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  • How to Cancel or Reschedule an Interview

    There is nothing worse for a hiring manager than carving time out of the day to sit with a cleared job seeker who is clearly going through the motions. That is unless it’s waiting as the clock ticks well past the scheduled time of the interview, with no candidate in sight. I… more

  • How a Thank You Can Lead to a Job Offer

    Yes, interviews are much more informal than they were even 10 years ago, but some things remain musts, including follow-up thank yous. That doesn’t mean a hastily written email or a quick “thanks” on the way out the door but rather a proper note on quality stationery or … more

  • The Job May Be Right, but is the Company

    You crafted your resume, aced the interviews and are certain you’ll field a job offer. But do you want to join the company? Is it the right fit for you? Is it the right contract for you? Many Baby Boomers, GenXers and others were conditioned to gratefully accept almost an… more

  • The View from the Hiring Manager’s Desk

    Sure, interviewing for a job is difficult, but so is hiring. It wasn’t until I was a hiring manager that I realized how draining interviews can be from the decision-maker side of the table. Sifting through resumes, setting parameters for screening and shifting my own work… more

  • 7 Steps to a Successful Phone Screen Interview

    What’s the best advice for a successful phone screen interview? Treat it as you would a “real” interview. The purpose of a phone screen is for you and the employer to do an initial review to see if it makes sense to have more in-depth discussions. Some companies have som… more