Have you or someone you know found yourself unexpectedly unemployed? Laid off, downsized, fired…whatever the official reason, you are suddenly uprooted from a job that seemed relatively secure. The issue of severance pay may figure prominently into how you cope with your dismissal and subsequent job search.
The Class of 2017 is now home and ready to put their newly earned degrees to work. Job market newbies need to bring their best game to the interview. Here are some tips so you WILL get the offer, instead of being passed over. Learn from these proven mistakes.
You had a great interview and you’re waiting for the job offer. Your prospective employer calls and says, “we just need to check references.” How do you feel?
Price-sensitive companies are sticking tight to budgets, but keeping their wish lists high. They want to hire the qualified candidate who can offer them the best return on their investment and are flexing their pocketbooks with less frequency than they did in years past. They want great talent, but at bargain prices.
So, you have decided to make a career change and find a new job. Suddenly you find yourself spending an innate amount of time searching job boards, talking to former colleagues, tweeting members of trade associations, networking with personal contacts and hoping that you will see the perfect job posted online, or that someone you know can suggest something terrific for you through their own circles.