The bottom line of every interview is -WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR THIS COMPANY?

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

If you are going for a sales job and can’t sell yourself you aren’t going to prove your worth. Do a self assessment of the qualities that you bring. Think beyond the standard qualities -  what makes you unique? Maybe it’s the rapport you build with your customers – or the record for sales [Read More..]

Mom’s Returning to Work After Time Off For Children.

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

It is very important to assess what you have to offer. Not just the skills required for the position, but the “added value” you can bring. An example would be your ability to work with a diversity of people, or coordinate events without missing deadlines, or stay calm in the face of stress. These are [Read More..]

Salary Talk During the Job Interview – What is the best way to respond?

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Even though you may have gone through a phone screening that involved answering questions about salary, the subject may come again as the interviewer becomes more interested in hiring you. At this point the interviewer wants to know whether they can “afford you.” This is a very tricky part of the interview and could even [Read More..]

Networking For Your Next Job – How’s Your Network Working?

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Seeking a job and networking are a lot like trying to meet new people at any event. I recently moved to San Diego – knowing only my family and no one else in the area. It was like I was starting all over and seeking to find new contacts. One of the things I had [Read More..]

Who Wants To Job Search In The Summertime

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

The temptations are there – warm, lazy, casual days, when the shoes of choice are “flip flops.” Taking the summer off and getting back into the groove of things when the “kids go back to school” would be very easy. STOP! This is not the time to give up on your job search, at least [Read More..]

Graduation and the Job Search

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Hooray for you — you’ve achieved your goal – you’ve come to the end of the road and your college days are over. That’s the good news! As difficult as it is to accept – it’s time to stop celebrating that grand moment in your life — the diploma and the graduation —- and get [Read More..]