job seekers


Job Search Planning

Job Seekers: Be What They Need, Then Play Hard to Get

Too many job seekers are contorting themselves into a pretzel to desperately please a hiring manager – longingly hoping to be hired. This suck-up-please-approve-me notion is even worse with experienced job seekers. Nothing more nauseating than an experienced person groveling for love from an employer who doesn’t appreciate what they offer. When you seek approval, […]

Job Search Planning

7 Straightforward Reasons You Weren’t Hired

Am I overqualified? Is it my age? I get asked all of the time by job seekers why they weren’t hired for a job they applied for. I heard the story: You’ve been on a number of interviews and sent out more applications than you can count, but still no luck. If you hear back […]

Interview Preparation

7 Lame Reasons HR May Not Call Back After You Rocked the Interview

  I receive emails almost daily from frustrated job seekers asking me what they should do when they don’t receive any follow up from potential employers after a job interview. Frustrated, mad, disappointed, offended, tired… can you relate to any of those feelings? Those sentiments often fill my inbox, along with the question, “What is […]