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Job Search Horror Stories

With Halloween right around the corner, Dice Insights share a great article by Leslie Stevens-Huffman – “Surviving a Job Hunting Nightmare.”   Hopefully there are not too many of you who have come across these bizarre interview situations.  If you have had these happen to you- or even if you have not- read on- It is […]

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Why Your Resume Isn’t Getting Noticed-

Summer is over and companies are back in hiring mode.  You feel that you have a great resume, however the question is why am I not getting any interview requests?? This article by Mary Eileen Williams conveys what you need to do for each and every (yes each and every) job you apply to. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eileen-williams/better-resume_b_12019044.html If […]

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Prepare for your Digital or Phone Interview

Have an upcoming digital or phone interview? Check out Paul Bailo’s website at http://www.phoneinterviewpro.com for great tips and proven facts that will help you succeed in these interviews. Thank you to Paul for speaking to our Northern Fairfield Professionals Networking group and discussing this valuable insight with our members!

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Why NEVER to Accept a Counter Offer

You’ve gone through the interview process and have ultimately ‘landed’ the job.  You were looking to leave your current employer for some reason or else you would have never wasted your time to interview elsewhere. Upon giving notice to your current employer, they try to entice you to stay- money, benefits- etc.  While that may […]

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Searching for your next IT Job? 12 Questions to ask before accepting.

12 Questions to Ask Before Accepting an IT Job   Published in InformationWeek 8/17/2015 By: David Wagner   The corporate culture in which you’re working is as important as the work you’re being asked to do. Here are 12 questions to help you figure out what kind of workplace you’d be walking into before you […]

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Explaining Your Skills To HR

Great article by Mark Feffer on the importance of your conversations with internal HR or recruiters.  Although these people may not be the ones to dive deep into your technical background, it is essential to take the time to respond to their questions as they typically have strong involvement on how you progress in the interview […]

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“Why Most Companies Never Hire the Perfect Person for the Job”

Great article posted by LinkedIn Influencer, Jeff Haden! https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140902121015-20017018-why-most-companies-never-hire-the-perfect-person-for-the-job We see more and more today that companies are looking at compromising on some of the ‘plus’ skills for a job and really look for that individual who is going to be the best culture fit for the organization for the long term. Maybe some candidates have […]

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Explaining a gap in your CV

Are you struggling to explain a gap in your resume? This article posted by James Caan, emphasizes the importance of being honest and upfront in explaining any gaps throughout your career history.  During those gaps, show what you have been doing (versus just looking for a job)- have you been doing volunteer work, taken classes or […]

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How to Have a Successful Digital Interview

We were lucky enough this week to have Paul Bailo, author of “The Essential Digital Interview Handbook – Lights, Camera, Interview” present to our Northern Fairfield Professionals networking group. Paul opened our eyes to the proper set up to consider for a digital interview (lighting, background, camera and sound quality), along with the appropriate conduct […]

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Why You Might Not Be Getting the Interview

Make it clear to  your next potential employer what you do and how you are going to add value for them- spreading  yourself over too many “jack of all trades” type skill sets, only will confuse them.  Be sure your resume accurately conveys what you have done in relation to their job. http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140114003036-7668018-jacks-of-all-trades-don-t-get-interviews-because?trk=tod-home-art-list-large_0

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