Job Search Tip #3: Assess your skills

Last week we looked at assessing your work values. Now we’re going to look at assessing your skills. When asked at the interview about your greatest strength, you’ll most likely respond by talking about one or two of the three skill types: technical, transferable, or adaptive (personality). You might address your expertise in C++, market … Continue reading Job Search Tip #3: Assess your skills

7 Interview Tips: What Hiring Managers Really Want From You

It really shouldn't be this way, but interviewing is as unpredictable as New England weather. In article written by the staff at PongoResume.com, Interviewing Tips: What Hiring Managers Really Want from You, hiring manager Michael Neece was interviewed by the staff for his take on what he looks for in job candidates. The answers he gives to … Continue reading 7 Interview Tips: What Hiring Managers Really Want From You

One more argument for volunteering your way to a job

Before you say, "I'm tired of hearing about volunteering," take time to read what I have to say. I've ignored newspaper articles on what's happening in the labor market because, quite honestly, they depress me. But this morning I was drawn to an article that offered no groundbreaking great news; in fact it was dismal. But … Continue reading One more argument for volunteering your way to a job