Oct, 2012

Which Is More Important: Skill Set or Mindset?

Skill Set vs. Mindset

Job seekers come into an interview with a unique viewpoint or angle they want to show to the interviewer. Likewise, employers have something they are looking for in potential employees. However, the big question is: Will your skill set or mindset get you the job?

Oct, 2012

Interviewing for a Low-Paying Job

Low-Paying Job Offer

In a tough economy, there are limited options for job seekers. After you’ve been out of a job for a while, your savings are almost gone and bills are piling up. It seems like the best option you have is to interview for a low-paying job. So, what do you do?

Oct, 2012

Five Silly Job Search Beliefs

Job Search BeliefsEveryone has a superstition that they believe in. Likewise, there are things people believe in during a job search—and they’re not always reasonable.

Oct, 2012

Don’t Let Fear Get in the Way

Interview FearThere are a lot of things that can get in the way of the road to success, but none is bigger than fear. Fear limits people’s ability to do anything about their situation. It gets in the way of any chance of progress. When you overcome that fear, however, it will empower you to achieve your dreams.

Sep, 2012

Job Search – 5 Reasons to Feel Good

good job searchIn the midst of an intense job search, it’s easy to get caught up in all of the emotions and end up frustrated or overwhelmed. There is so much happening that you don’t have any control, and you can feel the negative emotions building up.

Don’t let the job hunt get you down. Here are several reasons why you can feel good about your job search.

Sep, 2012

5 Mistakes That Interviewers Make

Interviewer MistakesHiring is a big decision for any company; it can either help a company to prosper or hold it back. Before hiring, interviewers sift through applicants carefully in order to hire the best one. Still, even though hiring someone is a big decision, managers make mistakes in their interviewing, leading to bad hires. Here is a list of common interviewer mistakes:

Sep, 2012

How to Handle a Bad Interviewer

Types of Bad InterviewersEveryone is unique and different in their own way. Interviewers, like job seekers, have different personalities. There are good and bad interviewers, and sometimes you will face a bad one. So, what should you do when faced with a bad interviewer? Below is a list of the types of bad interviewers and how you can turn the situation around.

Sep, 2012

3 Bad Excuses for Failing Your Job Search

Job Search ExcusesYou are at the point of your career where nothing seems to be going right, you feel that you are doing your best and yet that is still not enough. Are you really doing your best or perhaps making excuses for failing to get hired.

This is a look at some of the terrible reasons of job seekers for failing their job search:

Sep, 2012

Power of Vocabulary in Interviews

Interview VocabularyComing to an interview, it is expected to be well dressed, have prepared answers to common interview questions, and have a copy of your resume; these are all equally important in impressing an interviewer and showing that you are a worthy candidate. However, all of these common practices will not be enough—if you really intend to ace an interview, look at your vocabulary.

Sep, 2012

Work Habits that Could Put You Back on the Job Market

Bad Work HabitsWhen you are employed, it’s easy to relax and forget about the hardships of not having a job, which can lead to bad habits in the workplace. If you don’t want to go back to the job search, here are some habits that you should avoid.