Job interviews are tough business. It’s all about showing why you’re right for the position— that you have a great personality, a solid skill set, and that you would be a great addition to the team. To avoid blowing your chance at landing a new gig, there are some phrases you should never say during an interview.
This past weekend I attended a veterans’ job fair with nearly 40 employers in attendance. I spent several hours speaking with both veterans and company representatives. When speaking with employers I asked what information I should pass on to job seekers to help fill available positions. Here are the three things I heard most often: Continue reading
During the WW, the United States were in a serious shortage of pilots so the government created an experimental paramilitary aviation organization – the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). Continue reading
The competition is high in the job market so standing out from the crowd can take some skill. Luckily, recruiters have revealed some key factors that can improve your odds of landing an interview.
In order to successfully teach or implement STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum and ultimately create more graduates with STEM skills, quality STEM professional development initiatives are needed. How to we approach these challenges in the STEM field?
Being prepared for a job interview is key to success. That’s why it is important to practice answering difficult interview questions, like, “Why are you leaving your current job?” This is a typical question asked during interviews, so preparing beforehand will ensure a proper, professional answer, even if you have already moved on.
Employers are increasingly looking for experts with STEM skills (science, technology, engineering and math). However, there are not enough graduates to fill all the vacancies. On top of that, only 10 % of recent graduates in these fields go to work in STEM. What are schools and policy makers doing to close this gap?
In a career spanning five decades, veteran George Kennedy was one of the most reliable tough-guy actors around, appearing in dozens of TV shows and movies. Continue reading
The future is looking bright for job seekers as 40% of companies surveyed by CareerBuilder plan to hire full-time employees during 2017. With that growth, there are some key hiring trends to watch for this year.
Over the next few decades, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) will change the job market and replace jobs often held by millennials. According to the Gallup study, millennials will be most in danger of being replaced because they are going to be working for many years before they retire. Other positions at risk are entry-level routine jobs such as accounting and financial services. What could be done to beat the trend? How is AI changing the workforce?