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

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

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?

The number 1 question a candidate can ask in a phone interview

Let's start with the usual questions that set candidates up for failure What is the number 1 challenge you are working on right now?  (Do not ask this in a phone interview) Can you tell me about the benefits package? (Do not ask this) What are you looking for in a successful candidate? (Do not … Continue reading The number 1 question a candidate can ask in a phone interview

Is your resume failing you? How many times have you turned in your ineffective resume and received no response?

Ineffective resume? How many times have you turned in your resume and not received a response from the hiring company? 10 times? 20 times? 100 times? More? We see this on a regular basis. Candidates turn in their ineffective resume over and over with no results. Candidates become so frustrated with the system that when … Continue reading Is your resume failing you? How many times have you turned in your ineffective resume and received no response?