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Our Favorite Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview

At the end of an interview, many candidates find themselves at a crossroads – should I ask questions or simply express gratitude and bid farewell? The truth is the questions you ask at the end of an interview can make a lasting impact on the interviewer and shape their perception of you as a candidate….

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What Does It Mean to Be Professional?

The findings from a recent study reveal a concerning trend: nearly four in 10 managers admitted to not hiring recent college graduates due to perceptions of their lack of readiness for professional life. This raises an important question: what proactive steps can individuals take to enhance their preparedness for success in the workforce? The findings from…

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Making a Key Hire? Include this Essential Evaluation Step

Wouldn’t you like to know how the candidates would handle the opportunities and roadblocks that your organization is likely to encounter?  You’ve identified three skilled, experienced, and highly referenced candidates who appear to be a good fit to move your organization forward. Those traits are essential, but not sufficient enough to make a hiring decision….

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5 Easy Steps to Organize Your Job Search

I was the guest speaker for the annual Student Night program of an accounting association. It was a privilege to present to the membership organization and local students from the University of Maryland, NOVA, Marymount, and George Mason. Asked to address the group on a career-related topic, I decided a relevant subject would be “Jump…

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Recruiters: Who We Are and Why You Should Consider Working with One.

As someone who has hired for your team or organization, have you ever partnered with a recruiter? Some of you might not know exactly what we do, but there are several reasons we believe you should consider engaging with an external recruiting firm. In today’s competitive job market, recruiters help connect job seekers with potential…