Monthly Archive for June, 2016

: June, 2016

The job gap explanation

A job gap can happen to anyone who has been employed, and at some point in your career it’s most likely going to happen to you. When it does, you need to know how to handle an explanation with confidence. Most candidates are uncomfortable when trying to defend a gap of time in their employment

How to impress an interviewer with non-verbal language

Non-verbal language can send volumes of information about you in a matter of seconds and without being aware of it you could be sending red flags before a single word is ever spoken. Research findings support that over two-thirds of the way you communicate is through non-verbal language combined with the tone of your voice

Three camps of job seekers: Which one are you?

Last week a job candidate described the most difficult aspect of her search was getting it started. The thoughts of making calls and sending out resumes kept her from putting her search in motion even though she was aware that a job would not fall in her lap without effort. Lots of people share similar

The undeniable power of charisma

A couple of weeks ago, a job candidate was describing to me how many interviews he was receiving compared to other candidates with similar backgrounds. In fact, he had a total of six interviews whereas others with the same credentials, education and experience were struggling to get just one. Why is that? What did this

Plan for weak ties in your job search

Most people would completely understand if you told them you found your new employer through a close friend. That’s how the majority of job candidates land good opportunities from who they know – right? Maybe. At least starting with who you know is a good first step however job leads can come from different sources