For most of the last 16 years, I have built a career as a branch/store manager with different companies in the building materials industry. However, the last of those companies I worked for closed my branch at the end of 2018. I immediately began a search for a new position but nothing presented itself right away so I took a commission only sales position with a local roofer to gain some new skills and see the other side of the business. I have... see more

Like safety in Construction or other jobs that you have applied for or will in the future... Keep your head up and... see more

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Employer ghosting is frustrating to say the least and not a good business practice.

I believe recruiters sometimes are inundated with applications and interviews and inevitably ghosting can happen.

I like to use post-interview follow-ups as opportunities to both thank the interviewer for their time and reiterate interest in the role, but also use the opportunity to nudge the interviewer to take action and keep yourself top of mind with them.

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My oldest son has an odd opinion on ghosting/2 week notice policies. He says employers will fire you/let you go... see more

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James Wilson
I kind of agree though some employers will give a two weeks severance, so that is a consideration... see more

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Jobs are always asking for experience... What if you have none yet you have more of a desire to work and learn than those with experience. How do you tell a potential employer to take a chance on you ?

If your trying to enter an industry that requires a degree or significant experience in that field your going to... see more

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