19 07, 2018

Interviewing? How are your intangibles?

By | 2018-07-18T10:20:31+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Interviews|

With the job market continuing to emphasize skills and credentials, don’t get caught letting your personal brand and the overall quality of your candidacy suffer from poor intangibles. Today’s technical role descriptions are packed with buzzwords and skills, placing significant time commitments on technologists to acquire and maintain those capabilities. In some sectors like computer [...]

12 07, 2018

Interviewing Primer (Interview Prep 101)

By | 2018-07-11T12:08:58+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Interviews|

Interview preparation guides and blogs are not exactly a fresh idea, but a fresh reminder and perhaps a few new ideas never hurt. I’ve got some do’s and don’ts that are part of my regular interview prep coaching. Some ideas are as old as time (or myself) and some are updated a bit for the [...]

28 06, 2018

Looking For an Internship

By | 2018-07-26T11:58:01+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Interviews, Kane Partners|

Are you searching for an internship, but you’re not sure where to start? The most important thing in any job search is having the ability to market yourself and highlight your skills. Yes, it is great to search online and fill out applications, but you could be wasting your time if you’re not searching in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

22 11, 2017

Nail That Phone interview… With These 3 Simple Steps!

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:30+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Interviews|

Time is precious. Hiring managers and HR screeners are stretched and stressed. They need to hire but have no time or too many open requirements to fill. As a result, it is now very common to have your first interview on the phone. Sometimes companies will even elect to have two more interviews by phone [...]

21 11, 2017

Questions You Need to Be Prepared For From Candidates

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:30+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Interviews|

  Wait…. can it be? The perfect candidate? The person has the background and skill set you’ve been looking for as well as the years of experience and they have worked in your industry. They are set for an interview but now you are the one sweating it. How’s that possible? Take a deep breathe [...]