College student networking

College student networking Today's post is for college students who are looking to level up their networking skills. Specifically, getting noticed so you can land the interview.  A couple of times a year, we visit a few of the local colleges and talk about interviewing and resume writing. We founder-entrepreneurial friend who also visits college campuses. … Continue reading College student networking

Behavioral Interviewing, what recruiters and hiring managers need to hear during an interview

Behavioral Interviewing  If you want a leg up on the other candidates, then you want to understand Behavioral Interviewing. This is the technique that recruiters and hiring managers are using to determine if you are the right candidate when conducting the interview. If you understand the goal and reasons of Behavioral Interviewing than you can … Continue reading Behavioral Interviewing, what recruiters and hiring managers need to hear during an interview

How to write an effective cover letter that will be read. A recruiter speaks out!

Cover letters get a bad rap Most candidates do not know how to write an effective cover letter. We at Career Tracker have been recruiting for years, are still in the game, and see a lot of cover letters. We have seen a lot of changes as it relates to the job application process. Cover … Continue reading How to write an effective cover letter that will be read. A recruiter speaks out!

Best advice for the first few weeks at a new job

Best advice for a new job Having just landed a new job, you are probably going through a lot of emotions in anticipation of your first day. You are probably asking yourself several questions. Some of the questions you may be asking: Will my coworkers like me? Will I get along with my manager? What … Continue reading Best advice for the first few weeks at a new job

Career Management: Manage your career by setting expectations

Career goals Are you managing your career goals? Most of us think we are managing our career, but we want to provide you the tools so you are confident you are managing your career. Remember, Career Tracker isn’t successful unless you are successful. Let us ask you the following questions: Have you talked to your … Continue reading Career Management: Manage your career by setting expectations