Posts Tagged: Job Search Tips
Job Seekers Beware! Five Things That Can Scare Hiring Managers Away
The thought of looking for a new architecture, engineering, or construction job might seem scary. After all, it can be a tedious, time consuming and nerve-racking process. However job seekers often forget to consider how they could be thwarting their own efforts. Just as they are evaluating potential employers, hiring managers are trying to find the Read more »
How to Determine Whether You are a Good Match for a Company’s Culture
When interviewing for a new job, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment, trying to say all the right things in order to impress the hiring manager. However, you are interviewing the company too. Even when a job seems perfect, it’s important to determine whether the company is a good cultural fit as Read more »
Professional Associations are a Great Resource for Job Seekers
There are countless associations available for professionals to join. Some are industry specific, some target particular demographics, and they range in size, cost and exclusivity. The key is to not only pick the right association(s) for your goals and but also utilize the membership(s) effectively. Four Reasons to Augment Your Job Search Efforts with Memberships Read more »
References Can Make or Break Your Chances of Getting a Job – Ensure Yours are Positive!
During a job search it is important to be prepared to provide a list of references, should a potential employer make the request. Avoid a last minute scramble by gathering your references as soon as possible. The following will help you compile, vet and prepare a solid list of references to use during your job Read more »
Self-Reflection Enables Job Search Success!
Self-reflection is an important tool at any stage of your career, but it is especially critical when looking for a new job. Without it you could find yourself in a prolonged job search or an undesirable working situation. After all, if you don’t know yourself (your strengths, weaknesses, likes, dislikes, values and goals) how can Read more »
Should You Connect with Your Interviewer on LinkedIn?
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, with more than 380 million members. There’s a good chance that most of your business contacts have a presence on the site, making it a great place to network — especially when you’re searching for a new job. In most cases, it’s appropriate to send a connection request Read more »
3 Tips on Standing Out in an Overcrowded Job Market
Finding a new job that you are truly passionate about is a challenging task ─ one that can feel downright impossible when in competition with many people for just a few positions. If you are looking for a job in an overcrowded market, you have to work hard to be noticed. When countless qualified professionals apply Read more »
Determining if You are Overqualified for an Available Position
You have been seeking a job for a while, reading one job description after another, but nothing has captured your attention. You finally spot a job you would love to do, though you are almost certain you could do it with your eyes closed. Determining whether to apply for a job you may be overqualified Read more »