How to answer “Tell me about yourself”?

“Tell me about yourself” is probably the most commonly asked question in interviews. How you answer this question greatly affects the first impression you give, and sets the tone for the entire interview. How should you answer this question? -Here are our tips. 1   Keep it professional -Give a good first impression -Do not […]

So why are we doing Jobspeaker anyways?

Why would we try to launch another service in the crowded job market? Good question – well the answer lies in what we see happening in the job market today. We believe that the job market has changed significantly and irreversibly in the last couple of years. All parties in the recruitment process are seeing […]

The Art of the Approach (networking to your next job)

This post is Part 4 in our 7 part series on how to manage your job search. So I have to admit that writing this blog post took longer that I expected and I guess it reflects the difficulty of the subject matter. Making contact with colleagues, friends and other acquaintances in looking for a […]

Jobspeaker: “Manage your Job Search” FREE Service now available

Jobspeaker is excited to announce the availability of our next feature: Job Management. Using our FREE service, the Jobspeaker Firefox Add-on and our Jobspeaker Website you can now manage all of your jobs in the one place online. With the New Year almost upon us and hopefully a new job market beginning to open up […]

How to Define the Goal of Your Job Search

This post is Part 1 in our 7 part series on how to manage your job search. Defining Your Goal: Before you start out on any journey it’s important to know your destination. In this case it’s a life-long journey so it’s best to be realistic. In other words, don’t set your goal to be […]

Not your Parents’ Job Search

Before we start explaining each of the steps in the “7 Steps to Managing your Job Search in today’s Job Market” we would like to explain why a job search today is different than a job search 10, 5 or even 1 year(s) ago. The recruiting environment is changing – online recruitment was a big […]

7 Steps to Managing your Job Search in today’s Job Market

The first in our 10-part series of posts focused on how to efficiently and effectively manage your job search in today’s job market. We have explored this topic before but realize that we need to go into much more depth, so we’ll start with a refresher and then take it from there. You may think […]