Tag Archives: Candidate Advice

Why You Should Consider Interim Employment

In today’s new World of Work, many companies are navigating different ways of approaching how they structure their workforce. Key to this challenge is the contingent workforce, which has pivoted into the limelight during the pandemic as these workers take on a growing number of important jobs. For people who have been displaced from their […]

Starting a New Remote Job During the Pandemic

If you’re starting a new job during the ongoing pandemic, it is likely that you won’t have the customary onboarding experience of even six months ago. Instead of spending a day or two in orientation, meeting your co-workers, picking up your laptop and being taken out to lunch, your introduction to your new job will […]

The Job Interview in a Time of COVID-19

As meeting in close quarters in now viewed as too risky, many employers are canceling all face-to-face interviews. Large global employers, such as Google, LinkedIn, Amazon and Facebook, for example, have completely eliminated in-person job interviews for the foreseeable future to protect both employers and candidates. Upcoming college graduates are also greatly impacted, as demonstrated by accounting […]

How to Get a Job in a New Industry With No Experience

If you are among the millions of people who have lost their jobs during the pandemic, you may also be in doubt about whether your company – or even your industry – will rebound. It may be time for you to consider whether you should switch your job search to a new, more promising sector. […]

How Coronavirus May Impact Your Job Hunt

With the global coronavirus pandemic causing widespread confusion for workers and layoffs happening across industries, you may find yourself in the market for a new job. If you do, it’s best to be as prepared as possible in order to find the right opportunity. Here’s some advice on job hunting during the coronavirus pandemic: First, […]

How to Build a Meaningful Relationship with a Recruiter in Your Industry

To help you find a job in your industry, and especially if it’s in a niche role, having a strong working relationship with a recruiter can be crucial. After all, recruiters have key partnerships with companies and the organizations they represent. If you reach out to them, are personable and demonstrate your capabilities, the recruiter […]

How to Find a Mentor at Work

Whether you’re a new employee looking to find success at the office or still early in your career and hoping to get advice from more experienced co-workers, finding a mentor is a good course of action. After all, having someone to speak with who can discuss your ideas or answer your concerns about work are […]

How to Thrive in a Challenging Work Environment

At some point in your career, you may find yourself working in an environment that’s less than ideal. Maybe your company is undergoing struggles or you have a manager or co-workers who simply don’t support you or others at the office. If that’s the case, it can be demoralizing and difficult to put your best […]

Here’s Why Accepting a Counteroffer May Not be a Good Idea

When you’re just about to accept a strong job offer from an exciting new company, you may run into an obstacle: Your current place of employment doesn’t want you to leave and is offering you a counteroffer. As many industries struggle to find the qualified candidates they seek, businesses are increasingly fighting to retain key […]

How Job Candidates and Interviewers Can Communicate with Each Other Successfully

The job interview is the first opportunity for job candidates and employers to get to know one another in person. It’s a critical step in the recruiting process because it gives employers the chance to learn more about a candidate’s strengths and weaknesses, while also enabling the candidate to see if the job they’re applying […]