How to negotiate the offer if the terms do not meet your expectations Don’t assume that everything is negotiable. Ask what items are negotiable – generally the base salary, vacation and start date are negotiable.   Verbal offer – Items you will want to address The verbal offer generally comes before the written offer. The […]

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How appropriate is it to follow up after an interview? Send an email to the Hiring Manager thanking him for the interview and reiterating the reasons why you think that you are a good match for the position. State what you bring to the table and why you would be an excellent addition to their […]

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Potential questions to ask AFTER the interviewer/ employer Is this a position where there is room for growth after a certain amount of time working here? Are there any concerns you have about my background/ qualifications being a fit for this role? Let me ask you a honest question: is there anything that would keep […]

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Discussing hourly wages, yearly salaries, or commissions can be a bit tricky and it normally seems to be one of the more stressful topics to cover during an interview. You don’t want to go too high and have a future employer immediately write you off, but you also don’t want to shortchange yourself and take […]

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While you will be the one questioned during your interview, there is absolutely nothing wrong with asking your potential employer questions of your own. These questions can vary from position to position and some questions you may even think of during the interview. Do not be afraid to ask – employers like curious minds and […]

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Before you walk into the building TURN OFF YOUR CELL PHONE Try to refrain from turning it on vibrate – a vibrating phone can be just as loud as a ringtone If you must keep your phone on, turn the volume on silent Check your clothes for hair, pet hair, or lint Try to keep […]

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How much do you want to know about the company you’re interviewing with? You will want to know A LOT about the company you may be working for Ask your recruiter or conduct your own research Study the company website Study the job description Research the company online for pertinent company information, news articles, etc. […]

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