The Soft Skills I Look for in Every Candidate

May 23, 2017

In the business world, skills can be divided into two distinct categories: technical skills and soft skills. Technical skills are the skills and experience required to do the tasks of a job. Coding, programming, and mechanical knowledge are all examples of technical skills that are required for different careers. Soft skills, meanwhile, are the personal […]

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5 Job Tips You Should Ignore

April 20, 2017

Job hunters are always offered advice by one person or another about the job hunt or interview process. While those dispensing their wisdom mean well, it’s important to remember that not all advice is sage advice. As you sift through their career advice, these are some of the job tips you should cast aside.

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Should You Take That Job Promotion?

November 29, 2016

You’ve worked hard, you knocked the interview out of the park, and then it happened: you were offered a job promotion. Before rushing to accept, there are some important details to consider. Take a look at this list prior to making a decision that could impact the rest of your life.

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How to Prepare for a Job Fair

September 29, 2016

You’ve signed up to attend a job fair and now your nerves are getting the best of you. Don’t worry – that’s normal! You could meet your future employer, and you’ll definitely be making some new career contacts. So how do you get rid of those job fair jitters? You prepare! In my experience recruiting […]

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Software Skills That Help Secure an Interview

June 6, 2016

Software skills are rapidly becoming a critical criteria for job seekers. Today’s businesses are looking for candidates that can hit the ground running, and that means job seekers should strive to align their skill sets with the needs of a prospective employer – a task much easier said than done.

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Interview with a Geek

May 14, 2013

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that many of the top minds and talents in the tech realm lean toward the geekier end of the spectrum. When you’re hunting for IT professionals to staff key positions among your team of techies, geeks are often among the most sought-after candidates. At times, however, interviewing such folks poses […]

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