How to Nail Your Next Phone Interview

One of the most common interviews today is the phone interview. In fact, more and more companies are using the phone interview to initially screen candidates, or as an alternative to the first round in-person interview.  As reported on Forbes.com, Continue reading How to Nail Your Next Phone Interview

Identifying as a Diversity Hire

As the workplace becomes more global, many companies are recognizing the importance of hiring more diverse candidates. An American Express Open Forum article noted that in a 2012 study, sixty-three percent of senior executives believed that having diversity and inclusion Continue reading Identifying as a Diversity Hire

Can You Use a Tablet in a Job Interview?

When it comes to job searching and interviewing, there are a lot of rules; from your cover letter and resume to accepting an interview and negotiating a salary. Depending on the company you’re interviewing with, it can be hard to determine what’s Continue reading Can You Use a Tablet in a Job Interview?

Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows

You’ve applied for a job, and gone through the interview process. Finally, you’ve heard the words you’ve been waiting for, “We’d like to make you an offer.” Now the salary negotiations begin, and being a good negotiator is not only the Continue reading Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

According to our latest Diversity Jobs Report, over 10 million Americans are currently seeking full-time employment. Combined with factors not within your control — like timing,  management and organizational changes—this statistic means the landscape for securing a good paying job is Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

Supreme Court Takes Middle-Of-The Road Stance Towards Affirmative Action

I heard someone recently say that ending affirmative action would be akin to putting your umbrella away in a rainstorm.  The Supreme Court’s recent decision to uphold using race as a factor in admissions decisions reinforces the idea that while Continue reading Supreme Court Takes Middle-Of-The Road Stance Towards Affirmative Action

The Subtleties of Hiring Decisions: How to Increase Your Likability Quotient?

Hiring decisions can often be more subjective then we realize.  Of course, it’s a matter of meeting the job requirements; but oftentimes it goes beyond this.  When evaluating a potential candidate, interviewers, whether they know it or not, are influenced Continue reading The Subtleties of Hiring Decisions: How to Increase Your Likability Quotient?

Conducting a Winning Interview Checklist Part 2: Items to Consider Taking with You to the Interview

We have provided a list of items that you might need to have or be asked for by the interview. Organizing as much of the following material and information can make the difference of remaining in consideration for the job. Continue reading Conducting a Winning Interview Checklist Part 2: Items to Consider Taking with You to the Interview