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Thank You For Brilliant Advice

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with [Read More..]

Announcing the new HIRE Vets Medallion Program

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Since we know you’re interested in hearing about news and events at the U.S. Department of Labor, we wanted to share this announcement about the launch of the HIRE Vets Medallion Program. Get involved with the HIRE Vets Medallion Program Today, the U.S. Department of Labor announced the Final Rule implementing the Honoring Investments in [Read More..]

The Follow up Letter

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

To send or not to send – will it really make a difference? The follow-up, thank you, letter is more than a nice “thank you for the interview.” It is one more chance for you to sell yourself, and to tell them what you can do for them. Don’t assume the interviewer remembers everything you [Read More..]

What is an Illegal Question?

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

How old are you? Do you have children? How is your health? Are you a U.S. citizen? Have you ever been arrested? Illegal or improper? That is the question. Technically, it is illegal for an interviewer to ask anything personal that is not directly job-related. Off-limit questions include, but are not limited to: information regarding [Read More..]

Thank You For Brilliant Advice

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

“I just wanted to let you know that your advice was brilliant and I was able to obtain a very good job offer last week, which I accepted. I saw on LinkedIn about 27 people applied for the job, and I’m not sure how many they interviewed. I had an interview which turned out to [Read More..]

Cut to the Front of the Interview Line

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

The question is, “How can you make yourself stand out when there are so many other candidates looking at the same job?” The answer is to “focus” – focus on what makes you unique. Let’s assume that you have an outstanding resume and that you make it to the top of the stack of resumes [Read More..]