Job hunting excuses that just don’t cut it

Job hunting excuses that just don’t cut it

Lately I’ve been trying to help a pal job hunt. The problem is, she’s lazy and has an excuse for everything, even for minor problems which there are obvious, easy solutions. For her, and for the rest of you, here are a few destructions of your excuses not to look for a job. Now get ... more

Making the Shortlist for your Job Application

Making the Shortlist for your Job Application

Have you ever applied for a job which you thought you were perfect for, only to find out that you’ve not been called for an interview? Disappointment much? Perhaps, like me, you dealt with your disappointment by rationalizing that the competition was simply too great, or by fuming at the hiring manager’s inability to recognize ... more

Turn Down a Job Offer without Burning Bridges

Turn Down a Job Offer without Burning Bridges

Breaking up is hard. Especially when “breaking up” means declining a job offer that you’ve worked hard to get. You know who it’s even harder on? The hiring manager. They went through the tedious process of selecting, screening, and finalizing candidates. That being said some candidates have zero clue as to how to turn down ... more

Thank you Letters

How to Win the Job with the Perfect Thank You Letter

  Job interviews are a big investment of your time. You researched the company and role, scoured your resume for the perfect talking points to match you to the position and cleared your schedule to meet with the hiring manager. But your interviewers made a time investment in meeting with you, too, and if you ... more