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

When do recruiters call candidates back?

Reset expectations Do recruiters call back?  Just because you haven’t heard back from a recruiter doesn’t mean you are doing something wrong. If you haven't heard back don't give up and don't assume you didn't make it to the next stage of the interview process. Career Tracker is here to ease the discouraged hearts and minds … Continue reading When do recruiters call candidates back?

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

How to handle your insecurities in a job interview

  Smile If you get nothing from this post, get this: smile, smile, smile, in the job interview. A candidate that is always smiling will appear comfortable and confident with themselves. Recruiters and hiring managers want to surround themselves with comfortable and confident. Wouldn't you? If you think you have a shortcoming, forget about it. … Continue reading How to handle your insecurities in a job interview

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