Archive for 2009

  • Why Become an Expert in One Area?

    By on December 30, 2009

    Corbett Barr wrote a terrific post on about how passion and focus will land your next career. Corbett...

  • 3 Unemployed Habits to Avoid

    By on December 29, 2009

    Colin Daymude – a CareerRealism expert – compares jobseeking to a diet, and claims that many jobseekers are binging...

  • Four Topics to Avoid in your Cover Letter

    By on December 9, 2009

    Cover letters are important. They’re a chance to show an employer how you’re different from other jobseekers in your...

  • What to Take to an Interview

    By on December 7, 2009

    So you get the interview you’ve been wanting. You know you need to dress professionally and show up on...

  • Keep Those Connections Strong

    By on December 3, 2009

    Networking is the key to landing your next job. So the last thing you should do is jeopardize your...

  • When is the Best Time to Recruit?

    By on November 29, 2009

    When is the best time to recruit?  Ideally you want to be recruiting when lots of good candidates are available, paying...

  • Why You Should Turn Off Those Cell Phones!

    By on November 18, 2009

    While you’re trying to defeat those nerves you feel before going for an interview, you may forget a few...

  • Your Best People Are Getting Calls

    By on November 16, 2009

    I just spoke with someone we placed last year.  The good news is that she is happy and thriving, likes...

  • Great Recruiting is Useless …

    By on November 16, 2009

    Many people think the reason to engage a search firm is to get help with recruiting.  Well, maybe that approach...

  • Important Questions to Ask in an Interview

    By on November 13, 2009

    When you’re up for a job interview (either phone or in-person) the employer is bound to ask “Do you...