If there is one career cliché that is overdue for retirement it is that of the corporate ladder. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a powerful image. I like the idea of always reaching higher in my work. If we aim high, stay focused and keep climbing, we rise, right? But ladders are also narrow, unstable and unforgivingly linear. Try to step sideways on the ladder and you’re going down – with a crash.
There’s a Hidden Talent Market Out There
Here’s How to Find, Recruit, and Hire Today’s Top Candidates
In your job search, you’ve likely visited your share of employer websites. If you’ve been at it for a while, you’ve also probably applied for jobs online. In other words, you have endured the seemingly endless procession of screens, asking you increasingly private and confidential questions. It’s part of the process. And if you want to be considered for the job, you accept that you need to answer them. After all, “it’s policy.”
Each year we carve some time out of our busy schedules to take care of a stretch of highway in our community that we have adopted through the MN Department of Transportation's Adopt a Highway program. If you've been looking for ways your company can make a contribution to a cleaner environment, this is a great program to look into.
At SkyWater Search, we specialize in a number of disciplines and are often asked for advice on how to secure a job in a specific sector. Here, we explain what it takes to succeed in the role of sales engineer.
8 Easy, High Impact Ways You Can Change the World, Starting Today
As a candidate, it’s essential to pull out all of the stops to enhance your chances in a job interview, especially where a vacancy is hotly contested.
Sending a post-interview thank you note is your final opportunity to remind the employer why you are the ideal candidate for the role by demonstrating where your skills and background are an ideal fit for their vacancy. If you’re guilty of sending a standard ‘thank you’ note – or not sending one at all – try the following after your next interview:
6 Little Ways Your Attitude is Undermining Your Job Interviews
You’re the perfect candidate for this job.
6 Questions to Identify Your Leadership Style
When you’re hiring, you invest all kinds of energy in determining exactly what kind of candidate will make the best hire. How much experience is required? How important is education? But let’s be honest, those are the easy questions. Defining the skill set and work style of the perfect hire can be very challenging.