Candidate Chronicles

11 12, 2011

Make Your First Impression Count

By |2011-12-11T11:29:25-05:00December 11th, 2011|

Congratulations! You have an interview. Whether a recruiter assisted you in obtaining this interview or you earned it through your own efforts, now is the time to put your best foot forward. Many of you have not interviewed for several years and your interviewing skills may be rusty. The [...]

11 12, 2011

Make Your First Impression Count – Part II

By |2011-12-11T11:16:27-05:00December 11th, 2011|

In the last issue of the Candidate Chronicles, we provided suggestions to help you prepare for your next interview. The following continues our discussion of making your first impression count by examining some of the most common and challenging interview questions. When a prospective employer conducts an interview, not [...]

11 12, 2011

When Opportunity Knocks, Is It Knocking for You?

By |2011-12-11T11:15:35-05:00December 11th, 2011|

Maybe you were thinking about a job change when the recruiter called - and maybe not. In any event, opportunity seems to have knocked. Let's assume you are not the proverbial "tire kicker" - the kind of person who likes to check out the market periodically but has no [...]

11 12, 2011

The Road to Perdition Is Paved With Wrong Assumptions

By |2011-12-11T11:11:34-05:00December 11th, 2011|

Many years ago, the National Safety Council discovered that most accidents do not occur out of ignorance - but rather from false assumptions. For example: "I can read this book and keep my eyes on the road at the same time." "I can skip the safety goggles just this [...]

11 12, 2011

FAQs About Recruiters

By |2011-12-11T11:08:48-05:00December 11th, 2011|

Recruiting often seems to be a mysterious process. Candidates wonder how they can best "use" a recruiter … how they can get a recruiter's attention … why recruiters aren't calling them back … and so forth. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions of Sanford Rose Associates [...]

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