Why do employers administer pre-employment tests and what role does it play in the final hiring decision? Is there any way to prepare for such tests and what do they look for in my answers?
Updated: November 08, 2010, - 11:12 AM
I've been considering moving out of state to find a new job. Do you have any tips on how to create a job search for a job out of state? I am willing to relocate anywhere, but feel I am being overlooked because of where I live.
Updated: November 01, 2010, - 09:11 AM
Many job seekers get a degree and end up working in an unrelated field. Finding a career you are passionate about and a job you are excited to go to each day is key, no matter what your degree is in.
Updated: October 25, 2010, - 09:34 AM
I have been out of work since 2009. I've done everything - networked, updated my resume, attended job clubs - and I am getting lots of interviews. In a few, I even made it to the third and fourth interview and at that point some things came up that led me to believe my former employer is badmouthing me. If this is true, what can I do? How much information can a previous employer legally say about me?
Updated: October 18, 2010, - 09:32 AM
I have three years of law school under my belt, but never got my law degree. I have a strong background in management in the corporate world and am pursuing jobs in that field. Do I list my law experience even though I did not finish?
Updated: October 11, 2010, - 09:41 AM
I've been out of work for a long time. I am at the point where I am considering changing careers, or taking a job that pays much less and is not directly related to my current field. What should I do?
Updated: October 04, 2010, - 10:03 AM
Temporary/contract-for-hire jobs are a great way to show a company you are the right person for a full-time job. It's also a good way for employees to get experience and a feel for a company before deciding if they should work full-time.
Updated: September 27, 2010, - 11:04 AM
Meeting with a professional in your field - or one who works for a company you want to learn more about - can be a great way to get further insight into one's job or company culture.
Updated: September 20, 2010, - 09:42 AM
Finding a headhunter can be another resource to explore in the job search. Understanding how a headhunter works is the first step to finding one that can help you.
Updated: September 13, 2010, - 02:00 PM