A question I get a lot is ” Should I write a Thank You note after an interview – and when?” My answer is YES! Here’s the best way to follow up after an interview.
Have you ever had that sinking feeling that you misunderstood an interview question, or went down the wrong path while answering? It’s a horrible feeling, especially if you really want that position. You can recover though, and Julia shows you how.
By Guest Blogger, Diane Pleuss Have you been downsized or looking to get back into the work world? There are opportunities, but it may take longer. There are fewer positions. There is more competition. Companies are being extra cautious. Age discrimination is still a factor. You may be asked to do more with less. Or […]
Are you thinking about relocating for a job? There are opportunities out there, and if working somewhere else appeals to you, then start preparing now. Check out Julia’s tips to build the network you are going to need to find that right job.
Some years ago, I joined a group of women to go rock climbing in the Adirondack mountains of New York State. I’ve hiked and camped in that beautiful mountain range for years, and somewhere near Saranac Lake I discovered the incredible physical and mental challenge of using nothing more than my hands and feet to […]
In Part 1 of my Workplace Communication series, we talked about the different types of verbal communication patterns that prevent professionals from clearly articulating themselves. But the way we write plays a critical role in making sure we effectively convey our messages. Over the last three months, more people than ever are working remotely, and […]
Negotiation of any kind is stressful for a lot of people, negotiating salary and compensation are downright scary. As in most things, being clear about what you want and preparing ahead of time for the conversation leads to a much more successful outcome. We’ve compiled a few scenarios to help you think ahead about the […]
College Students and Recent Grads It’s not as bleak out there as you think – companies are still hiring but you have to be committed to using your network to help you out. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile, or haven’t updated it recently – DO IT NOW! Our Recent College Grad expert […]
No doubt, your life has been turned upside down in the past few months. If you’re out of work, or if your job has become unstable, you’re probably thinking, “Sure, I want to find a new job—but how?” Let’s start with what NOT to do. If are working from home and also in the throes […]
Practice Makes Perfect! Be prepared for your video interview by practicing your answers and creating the professional persona you want them to see, for a smooth and effective interview. Be confident in your preparation by making sure all these steps are done well ahead of your interview. Once you begin to prepare, you’ll feel […]