Posts tagged "hiring managers"

How to Explain Why You Are Leaving Your Present Employer

How to Explain Why You Are Leaving Your Present Employer
  One of the most challenging questions asked in an interview is responding to the question, “Why you are considering leaving your current employer.” Hiring managers are obsessed with getting answers to this loaded question. If not addressed properly, it could cost you a potential job. Companies want to know what issues you have with... Read more »

The 90-Day Job Search

The 90-Day Job Search
With Labor Day quickly approaching, it is time to energize your job search. You have 90-days to get situated in a new job before the holidays, when not much hiring will be done. These next three months are critical in your hunt for a new job. They are the last days of hiring before most... Read more »

Job Search 101

Job Search 101
Let’s assume it has been a few months since your departure from your last job. You have been immersed in the pursuit of looking for a new job while attempting to enjoy your summer days before it is all over. Have you been using your time efficiently?  And have you committed to your job search?... Read more »
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Are You Ready for a Job Interview? (5) Tips for Success

Are You Ready for a Job Interview? (5) Tips for Success
Securing a job interview with a company is only the beginning of the job hunting process. During and after the interviews with the hiring manager is when your work really begins. You need to be prepared for this process and do your homework. It can make the difference in whether you get the job or... Read more »

What Not to Say or Do in Your Job Search

What Not to Say or Do in Your Job Search
Are you close to getting a job, but never quite receive an offer? Has this happened to you frequently? Are you just unlucky or is there something you can do about it? The fact is that companies have their pick of talent these days. Yet, someone is getting the job and they may be less... Read more »

Tips for Employment. Is It Time for an Image Re-haul?

Tips for Employment. Is It Time for an Image Re-haul?
Even though right now it doesn’t feel like spring here in Chicago, it is almost May, the tulips have bloomed and we are close to summer. This is the time of year to do some spring cleaning, which means tossing out the old and changing-up your image. The bottom-line is, no matter how talented or... Read more »
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Waiting for an Offer on a Job? (5) Tips to Make it Work for You

Waiting for an Offer on a Job? (5) Tips to Make it Work for You
We have all gone through the waiting period, where we finally get in for an interview for a job.  We meet with four or five people in the company.  They seem to like us and we are hopeful that we are going to get an offer for the position we applied for.  Then something happens... Read more »

No Job? Don't Apply Here!

No Job?  Don't Apply Here!
My role is to keep you current on information, trends in hiring and tips for your career, job development and update you on business news.  Here’s some disturbing news! According to the National Law Employment Project, there is a distinctive trend surfacing in hiring or I should say “lack of hiring” of job seekers that... Read more »

Tips for Interviewing with HR Directors, Hiring Managers & CEO's

Having been in executive search for 8 years, dealing with CEO’s of companies, HR Directors and Hiring Managers, I found there is a disconnect between all three of these people that are imperative to the success of a company.  They all approach the hiring process differently.  Unless, you have a direct referral into one of... Read more »
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(5) Tips for Getting a Job at a Job Fair!

(5) Tips for Getting a Job at a Job Fair!
Still looking for a job? You are not alone.  With the national unemployment rate “stuck” at 8.8%, many who are still unemployed or underemployed still struggle to find employment. A number of companies appear to be stepping up their hiring, yet there are still too many qualified candidates, for too few jobs. There are a... Read more »