Posts Tagged: career advice

Job Interview Tips: Questions You Should Ask on Your Next Interview

You know it’s coming – that moment about three quarters of the way through your interview, when the hiring manager asks: “So, do you have any questions for me?” Believe it or not, the worst thing you can say at this point is “No.”  Interviewers actually want you to ask questions.  In addition to helping… Read More »

After the Interview: 7 Tips to Help You Edge Out Your Competition

“Thank you for your time today.  We’ll be in touch soon.” You’ve just walked out of an interview for your dream job.  Things seem to have gone well – you were calm and poised, answered questions intelligently, made appropriate eye contact, and really put your best foot forward. Now what? For many job seekers, walking… Read More »

Change is Good – The Strategic Job Change for New Jersey Job Seekers

Should you stay or should you go? In a time when good jobs are harder to find, you may be tempted to just “stay put” – even if your current position lacks the potential you desire.  But if you look at your career from a strategic point of view, there are several reasons why it… Read More »

Make Finding a Job Your Full-Time Job

Let’s be honest – finding the right job opportunity is hard work. Today’s job hunt is about more than just posting résumés and calling a few work contacts.  Finding your dream job involves a combination of leveraging employment opportunities through a staffing service like UNITEMP, networking with second and third generation decision makers, and good old-fashioned hard work.… Read More »

“Tell Me About Yourself”: Leverage the Power of this Critical Interview Question

If you’ve ever been on an interview, you’ve probably heard this one: “Tell me a little bit about yourself.” Sounds innocuous enough, but in reality this is an extremely important question.  Interviewers ask it for a number of reasons: to get a sense of what you feel is most important about yourself; to see how well… Read More »

Quick Tips to Impress Your Boss

Looking for ways to earn a raise or promotion? Get on your boss’s A-List.  If you consistently show your boss that you’re doing a great job, you’ll progress further, faster.  Here are a few quick tips to get you noticed, separate yourself from the pack and create a lasting positive impression: Communicate clearly.  When in… Read More »

Secrets to Successful Self-Promotion

To get ahead in  this world, you have to “put your best foot forward.”  But, there’s a fine line between respectable self-promotion and shameless bragging.  So how do you use self-promotion to advance your career, without coming across as a show-off?  Use these quick tips to tactfully toot your own horn: Realize that context is everything. … Read More »