When the conversation turns to compensation, many job applicants get nervous or uncomfortable and are reluctant to talk about the kind of salary and benefits they expect for a position. These mistakes can cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of your career. Here are the three most common ones -- and tips on how to avoid them.
Job-search follow-up at the minimum means sending thank you notes, but most people don't even do that. Good follow up can be the difference.
Advice for confidently dealing with the age issue.
The questions you ask in an interview can help you OR knock you out of the running.
You know the question is coming. But so few candidates do a good job with the question. Here's how to give an honest answer with a real weakness, but still not lose the job over it.
Most HR representatives and headhunters agree on one thing: that few candidates arrive at the interview prepared to answer the one question that is almost always asked, “What is your greatest weakness?”
Interviewers increasingly ask "behavioral" interview questions, which require the candidate to give an example of how he/she handled a situation in the past and what resulted from it. Here's an excellent presentation on how to prepare for those questions.
Could these words be costing you your dream job?
People can strengthen their chances of changing part-time positions into full-time jobs by applying the following seven steps.
Here's Victoria Pynchon's advice for what you should avoid saying when negotiating your salary or asking for a raise. It's aimed at women, primarily, but it's good universal advice.