After the structure and support of university and college, finding your first real job might seem like a daunting task. There are so many things to consider: building your CV, researching your ideal jobs, completing the application packages, nailing your interviews, and considering your options. The best way to make sure you don’t get overwhelmed... Continue Reading →
BY RICH BELLIS7 MINUTE READ We’re seeking a creative, experimentally minded, outside-the-box thinker to join our fast-paced, innovative team. According to Laurie Ruettimann, who became a consultant after 12 years in HR and recruiting, job descriptions like these are “generally a lie.” In her experience, “They’re just looking to fill the position with someone who will stay... Continue Reading →
May 20, 2014 by Hannah Morgan Why is it that recent college graduates are having such a difficult time securing a decent job after they graduate? There was an article in Time, which I recommend you read “The Real Reason New College Grads Can’t Get Hired.” There are some interesting theories based on several different surveys. Soft skills... Continue Reading →
AuthorMichael ZhouPosted onApril 25, 2018 Applying for a relevant job profile and successfully completing the selection process is of greatest significance for fresh graduates from their career point of view. However, landing on a preferred job position is easier said than done because there are numerous hurdles in waiting that can disappoint people, especially fresh... Continue Reading →
April 21, 2016 by Hannah Morgan When you are new to job search, it can seem like a complex maze of unfamiliar scenarios. Don’t let requests from a future employer surprise you. Here’s help to prepare for five things employers frequently request. As a new job seeker, your challenge is to respond to new situations adeptly and as knowledgeably as... Continue Reading →
Interviewing is stressful enough. Preparing to answer typical interview questions is a good practice, but what about questions to ask the interviewer?
Liz Ryan , CONTRIBUTOR from Forbes You must bring questions with you to every job interview. Here are three good questions to ask your interviewer: 1. How does this position contribute to the department's — and the company's — success? 2. What will a successful first year in this job look like? What will your new hire accomplish in their first... Continue Reading →
Behavioral interview questions — questions about how you handled various work situations in the past — are so common today that you’re unlikely to sit through an entire interview without fielding at least one. Questions like: How have you overcome obstacles? How have you dealt with conflict in team settings? How have you prioritized your... Continue Reading →