Archive for July, 2011

“I Know What I Don’t Want…”

When I ask job seekers to give me an idea of what they want to do, what I often hear in return is…”well, I know what I don’t want.” Sound familiar? I have good news for those who can identify with the above. If you know what you don’t want, you know more about what […]

Give Me An Example Of…

You know those interview questions that start off with “give me an example of…?” Give me an example of a problem you faced and how the situation was resolved. Give me an example of a situation where you didn’t get along with someone and how you handled it. When I conduct practice interviews questions like […]

Unemployment Numbers

Unemployment numbers…they’re up, they’re down, they’re up, they’re down, they’re stagnant, they’re up, they’re down… I’m sure I’m not the only one with a kink in my neck trying to keep track of it all. This week we are firmly in the “up” category. The official percentage is 9.2. I suspect the actual number is […]