posted on February 2nd, 2011
You are a great job candidate, and you have a job interview with a financial firm in Boston. You walk into the interview. Here are things that you, a job candidate, would never do.
posted on January 24th, 2011

Positioning Yourself as the Best Fit for the Job

Right now, hiring managers want to take the path of least risk and resistance when hiring candidates. They are seeking as close to the perfect match as possible. As a job candidate, this means that you need to score a 10 out of 10, not just a very good 8 out of 10.

There are two things you can do to help you move toward being the best match.

posted on January 23rd, 2011
You lost your job. It is, by necessity, a change moment in your life. Many people are tempted to “take time off” to evaluate their lives and determine what direction they should be taking. Sometimes, a little introspection can be healthy; however, I wouldn’t recommend introspection over starting your job search. Let me share with you three big reasons why taking time off before revving up the job search is a mistake.
posted on January 20th, 2011

You are a good candidate caught in a difficult employment market. You do all the right things. You work closely with your recruiter, network with your connections, and respond to open positions like a hawk. Your recruiter calls to discuss a contract financial analyst position in New York. No thanks. You are focused on finding the best permanent position.