How Can You Tell Layoffs Are Coming NYC

How Can You Tell If Layoffs Are Coming?

Staying at a company long term used to be more common than it is today. Company restructuring used to be less common. Now, layoffs happen on a more regular basis and sometimes company do layoffs in the thousands all at once. It can be scary. The important thing is if you were subject to a layoff, would you be prepared? Getting let go from your job can be devastating, however …

Tips to Explain Job Hopping NYC

Tips to Explain Job Hopping

Recently we addressed tips to avoid job hopping. The logical next question is “What if I’ve already done some job hopping, how should I explain job hopping during the job interview? Some people job hop because they are looking for promotional opportunities they may not find in their current company. Some individuals feel unhappy in their current role and believe there are better opportunities elsewhere. During the interview process, if …

Tips to Avoid Job Hopping NYC

Tips for Avoiding Job Hopping

Your parents or grandparents may have worked for the same company for 20 or 30 years. That is less common today for many reasons. Many companies do not expect you to work your entire life for the same company. However, they may frown upon what is considered frequent job hopping. There’s no standard definition of what is job hopping. It varies from person to person. It can affect you in …

Why A Professional Resume May Get You A Higher Offer

Why A Professionally Written Resume May Get You A Higher Offer

Perhaps you are out of work and are carefully watching your money until you find your next job. Although it’s important to budget and be practical with your finances, especially if you are unemployed, there are a number of reasons why you should invest in a professionally written resume. You pay to get your taxes done, you pay for investment advice, you pay for a number of professional services within …

Tips to Reenergize Your Search NYC

Tips to Reenergize Your Search

All aspects of your online presence matter when conducting a job search. Social media makes it so much easier to promote yourself but it’s imperative that you do so wisely. Everything you put out there online creates your image and it’s an excellent platform that you should take full advantage of. You need to present yourself in a confident and professional manner in order to reenergize your search. Be Specific …

Mistakes to Avoid When You Negotiate Salary NYC

Mistakes to Avoid When You Negotiate Salary

Salary negotiations is a critical part of the job search process. You want to negotiate salary from a position of strength. There are some common mistakes you should avoid when you negotiate salary for your next job. Making a good salary can give you the freedom to do so many things. It can help you pay off debt, travel more, save for retirement or a rainy day and stop worrying …

Tips for Questions to Ask About Corporate Culture

Questions to Ask During Your Job Interview

It may not feel this way, but a job interview is a two way street. They are learning more about you and your fit for the role. You should find out more about this company, what they offer you, if your values align with the company and will you will fit in with their corporate culture. After applying for so many positions and finally getting the call for an interview, …

How to Help Your Adult Kid Find A Job NYC

How To Help Your Adult Kid Find A Job

There are many ways parents can help their adult kid entering the job market in healthy ways that still allow them to maintain their independence and do it on their own. I do have client’s parents call me regarding resume writing services and interview preparation. They’re very nice people who want the very best for their children as they venture out into new careers. They want to help their kids …

4 Tips To Save if Experiencing Job Loss

4 Tips to Save and Be Prepared If Experiencing Job Loss

You work hard and are dedicated to your company so you don’t really expect to experience job loss. Often, job loss may have nothing to do with performance. It could be a result of a merger or acquisition, operations moving elsewhere or a number of other reasons that affect your employment status. Expected or not, it’s critical to financially plan for that rainy day so to speak in the event …

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 …