How to Figure Out Whether Your Values Align With a Prospective Employer’s

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By Elizabeth Yubo-Lifehacker So you have hit the point in your job search when you’re asked to interview with a prospective employer. Considering how many applications are either ignored or filtered out before they make it in front of an actual human, getting an interview is itself a win. By now you’re probably familiar with… read more

How to Communicate Your Value to Potential Employers

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– Abigail Baker is a writer for Faxage, the value leader in the internet fax service space.   Everyone who works for a living is conscious of what general value they bring to the table. It happens naturally, and our work ethic begins from the moment we decide to set our alarms to wake up… read more

6 ageist interview questions and how to respond

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By Daniel Bortz – Ladders In a survey by the career counseling site CAREEREALISM, of the 55% of professionals that identified as “seasoned workers” or “mid-life career changers,” 87% responded that they think age discrimination is hurting their job search. Certain industries are especially tough for seasoned workers. In the technology sector, for instance, baby boomers and… read more

5 interview red flags to look for to ensure you don’t end up in a toxic work environment

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By Courtney Connley – CNBC Interacting with a toxic boss or colleague, or working in a stressful environment, can have a huge impact on the trajectory of your career. In fact, nearly 1 in 5 employees have left their job in the last five years due to toxic workplace culture, according to research from the Society… read more

5 Expert Tips for Winning Your Next Remote Interview

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By Nate Swanner – Dice So long as social-distancing measures remain intact across the country, the majority of job interviews will take place remotely, either via phone or a video-conferencing platform such as Zoom or Skype. Although a video interview shares a number of similarities with an in-person meeting, there are crucial differences that you… read more

10 Things That Instantly Make Me Want to Hire a Job Candidate, According to Recruiters

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By Una Dabiero – FairyGodBoss Looking for a secret weapon to job search success? It can be difficult to know what hiring professionals are looking for from job applicants beyond a stellar application. That’s why we decided to ask. Here are 10 things that candidates do that make hiring professionals immediately want to hire them,… read more

Executive Interview Questions And Answers: Gaining A Seat In The C-Suite

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By Chris Westfall – Forbes When you’re interviewing for an executive-level position, especially a place in the C-Suite, the conversation is different. The questions are different. And the way you answer those questions is the key to differentiating yourself. Here are four ways to prepare for that C-Suite executive interview, followed by three of the… read more

Advice From A Career Coach On How To Stay Positive During A Difficult Job Search

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By Cheryl Czach – Forbes Admittedly, this is a difficult time to be unemployed. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, “Unemployment rose higher in three months of COVID-19 than it did in two years of the Great Recession.” In numbers, that means 14 million additional unemployed Americans between February 2020 and May 2020. This… read more