Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Do I Stand Out Against the Competition?

Dear Desperate to Stand Out, You really hit the nail on the head. Competition’s tough across the board and tech is leading the way. Your first step to getting noticed is to get in the right mindset. What does that mean? Don’t think like a recruiter, but more like a marketer. Your product is your […]

The Ultimate Interview Guide: 30 Prep Tips for Job Interview Success

Spend a few hours learning everything you can about the company—from as many sources as you can. Talk to friends and contacts, read current news releases, and, yes, spend some time on Google. Often, candidates just look at the information a company is pushing out via the website and social media, but fail to look […]

I’m a Career Coach and Here’s What I Learned When I Had to Job Search

As a career coach, I spend a lot of time working with professionals to make the jump from one role to another, offering advice and guidance across all parts of the job search. Recently, I had the chance to really practice what I preach. After spending five and a half years as a management consultant, […]