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Use These 3 Interview Essentials & Land That Dream Leadership Job!

In A-Level Talent, Interview Questions, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Leadership by Barbara Ashton

Moving Your Interview Status Up From Simply Qualified to A-list  Your goal in an interview is to promote your best self, ensuring that you are seen as the strongest candidate in terms of values, culture, competency and motive. When you are interviewing with a search firm, the very least you want to be achieving is to get on the “someone we will be looking at for other …

No Getting Found on LinkedIn? 5 Career Limiting Mistakes You Can Easily Fix.

In Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, LinkedIn, LinkedIn Job Search by Barbara Ashton

With over 380 million users, it’s no secret that LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. There is no other network like it offering you unbelievable opportunities to meet thousands of people on a daily basis, many of them key professional contacts that you would never have the opportunity to even know existed before. So, whether you’re setting out on a bold new job search, or simply …

How to Answer Interview Questions and Land the Job Offer You Deserve

In Interview Questions, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter by Barbara Ashton

Top 3 Reasons Job Seekers Fail at Interview Questions Reason #1 You can’t articulate yourself and communicate exactly why you’re the perfect fit for the job. This is a very important point. If you show up for a job interview without any idea about what the company does, you’ll easily end up on the interviewer’s black list. What’s the solution to this problem? Make …

The Future of Social Recruiting: 16 Astonishing Facts PLUS My Top 5 Do’s

In HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Online Recruiting, Social Recruiting, Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

Anyone who follows me on LinkedIn will tell you how pumped I am about social recruiting. And for good reason. By 2016 the number of mobile devices will surpass the world population! Not yet convinced? Here are 15 more (some truly gob-smacking statistics I’ve gathered that clearly make my point about the future of social recruiting (ergo mobile recruiting): 60% of North Americans use a Smart …

Your LinkedIn Job Search Starts with Getting Found. Here’s How.

In Career Coaching, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, LinkedIn Job Search by Barbara Ashton

For your LinkedIn job search a resume might be important, but that’s only if you’ve found the job. Wouldn’t it be easier if the job found you? A resume alone works well only as far as the traditional job market ‘used’ to work. That is search out jobs and find one that you’re interested in, then send in your resume and wait. Not any more. Yes, …

8 Excellent Tips (and Scripts) for Negotiating Salary

In Canadian Salary Survey, Canadian Salary Surveys, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Salary Negotiation by Barbara Ashton

Whether you’re negotiating salary because you’re looking for that long overdue increase, or preparing for the final stages of a new job offer, having a few well-prepared techniques and scripts at hand is one of the most important tools to carry into the negotiation process. Let me say this another way – when the topic of negotiating salary comes up, it’s …

It’s Hiring New Grads Season… You Want Me to do What?

In Hiring GenY's, HIring Good People, Hiring New Grads, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter by Barbara Ashton

Many of you may well be wondering what it is that employers are really looking for when hiring new grads. While some jobs are better than others and, donning your favorite pair of rose-tinted glasses, many of you will be merrily going into your first internship or practicum. Aside from that enormous student loan, things are looking great. Reality Check 62% …

It’s Your final Interview… Now What?

In Headhunters, Hiring, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

You’ve made it through your first and second, maybe even third interview. Human resources has given the hiring manager a thumbs up. Now it’s your final interview and you’re in the home stretch. What you KNOW: There are people in the organization who really like you. They’ve gone to bat for you because they feel strongly that there is a good fit for …

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Interviewing Warm-ups – 3 Winning Ways to Hit a Home Run on Your First Interview

In Interview Questions, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter by Barbara Ashton

You only have one chance to make the right first impression. Nowhere is this more important than when presenting yourself for your first interview. Following are some easy to follow insider tips on hitting it out of the ballpark. #1 Know Thyself, at Least in Relation to the Job Your Applying for. Start by identifying the top 3 skills you think …