by Kurt Schmidt
- Posts Tagged "job interview"
Everyday Career Advice That’s Not Everyday: Desperation – Going Rogue!
I keep thinking about a candidate I recently stopped working with. He’s a very good upper middle management supply chain professional who has gotten stuck and is currently with a smaller, unstable company. I like him. He’s a good guy. [...]read more
Everyday Career Advice That’s Not Everyday: Skip Applications and Find Jobs that Aren’t Posted!
The Question: What should I do? This could be anyone. We all know these exact feelings: “I will keep applying to published jobs, but I am 99.9% sure this is not going to work. Unfortunately, I am not good at [...]read more
Everyday Career Advice That’s Not Everyday: They Changed the Job Requirements During the Interview!
I get emails with questions from candidates all the time, both for projects we’re working on together and sometimes in regard to interviews they’ve gotten on their own. I like to try to answer if I feel like my thoughts might be [...]read more
Everyday Career Advice That’s Not Everyday: Target Your Search – Don’t Apply to Everything!
This is a partial email conversation with a candidate I’m working with and marketing. He sends me job leads to explore on his behalf via my network, which is something I do a lot of and I’m good at. He’s definitely [...]read more
Why Isn’t LinkedIn Better?
Before I get to the title question, I am a huge LinkedIn fan. I use the site daily and have had a premium membership since 2007. LinkedIn has been very good for my business and I like it, both in [...]read more
Excellent Beach Reading and a Great Gift for Recent Graduates!
I know, it’s summer and all anyone wants to do is go to the beach, hang out, maybe read a book and just have a summer! If you’ve recently graduated, then (I hate to be the one to tell you), this [...]read more
Everyday Career Advice: 5 Mission Critical Ways to Improve Job Interview Performance
The mission for your interview is simple – In fact so simple that you can even tell your interviewers what you hope to accomplish while you’re there. You can actually say to them: “I’m here to figure out how I [...]read more
Quora: What is the best way to find an entry level job after getting your degree?
Quora Question: What is the best way to find an entry level job after getting your degree? “I’m finding it frustrating that after a few months I am still not able to find work. I graduated cum laude and even [...]read more
Quora: What career path should a college student take to become a recruiter?
Quora Question: What career path should a college student take to become a recruiter? To become a recruiter in the technology industry, what path should a college student take when leaving college? What skills are important, and what sort of [...]read more
Quora: How can I become a better interviewee when job hunting?
Quora Question: How can I become a better interviewee when job hunting? I am qualified but believe I interview badly. ***************** Answer: Everyone knows that they are supposed to “prepare” but what does that mean? First, yes, do the obvious things: [...]read more