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Job Hunt Homework: What to Do When an Employer Asks You For a Work Sample

Many of us assumed that once we were done with school, we were done with homework. Gone are the days of stressing over assignments that dictate whether we fail or pass at life. We said goodbye forever. Or so we thought.

More and more employers are implementing creative, enlightening ways to assess the skill sets of their pool of candidates. How are they doing this? Work samples.

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4 Reasons Why No One Has Called You After Your Interview

Wouldn’t we all love to know how we did in an interview that same day? If only! Unfortunately, that rarely happens. In fact, not only do you rarely hear the same day, many times a week or two (or longer!) can go by with no response. If/when this happens to you, here are some circumstances that can take place during the hiring process that may be the cause of the delay. We’re counting down the 4 main reasons here.

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Trusted Senior Specialists - Job Interview Advice - 3 Ways To Curve Your Post-Interview Anxiety

3 Ways to Curb Your Post-Interview Anxiety

We all know it doesn’t do us any good to worry about things we cannot control, yet we do it anyway. This is especially true when we’re waiting to hear back from an employer after a job interview. Though our anxiety cannot speed up the process, we spend days and days wondering about “what if’s” that we can not answer.

Well, not anymore! We have an alternative to your usual waiting routine.

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How to Gain the Attention of Hiring Managers During Your Job Search

We’re gearing up for our second Twitter chat “Lunch and Learn”, April 25th at 12pm! We know when you’re waiting to hear back from an organization after an interview, anxiety is high. Join us the last Wednesday of the month as we explore what you can do to stand out after your interview and how to manage your expectations as you await an answer. Until then…

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One Thing Hiring Managers Secretly Love That Will Set You Apart from Other JobSeekers

Job searching. It is the necessary (and sometimes, cruel) process we all must experience from time to time in the circle of life. You know the routine. You spend hours revising your resume, filling out numerous job applications and stressing yourself out over whether or not someone finds you interesting enough to call you for an initial interview.

It’s the game of chance everyone has to play but no one ever knows how to approach.

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