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17 05, 2018

Career Stability: Working for Large or Small Companies

By | 2018-05-17T14:37:47+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Career Articles|

For many candidates company stability and, by extension, career stability is rising as an important factor when making career choices. If this issue is important to you, the question you may be asking is how to best identify and secure something as elusive as stability? A prevailing myth is larger companies offer superior career opportunities, [...]

3 05, 2018

4 Tips for Negotiating the Best Compensation

By | 2018-05-03T10:49:04+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Interviews|

When you find yourself in salary negotiations, circumstances will vary greatly, so good manners and common sense should trump all. However, here are some tips that apply to most situations: 1. Be patient. In other words, don’t rush the negotiating process. Many otherwise promising candidacies have been disrupted and even derailed when the candidate brought [...]

26 04, 2018

Interview Yourself First…

By | 2018-04-25T08:41:01+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Interviews|

Smart candidates work hard to prepare for interviewing. They spend hours on their résumé, seek the help of others, perhaps even pay for a professional service in their effort to create a great résumé. They Google and review the most commonly asked interview questions for the role they are seeking. Perhaps, they even read up [...]

6 04, 2018

Changing Jobs? Check Your Social Media Presence

By | 2018-04-06T15:57:41+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Recruiting Process|

We’ve visited this subject in the past but it is so important, it warrants a second look. The number of social media products we have access to seems to grow every year. There have never been so many ways to have your voice heard!  From sharing some good news, a funny-fantastic picture or video, to [...]

22 03, 2018

Social Media and the Successful Interview

By | 2018-03-22T13:00:12+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Interviews|

With all the social media tools available today, people have never been more empowered to make their voices heard.  Something important just happened? Share it on Facebook! Have a novel thought or clever insight? Tweet it! And why not? We can meet new people and have some fun while getting our-self heard; after all, nobody [...]

15 03, 2018

Resigning with Grace

By | 2018-03-08T15:53:05+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Career Articles|

Congratulations! You’ve just landed that new career opportunity you’ve been seeking.  Things are looking up; your career is moving forward. You’re excited about the new challenge. You’ll be taking on additional responsibilities with the opportunity to learn new and interesting things. All you have to do now is tell your boss you’ll be leaving.  Oh, [...]

22 02, 2018

Interviewing? Share Information In The First Person Singular

By | 2018-03-06T11:02:26+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Interviews|

Our Eagles won the Super Bowl! Best news to hit Philadelphia in quite a while! It was also great listening to the players and coaches share the  fun they had all year in their quest to bring the Lombardi Trophy to the City of Brotherly love. It was fun for them and it was certainly [...]

26 01, 2018

New Year’s Resolutions 2018

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:30+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Just for Fun|

  So I’m thinking about a 2018 roadmap for self-improvement. For me, finding things to improve is not too difficult. On the other hand, finding things that I actually really want to change, to the point of making and keeping a commitment, is a much greater challenge. Compounding the challenge are the noisy atmospherics of [...]

16 01, 2018

LinkedIn – New Year’s Resolution

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:30+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Recruiting Process|

Welcome to 2018! The stock market is exploring new positive territory, we have a new tax code designed to increase the domestic activities of corporate America by encouraging the repatriation of offshore earnings, and a regulatory climate that is friendly to a growing economy. Regardless of how one feels about the way these realities came [...]