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

How to match your job experience to the position of interest

Prioritizing your job experience Most resume's list a long history of work experience. In some cases, 10 plus years. Little known fact: You will be hired for your most recent experience. For most candidates, experience in the last 3-5 years will be the most relevant to the job of interest. If you are applying for … Continue reading How to match your job experience to the position of interest

Top 5 Thank You note mistakes after the job interview

Landing a job is a competition. You won't finish the race without a Thank You note Landing a job offer is all about execution Executing on your cover letter, resume, job interview and the thank you note is all determination and perseverance. It's all about grit. Think about all the other candidates that are applying … Continue reading Top 5 Thank You note mistakes after the job interview

Thank you email or hand written note? A recruiter explains which one is more effective

Is the thank you card the way to go? Email or handwritten note? Last week we blogged about whether or not you should send a thank you note after a job interview. You can read about the effect a well-written thank you note can have here.  Just as importantly, you can read about the impression candidates … Continue reading Thank you email or hand written note? A recruiter explains which one is more effective

How to leverage a thank you email after the interview

There isn't a point in interviewing if you are not going to follow up Should you or shouldn’t you send a thank you email Do you send a thank you note after every networking meeting or job interview? If you answered yes, you are a fast tracker. If you answered no, you are working against yourself.  For the … Continue reading How to leverage a thank you email after the interview