Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Why did they ask that question in the interview?

Here is an article that I found that I thought was worth looking at. The title is a little too slighted for me but you should be aware of what HR folks can and cannot ask you in your interview.

I wouldn't suggest being too closed off in the interview despite this. Anyway, click here to read the article.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Forbes' mistakes to avoid in your job search


I enjoyed this article from Forbes.com on mistakes to avoid on your way to greatness and happiness.

If you're going to be successful in your job search, you will definitely want to avoid these mistakes.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Can employers use social media against you?

When you're looking for a job many companies are checking your social media, whether you like it or not. In fact, some employers are trying to monitor their employees' social media including getting their login info. Read this article on social media login requests from employers.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

How should you ask for time off during the interview process?

Believe it or not, but you may very well find yourself in this situation someday. Maybe you already have. You are making a job change but you have plans for time off already set in stone. So how do you bring that up during the interview process?

The first question precedes this. Should you even share that at all? I've had many candidates bring this up throughout the years. What do you think?