Archive for October, 2011

  • If the Job Fits

    The following is a great article on a subject that many job seekers don’t pay enough attention to. Once the decision to make a move is made, candidates look to step into a bigger and better role as soon as possible. Unfortunately, if a move is made without paying attention to one of the most important, yet non quantifiable job satisfaction indicators out there, the candidate is just asking for trouble. Consider these ...

    Posted at October 26, 2011 | By : | Categories : Cultural Fit,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • When is the best time to start looking for a new job?

    Love this article. I think Luke is right on here. It never hurts to keep your eyes and options open. If nothing else, you have the opportunity to build another connection, dialogue on current issues facing your industry and potentially get inside the walls of your competition from a product and a business plan perspective. I do a lot of work in the employee benefit arena and making these types of connections early is parallel ...

    Posted at October 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • 8 Most Common Interview Questions – With 8 Best Answers

    The following is a nice article that highlights some of the questions you might be asked through the interview process. The questions are rather generic but I like that because they are often asked in a variety of ways and the generality used here should help spur thoughts about other ways they might come up. Just make sure to practice your responses to each. You get one shot…nailing the answers to these questions could really ...

    Posted at October 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview | 0 Comment
  • So, What Is Wrong With Polyester Shorts and Tube Socks Anyway?

    A few months ago, I was forced to go through some dresser drawers that I hadn’t touched in a long – ok, a long, long time - and what I found was shocking! There, in the bottom of the drawer were some old tennis shorts and tube socks I had worn when I played competitive tennis many years ago. I had to laugh because I could not believe we actually wore that stuff back then. ...

    Posted at October 4, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview,Job Search,Resume,Staying Current | 0 Comment