Career Fashion: Forward

“If you’re not dressed well, you can say all the right things … but you won’t get the job when you’re being compared with a lot of other capable people who are dressed better.” -Kim Zoller, founder and president of Image Dynamics Let’s be blunt: your appearance matters; especially in a professional environment. Research shows that […]

Senior Series: Get Ready to Negotiate!

Receiving an offer of employment can be very exciting.  You’ve worked hard, interviewed well, and jumped through several hiring hoops to beat out the competition.  But what if the salary offer seems too low? The first thing to remember is that there is much more to compensation than salary.  Some companies pride themselves on a […]

Senior Series: Interviewing

Advice from an Employer to Help You Land the Job When a candidate is invited for an interview, I’m looking at how the candidate’s background coincides with the position’s responsibilities, whether it’s through experience or skills they’ve gained in school. I’m also looking at the candidate’s level of passion –  tone of voice communicates what […]

Senior Series: Marketing Yourself

3 Steps to Standing Out From the Crowd In today’s fiercely competitive job market, it’s more essential than ever to distinguish yourself from the crowd. Though qualifications and previous experience play a factor, properly marketing yourself can elevate you among a pool of candidates and ultimately win you the gig. Through establishing a consistent personal […]

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