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

401K explained in layman’s terms

401K and "The Match" This post is on the topic of the 401k, explained in lay person's terms. Big thanks to one of the smartest guys we know. It would not have been able to be written without the help of a financial guru we really admire and consider a personal friend, @barstonel. Seriously, you should … Continue reading 401K explained in layman’s terms

Employee Stock Purchase Plan, ESPP

Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) We at CareerTracker just read a stat that stated that the average American household has less than $5000.00 in savings for retirement. We thought it might be a good time to help folks to think about increasing the nest egg. Today we are talking Employee Stock Purchase Plans. The Employee … Continue reading Employee Stock Purchase Plan, ESPP

Cover letter trick to generate a call back from the hiring company

The Trickiest Cover Letter Trick Want to know the cover letter trick that recruiters and executives use. The trick that gets their resume the attention it deserves? Want to increase the odds of a hiring company calling you back? This is the mechanic that no recruiter will share with. If you want to receive a … Continue reading Cover letter trick to generate a call back from the hiring company

The real goal of the phone screen, why so many candidates don’t receive an in-person interview

  Phone screen The phone screen, also known as the phone interview is a critical first step towards a job offer. The first interview is usually over the phone and can be conducted by the recruiter or the hiring manager. If a recruiter or hiring manager is contemplating 5-7 resumes, the goal of the phone … Continue reading The real goal of the phone screen, why so many candidates don’t receive an in-person interview