Why Recruiters Don’t Respond To Your Inquiries & What To Do About It

Every job seeker knows that the application process is broken. You do everything you’re supposed to: You research the role and the company. You customize your resume and cover letter accordingly. You submit them into the black hole of applications and wait to hear back. Maybe you even send a follow-up email a week or[…]

The Fine Line Between Standing Out & Being Creepy

The Fine Line Between Standing Out & Being Creepy

  There are a lot of things you can do to stand out and beat your competition. You can ask the interviewer insightful questions that no other candidates have asked, you can think on your feet to answer tricky interview questions better than other candidates, or you can format your résumé in an impactful way that[…]

How to Beat Your Competition in a Video Interview

How to Beat Your Competition in a Video Interview

Video Interviews – Because, What Could Go Wrong? There is only one thing you need to do to beat your competition in a video interview: Be distraction free. Skype and GoToMeeting interviews leave an incredible amount of room for error, so having a distraction-free run will automatically put you in a good light. What could possibly go[…]

16 Questions to End an Interview & Land the Job

  The end of the interview is a great chance to make a lasting impression by asking insightful questions that take the interviewer by surprise and that other candidates have not asked. I like to go into interviews with an arsenal of questions. That way I am guaranteed to have something to ask during the[…]

4 Signs You’re About To Get Fired & What To Do About It

4 Signs You’re About To Get Fired & What To Do About It

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn and was featured in their Careers: The Next Level channel. It has received more than 260,000 views and over 400 comments. If you’re interested, you can join in the conversation here. The original post was also discussed in the BBC Capital column Are you about to be sacked? 4[…]