There is a lot of pandering, click-baiting, bad advice on LinkedIn for job seekers which discourages personal responsibility and discernment and instead suggests corporate discrimination (of many sorts) is the root of job-seeker woes. Oleg Vishnepolsky and Liz Ryan are notable viral examples. Their posts attract thousands of comments and likes.
The Ambassador Search Group team has grown by one this week with the onboarding of the talented Lauren Morrison.
We’ve all heard about firms who proudly flog candidates through an intense, convoluted, and long interview process. Their intentions are to be understandable rigorous. These firms have often experienced the pain of a bad hire and have swung far to the other extreme and now conduct numerous interviews, often over five.
We are excited by the safe and happy arrival of Carson Kastning, the newest member of TJ Kastning’s family. Carson is a month old now, gaining weight quickly, and just provided us with his first smile today.
Let me tell you a story about your perfect interview.
You have reviewed all the material you can find on the company and position
You arrive slightly before your interview feeling mentally sharp from your full night of rest
You greet the receptionist with warmth
Sometimes pictures are worth far more than a thousand words. This one might be worth 100,000 words. There are so many lessons and points jam packed here. Contemplate it.
Consummate professionals always seek to leave employers on good terms, regardless of why they are leaving.
Here is a polite letter of resignation you can use/modify at your discretion.
If you demonstrate to a candidate that you can interview in a quick AND competent manner, you will have a significant advantage.
In your initial conversation explain your hiring process and intent of each step…
Few things in life are harder to resist than a large pile of money. The temptation is even greater when the only thing you have to do to get it is... Nothing! This exact situation is experienced by hundreds, perhaps thousands of people every day in the form of a counteroffer designed to keep them from leaving for a different company. Accepting such an offer is unwise and leads to all sorts of problems, the biggest of which I will explain.
The easiest and fastest way to put together a good resume is to use templates. The number one goal of your resume should be to communicate your unique skills, values, and accomplishments as they pertain to making your company and team successful.