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How do you handle difficult employees?
If only every employee was a shining star of competence and charm. You know the reality however; chances are good that as a supervisor you’ve dealt with at least one difficult employee. Just one toxic person can be more than enough to poison the well at the workplace.  In addition to lowering …

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You’ve landed an interview for a job you really want!  You’ve practiced your interviewing skills, researched the company, and you are looking your job-ready best! What could go wrong?  Sometimes job candidates will unknowingly ruin a chance at a job by bringing up subjects better left outside of the interview room.  While it is important to …

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You had a great interview, but you aren’t finished yet!  A commonly missed final step in the interviewing process is sending a thank-you note to your interviewer(s), preferably on the same day, or the day after your interview.

Why Should I Send a Thank-You?

1)    It is a thoughtful courtesy which will help to remind …

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Weakness, Me? It’s the interview question that candidates dread and some employers love to ask, “What’s your greatest weakness?”  A common fear among jobseekers is that answering this question flies in the face of the goal of the interview–to convey how awesome you are.  Merely answering this question is acknowledgment that not everything about you is …

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While face-to-face interviews are the ideal, a growing number of companies are opting to meet job candidates virtually for at least one interview. What can be a cost-saving measure for them, could turn into a missed opportunity for you, if you aren’t ready. While there are similarities between preparing for an in-person interview and a remote …

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The difficult truth is you will not receive an offer for every job for which you have an interview.

The key to a successful job search is to learn from each interview experience and keep moving forward to find the right opportunity.

Here are a seven suggestions for dealing with rejection during your job search:

1) Try not to pin all …

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How do you motivate your staff to produce optimal performance?

While the particular method(s) you use to motivate employees may be of some interest to the interviewer, the point of this question is to determine if you’ve been successful with getting your staff to achieve the goals set for them.

Be ready to share an example of a …

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