Monthly archive November, 2012
How to Handle the Second Job Interview

How to Handle the Second Job Interview

Second interviews are the next phase in that conversation called the hiring process.  And when you get closer to your goal of landing the right fit job for you, you can get nervous.  The stakes feel so much higher. I find that my nerves are calmed when I do two things: prepare as well as... ...Continue Reading
7 Simple Ways to Get Great References for a Job

7 Simple Ways to Get Great References for a Job

A client of mine has a second interview scheduled and the employer has already asked for references.  That’s a very positive sign.  I gave her some guidelines for making the most of the reference process. Line up references in advance of your applications and interviews, if you can.  People can be hard to get hold... ...Continue Reading
Hurricane Sandy Fallout for Job Seekers

Hurricane Sandy Fallout for Job Seekers

Here on the East Coast of the US, we are reeling from Hurricane Sandy’s impact. In my town, more than half the households lack power and the main train route into NYC – carrying 50,000 passengers a day – is washed out and not due to reopen for weeks or months.  My friends and family... ...Continue Reading