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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A phone interview is a screening process that is normally conducted by the HR Manager to select qualified candidates for face-to-face interviews. *YOUR JOB = to secure a face-to-face interview by selling yourself to the company*   “Must Do” steps to take to prepare for the phone interview Study the company website in-depth Read every […]

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The following is a structured plan to create a targeted resume in an appropriate format that would make the Hiring manager pick up the phone and call you   What is a “targeted resume”? A resume that is written for a specific job position Each targeted resume will be rewritten or edited for each position […]

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How to create a cover letter Don’t use a generic cover letter! Your cover letter should pertain to each individual position you are applying for   How to differentiate yourself before applying for a position If possible, address the letter to the person who is accepting the resumes Read the job description and requirements carefully […]

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