Posts in "Job Seekers"

How to Discuss Your Weakness

A job interview is your time to make a great impression, so being asked to describe your greatest weakness always feels like a curveball. Expect to discuss this topic, because as much as you hate it, interviewers can’t get enough of it. If it feels like a trick question, that’s because it is. Interviewers don’t […]

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What is Your Work Style? 

More so than ever, employers are really starting to understand the value of cultural fit.A candidate might look amazing on paper, but if they don’t have a personality that aligns with the team, they won’t last. Learning about your work style is a great way for interviewers to decide whether you’re a match for the […]

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Why Shouldn’t We Hire You?

Job interviews aren’t designed to be a walk in the park. Hiring managers use this time to ask hard questions to find the best fit for their team, so expect to be put in the hot seat. One question that tends to fluster candidates is, “Why shouldn’t we hire you?” Since you’re trying to impress […]

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Every job requires its own unique set of skills and experience, but many leadership traits translate well to any position. Certain abilities, such as the capacity to empower people, lead by example and help others resolve their differences are universally beneficial. As an ambitious person, you want to work your way up the ladder, and […]

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You get to choose your job, but you have no control over the people you work alongside. Sometimes you really luck out, and truly enjoy every one of your colleagues, but it doesn’t always go that way — at least initially. If you’re having trouble getting along with a co-worker, this can seriously impact your […]

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Receiving an invitation to interview for a job you really want is always exciting. It’s even more invigorating when the meeting goes well, because you start to envision yourself in the role. Consequently, it’s a huge letdown to find out you weren’t selected — especially if it happens time and time again. Sometimes, the chosen […]

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Working in healthcare is incredibly rewarding, but it also comes with a tremendous amount of stress. The pressure of having patients’ lives in your hands, coupled with the often unavoidable long shifts can cause even the calmest person to feel the heat. As an employer, you’re in a position to help your staff cope with […]

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No matter where you are in your career, someone with a fancy job title has already been in your shoes. As with every job, these people had to navigate their fair share of struggles to get to where they are today, but they persevered. There’s no better way to navigate your career than with guidance […]

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Does Your Resume Use the Best Formatting?

Many job seekers don’t realize this, but there’s more than one way to format a resume. Chances are, yours follows the standard reverse chronological presentation, but that’s not the only way to do it. Tailoring your resume for each job you apply to is a must, and part of this includes choosing the format that presents […]

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If you dread going to work and spend each day in a perpetual state of boredom, it’s time to make a change. Many people devote several years — or even decades — to a certain field, before making the switch to something they’re truly passionate about. Perhaps you chose the wrong career or maybe your […]

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