BOSTON (MainStreet) — Their retirements may be decades away, but 20-somethings are already doubtful they will have enough saved to sustain their golden years.
Only 18% of Americans ages 20-29 are confident they will have enough money to live comfortably when they are ready to retire, found a survey by The ... Continue Reading
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Job interviews usually close with the same five words: “Do you have any questions?” It may sound benign, but for a job applicant, it can feel like the moment of truth.
By this point, the employer has read your cover letter and resume, corresponded with you by e-mail ... Continue Reading
DON’T RUSH YOURSELF
Sometimes when we feel like we’ve had enough, we are ready to throw in the towel right then and there and hope for the best. But there is no guarantee we’ll find a job before our money runs out.
HAVE A PLAN
This included sending out a number of resumes ... Continue Reading
In my experience the way to cope with any interview is to be prepared, and group interviews are no exception, in fact being more prepared will certainly be to your advantage.
So, how do you get prepared? Well knowing what to expect is a start. Group interviews involve a group of ... Continue Reading
There are many jobseekers who are thinking hard to figure out how the employers select resumes for interviews. By knowing the secrets behind how the employers select the resume, we can focus on the correct strategy to get job interviews.
In this article, I am going to tell you 3 inside ... Continue Reading
Drawing on my time in the Dragons’ Den or when interviewing candidates for my private equity firm Hamilton Bradshaw, I’d like to share a number of ‘dos and don’ts’ with readers seeking to improve their interview performance
By James Caan
Published: 6:30AM GMT 25 Mar 2010
Everybody knows the fundamental rules ... Continue Reading
THE beginning of this new year — after a very difficult 2009 for job seekers — offers a good opportunity to review and fine-tune every element of an employment search, from résumés to thank-you notes.
While you may be doing almost everything right, neglecting or mishandling just one or two ... Continue Reading
When someone is good and thoughtful enough to give you feedback what are they telling you?
As a job seeker most of us try to find a position that will be a really good fit with our past experience and skill set. Sometimes companies may have multiple positions for ... Continue Reading
For those candidates who are unsuitable for the position they applied for, it’s common courtesy to send a rejection letter. I’m not sure it’s the best practice to send a rejection letter for each of those jobs for which they applied and are not suitable.
A candidate with an ... Continue Reading
Graduate unemployment is at its highest for 12 years and undergraduates have
their work cut out competing for roles in their chosen sector, experts say
By Richard Tyler
Published: 6:02PM GMT 19 Nov 2009
Architecture and construction graduates have been affected particularly badly,
with the percentage of last summer’s ... Continue Reading