Whenever an interviewer asks me: tell me about yourself, I find myself blanking. What are some tips or tricks I can use to develop my answer?
Hi there! I'm glad you asked this question, developing an answer to this will definitely help you on your path to your career. I personally like to use this time to share my relevant work experience and highlight…View all answers »
I have been employed with a city (first responder) for 10+ years. A public safety director was recently hired, and ordered that ALL employees submit a current resume. Can I refuse? On what basis?
There could be several reasons that the new public safety directory is requesting a resume. One reason may be that he/she wants it for talent planning or succession planning. I would personally not recommend…View all answers »
Hi! I am currently a college senior who is looking for a full-time job. I understand that most recruiting occur in the fall semester; however, I missed the fall career fair due to an internship, and now the spring career fair has much less opportunities. What can I do to increase my chances of landing an offer with my companies of interest?
I received a pay raise in May (after 6 months for performance & increased responsibilities). It's been 7 months since then and I've definitely taken on more and also been placed on key accounts. Further industry research shows I'm very underpaid, more than 10K/yr. I'm all about waiting a year to ask, but I'm frustrated! Is it too early to ask for a raise?
I am a college senior with an internship that I really enjoy. How do I tell my office that I'm interested in being hired on after graduation? Also, how do I talk to them about transitioning from intern pay to a decent full-time pay? Thanks for the help!