Why you should pursue multiple offers, even when you don’t want the job

Why negotiating multiple job offers is a good thing There are a couple of common themes we see over and over when we work with job seekers. Most candidates avoid putting themselves in a situation where they are comparing multiple job offers. Candidates will interview with multiple companies all the time.  When we see one … Continue reading Why you should pursue multiple offers, even when you don’t want the job

I keep applying to jobs and never hear a response! How to trigger the call back.

Is your resume a customized match for the job description? Have you applied to a number of job openings and not received any responses from the hiring companies? If so, our experience shows that the resume is not conveying a convincing match. You may be truly qualified for the job, but if the hiring manager … Continue reading I keep applying to jobs and never hear a response! How to trigger the call back.

Why there are multiple first impressions in a job interview.

How many chances do you have to make a good first impression? We have all heard the saying, "You don't get a second chance to make a first impression".  This is especially true when it comes to your job search.  Right or it is wrong, and mostly wrong, many hiring managers make their hiring decision … Continue reading Why there are multiple first impressions in a job interview.

Illegal Job Interview Questions. How to handle the career ending landmine

Should you answer the illegal interview question? Your mom and your local HR rep would tell you that you don’t have to answer illegal interview questions. Here at CareerTracker, we say “Answer the question. Don't think twice, just answer the question!" Treat the question as if this were any other interview question”.  We don’t just … Continue reading Illegal Job Interview Questions. How to handle the career ending landmine