Do your homework for a video job interview

Do your homework for a video job interview

Welcome to the era of the video interview. Companies are increasingly using Skype, FaceTime or other apps to avoid the expense of ferrying promising job candidates to and from headquarters as part of the vetting process. When you boil it down, it’s similar to...
Brush up your skills to re-enter the workforce

Brush up your skills to re-enter the workforce

Maybe your firstborn child came into the world. Perhaps you had to care for an aging parent. Or, quite possibly, you just packed it all up one day and decided to travel the world. Whatever the case, people leave the workforce every day for extended periods of time....
The best questions to ask during a job interview

The best questions to ask during a job interview

I once wrote about questions that YOU ask during an interview that sabotage your chances of winning the job. The big mistakes include asking about pay, asking about training programs, asking questions that you can easily find on the Internet, and not coming prepared...
Is your attire sabotaging your job interview?

Is your attire sabotaging your job interview?

Wrinkled clothing. Scuffed shoes. Too much makeup or cologne. These are just a few of the dress and grooming faux pas that can botch a job seeker’s first impression with employers — a moment that is critical in determining whether a job seeker secures an offer. In a...
​5 ways to build a breakthrough personal brand

​5 ways to build a breakthrough personal brand

Whether you’re just stepping into the job market or have 15 years under your belt, you’ve probably noticed the stifling environment of competition. It starts with our college applications and follows us to the boardroom. There are jobs we get, jobs we want, and...
7 tips for re-entering the workforce

7 tips for re-entering the workforce

Maybe your firstborn child came into the world. Perhaps you had to care for an aging parent. Or, quite possibly, you just packed it all up one day and decided to travel the world. Whatever the case, people leave the workforce every day for extended periods of time....