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Week #33 August 14, 2020 - Don’t Be the Last to Leave the Party — How Long is Too Long to Stay at One Company? It’s easy to settle in and stay. After a few years your job may feel as comfortable as an old pair of slippers. But consider the consider the indirect cost of staying in a position too long: Most companies…
Week #32 August 7, 2020 - “Do You Have Any Questions for Us?” — YES!
Your Questions in an Interview are as Important as Theirs Hopefully you have weaved a few of your questions into the natural flow of the conversation, but always have questions ready for the end of the interview. Allotted time may be running out, but your carefully considered questions will leave…
Week #31 July 31, 2020 - Are Thank You Notes Still a Thing? You Bet! Post-Interview Follow Up is an Essential Step in Your Job Search Process It’s not just good manners. A follow-up email, note or phone call signals that you want the job and reinforces your suitability for the position: Keep it short and sweet – a brief communication is more likely…
Week #30 July 24, 2020 - Was It Something I Said? What to Do When You Get Interviews But Not Offers Remember, It often has nothing to do with your interview performance. Perhaps there was an internal candidate given priority, or unexpected budget constraints eliminated the position, or an earlier candidate was already selected and your interview was just a formality - shake it…