Got there are 9 sharp. Talked for a few mins, showed me around, did all the paperwork...I start next week. Recommendations do mean a lot.
Below is a calculator to determine what a 'living wage' would be in your location. Do you think this is accurate?
Jobcase believes every employer should help provide either a living wage or a pathway to it. We understand that not every job will be able to pay a living wage. But we believe employers should provide one of the following 3 cases for every job:
a) provide a living wage
b) if providing a sub-living wage, THEN provide an internal... see more
I had a great phone interview today with a very nice recruiter for a job that paid A LOT less than I was making. I told her I’m not concerned about the pay. I’m looking for a job that I can apply my knowledge and skills to.
I even asked her, what about my resume prompted you to interview me. She said it was extremely well written (it ought to be. I’ve revised it 1,000 times!), and it showed that I can do projects from start to finish.
She said... see more
I have been searching for a new job since the beginning of June. I have over 12 years in administrative experience. I am getting interviews but then get ghosted. Even by staffing agencies. One job stated that they went with another applicant as they live closer to the business. A staffing agency emailed me and said they would have to dig deeper to find something appropriate for me. I've had only 2 jobs in the past 13 years. Due to hard work &... see more
Are they supposed to ask you why you got fired or let go from your previous job? I hope to the gods they aren’t I’m so nervous
I have been unemployed for about 7 months now. I left my previous job because it was a very toxic environment lacked of respect. I have been in so many interviews and everytime hey asked why I left I always said I'm looking for a professional environment. I don't know I'm awsering wrong. I change my tactic and I'm saying something else. My last interview I was asked if I have kids I said no. And I was asked if I'm planing to have... see more
I recently asked six different recruiters and hiring managers to tell me what the biggest mistake applicants make during the interview process is. If they repeated a mistake given by the preceding recruiter/hiring manager, I asked them to give me a different mistake.
Here are the six mistakes that could end an interview, or lead an applicant to not get a second interview/job offer...
1) Being Unaware That it's an Interview, Not an Interrogation... see more
Good Morning and Happy Wednesday.
It is that time of the year when we start to panic over the next couple of weeks. Before you know it the holidays have come and gone, what are you doing to prepare for the New Year? With such demand for people to deal with, it's supposed to be a time to celebrate? How are you dealing with it?
Are you setting goals that are too high to achieve for yourself? These are just a couple of questions I ask myself when... see more
I have had several phone interviews in the past few weeks. One in particular has me very upset. I spoke with someone interviewing for
company x. The interview went great. She told that I was what the company was looking based on skills I possess. She told me I would be receiving information on when to come in for a face to face interview. She wanted to know when will I be able to start and we even discussed salary. I was excited. After a... see more
To land the interview, it takes more than just a solid resume. Out goes the old traditional job search where companies look at a resume, picks a few candidates to interview and hire one person from that process. Nowadays companies are strapped for time and hiring power to look at stack of resumes.
Today companies identifying potential candidates by other means, such as :
*Reference/Background Check - Your references may be checked before the... see more
I can't stress enough how crucial is it for a potential candidate to stand out in some positive or memorable way - preferably both. Not every method will work on everyone but here are a few things you can do before you apply any out of the box ideas.
Do your homework - Going to an interview fully prepared with the knowledge of the company's background will show any hiring manager that you are interested and willing to do the work that is... see more