Q&A: How do I get out of work to interview?

Q&A: How do I get out of work to interview?

The “optimal” situation to be in is to be looking for a job while you already have one. However, there is one thing that is not optimal about that – finding the time to interview and managing to get away from your desk!

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Reasons why you're not hearing back after applying for a job

Reasons why you’re not hearing back after applying for a job

There are three main reasons why you’re not hearing back after applying for a job. See what they are, and what you can do to change that!

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Fashion Interviews: Should I wear the brand?

Fashion Interviews: Should I wear the brand?

This week’s post on dressing for different types of interviews got us thinking about the very special set of rules that apply to the fashion industry. When interviewing at fashion companies, I often get the question “Should I wear the brand?” The answer is YES!

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Should I send send a hard copy of my resume?

Should I send send a hard copy of my resume?

I often get asked, “should I send a hard copy of my resume by mail?” Based on my experience, the answer is no… and here is why.

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What does it mean if a job is reposted while I'm interviewing?

What does it mean if a job is reposted while I’m interviewing?

What does it mean if a job is reposted while I’m interviewing? It really means nothing, so don’t panic. Here are the reasons you’re still in the running.

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What does fit mean in the job search and interview process?

What does fit mean in the job search and interview process?

During your job search, you’re probably not going to get a ton of feedback on why you weren’t hired for a particular role (here’s why)….

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Should I respond to a job rejection?

Should I respond to a job rejection?

The most devastating part of the job search is getting rejected/turned down for a role you were really excited about. Often times people ask me what they are supposed to do when they get turned down (by email). Are you supposed to respond?

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Should I include an objective on my resume?

Should I include an objective on my resume?

People often wonder if they should include an objective on their resume. In general, I say the answer is no. This post explains why I don’t think objectives are important (and also the certain situations where you may want to include one just in case).

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Is December a good time to look for a job?

Is December a good time to look for a job?

Is December a good time to look for a job? What are the pros and cons? Here we break down why it’s good to look for a job in December, and also why it may not be.

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When is the right time to ask for a raise?

When is the right time to ask for a raise?

When is the right time to ask for a raise? What are good reasons to ask for a salary increase? And most important, how should you go about asking?

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