The top 10 ways to find your Dream Job

Below are the top 10 things you can do to find your dream job: Start by knowing what you want (create a Wishlist and be specific!) Set a statement of intent and do your daily declaration at least once a day (the Mental side of your job search) Watch your language (avoid words like “hope”,…

Top 10 Ways to Get Blacklisted

Refuse to test Complain about the application and/or refuse to fill out the application No show for an interview without being in communication Lie on your resume, on your application or during your interview Complain to HR or complain to company representatives about anything related to interview process Not respond to phone calls and be…

How can Evidence Make your Case Stronger?

If you have ever worked with an attorney or known an attorney, you are more than likely aware of how critical evidence is to an attorney’s ability to win a case. I have yet to meet an attorney who was able to win a case without strong evidence. So what does job hunting have to…

Proper Preparation

As we all know, no attorney has ever won a case without proper preparation. In continuing our conversation of how being effective at interviewing is like being an attorney, we now touch on why preparation is one of the three most critical elements to making your case stronger. Over the years I have prepared thousands…

How is being a job seeker like being an attorney?

In both situations you are trying to make a strong case. In the case of the attorney, the attorney is putting forth a strong case based on evidence as to why their client should prevail on a particular matter. In the case of the job seeker, the job seeker is putting forth the case as…

Liar, Liar (no integrity)

Why lie? This question baffles me. I really cannot for the life of me understand why someone would invest five or more hours of their time to leave their office, go to an interview and jeopardize their current position, just to lose the opportunity by lying. It never ceases to amaze me the extent to…

Handling a Counteroffer

What is a counteroffer and how can you effectively handle it when you receive one? A counteroffer is when the company that you are currently working for does not accept your resignation and offers to match or better the offer with the new company that you have received. Many companies have strict policies on not…

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