follow up communication has more to it than merely […]

 

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Job Search Tips for The Experienced Job Seeker

The job search process no matter your life stage can come with challenges. Are these things happening to you? Being told that you’re overqualified? Not hearing back after you’ve submitted your resume? No feedback after an interview? Start out by taking an inventory of your skills and experiences throughout your life. Your past employment, part […]

 

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Ask These Questions During Your Next Interview

5 Stand Out Interview Questions Getting an invitation to interview is the first step towards a new job. To prepare for questions from a hiring manager, it’s important to do some research: look over the company’s website, seek out comments and reviews from candidates and employees, and scan company social media pages to see how […]

 

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