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 […]

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 […]

Understanding and choosing the right Job Search Strategy(s)

This post is Part 2 in our 7 part series on how to manage your job search. So you need to start looking for a job? Perhaps you just got laid off, you’ve just realized that you need to proactively find a new job or you just need to re-launch your job search after a […]

Tech Tips for Job Seekers: How to Make the Job Search a Little Bit Easier

Unless your career interests are so narrow as to only include one position in the world (for instance, personal assistant to Heidi Klum), there is a good chance you will be applying to quite a few positions during your job search. For example, if you are looking for an entry-level financial analyst position in New […]

Job Search: Top 3 Irritations and How to Fix Them

Frustration is a feeling near and dear to all job seekers. Whether you were laid off, you just graduated, you’re changing careers, or you just hate your current job, looking for employment is seriously not fun. Here are three common irritations of the job search, and three ways to make them a little less troublesome. […]