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Interview Prep 102

October 26, 20202 min read

Interview prep 101 is practising answering questions about your work history, accomplishments and goals.   Interview prep 102 is practising the questions you ask of the interviewer. This is an often over looked part of the process but can set you apart from your competition. If you have done your due diligence and researched the company, interviewer etc. you should…

“You Guys”

October 19, 2020

I admit to being a grammar grouch. You can turn me off pretty quickly If I have advertised a position with a six-figure remuneration and you call saying “I seen your ad”. Or another favorite “are you guys hiring?” No excuse for either but let’s start with “you guys”. I hear it all the time in so many situations and…

Dressing for a Zoom Interview

October 12, 2020

You have probably seen those ads where people on a zoom meeting are business dress on top but PJ’s on the bottom. Amusing however while that might work in a meeting it won’t for a job interview. Prepping for a job interview is key to success. Definitely do your research and be prepared with some good questions that show you…

Should I stay or should I go?

October 6, 2020

This is a question I am frequently asked and more so during what I like to call “The Great Pause”. Candidates who are not satisfied in their current position are reluctant to initiate a job search in this climate. One of the concerns often expressed is, if they were to receive a job offer is it wise to jump into…

What do you do?

October 2, 2020

My answer to that question, “I’m a recruiter” is generally greeted with a blank stare and so I follow up by saying, “a head hunter, I find people for jobs and jobs for people”. Then I get the obligatory “oh then you can find me a job”, followed by chuckles. The reality is most people don’t have any idea the…