Wow the Hiring Manager When Interviewing

Wow the Hiring Manager on your Job Interview

Interviewing can be nerve racking to say the least. It is probably up there in the top 10 least favorite things to do for most of us. You may have read some tips on our blog regarding doing well when interviewing. An important piece of the puzzle besides preparing your responses, is knowing your audience. If you can determine who are the key players you will be meeting with, you …

What Recruiters Look for in Job Seekers NYC

What Recruiters Look for in Job Seekers

Recruiters have a difficult job. They have tight deadlines to meet in order to fill a position. Many recruiters compensation in part or all of it is based on successful placement of a candidate. For each role they fill, there are hundreds or even thousands of job applicants. So what do recruiters and hiring managers look for in job seekers? Consistency With the information they have, recruiter must assess whether …

Stop Procrastinating, Find Your Dream Job NYC

Stop Procrastinating, Find Your Dream Job

It’s natural to put things off from time to time and focus more on activities that you enjoy. It’s common to avoid the tasks you may not take pleasure in. Unfortunately, there are several activities we must do that we don’t necessarily feel motivated to move forward with. Procrastinating can sometimes be associated with fear of change. You are in a job that you know is going nowhere, you look …

What You Might Overlook in Your Professional Resume

What You Might Overlook in Your Resume

Your resume is your number one, I repeat number one marketing tool in your job search. Having said that, did you give your resume the attention it deserves? If you can answer that question yes, with 100 percent certainty, you are on your way to getting the job you want. If you hesitate, then it’s time to get back to the drawing board and give your resume the thoughtful time …

Tips to Get Hired Over 40

Tips for Job Searching Over 40

So, you are over 40 years old and want to put your best foot forward competing in the job market to get hired. You have a wealth of experience and a great deal to offer your next company. Perhaps you are excited about this new chapter, perhaps a bit nervous. That’s understandable but you must keep in mind, a company can benefit a great deal from your experience. So how …

Why Invest in a LinkedIn Makeover NYC

Why Invest in a LinkedIn Makeover?

An optimized LinkedIn profile goes a long way in your job search. Data shows that over 80% of recruiters use LinkedIn to identify, evaluate and network with potential candidates. That’s a significant number and it continues to increase year over year. There are a number of benefits to a LinkedIn makeover.  It’s critical to have a strong social media presence in order to compete in this competitive job market. Simply …

4 Unconventional Stress Relief Strategies NYC

4 Unconventional Stress Relief Strategies

Stressful situations happen every day and are all around us. There are steps you can take to prevent some of these stressful moments, You cannot eliminate them all. What you do have control over is how you handle these circumstances and if you can take steps toward healthier responses. Therefore coping with every day life stresses can be a challenge, from work stresses to family to financial concerns, it can …

Goal Setting for your New Job NYC

Setting Goals for Your New Job

Starting a new job can be exciting and it can also be a bit overwhelming. You are in a new environment where you have to prove yourself all over again. Typically, you don’t really know anyone in this new company. You want to establish a reputation and do well for the company and yourself. There’s so much to learn about the company, your role and establishing relationships and realistic goals …

The Positive Side of Losing Your Job NYC

The Positive Side of Losing Your Job

Losing your job can be devastating. You’ve dedicated so much of your time and energy into your job. You made personal sacrifices and always performed at your best. It may have been completely unexpected or there could have been some early warning signs. Either way, losing your job is difficult. You wonder what do I do now? I’ve been doing this job spending most of my waking hours at work …

Understanding Your Job Offer NYC

Understanding Your Job Offer

Understanding your job offer and making the right decision for you is the most difficult part of your job search. You finally received a job offer that you are excited about after so many interviews. When a job offer is extended, salary and bonus are the main thing that gets discussed. There are so many other important elements to a job offer that you want to make sure you understand …