The hiring process today can feel like flying into a black hole; you aren’t sure what to expect, you can’t see what’s going on and you don’t have a lot of control over the outcome. The waiting part of a high stakes job search can be agonizing for candidates. Fortunately, companies are increasingly embracing transparency. Some utilize […]
The idea that no one hires in December is not true, especially with job vacancies and resignations riding high. So, if you're not hearing back from recruiters or hiring managers after interviews – or struggling to meet the right people when networking – don’t check out and give up. Instead, take a step back to […]
If looking for a new job feels a bit overwhelming, Point Road Group's Job Search Guide will help. It brings together key resources to best prepare you for taking the next step in your career. Scroll to browse all topics or click on a heading below to jump to that section. I Need Help With... […]
The goal of any job interview is for both you (the candidate) and the potential employer to gather information and determine if there is a good match between you, the position and the organization. However, an interview is only as good as the questions asked -- and formulating effective interview questions is challenging.
According to client feedback, what are the most frequent mistakes executives make during interviews? The most frequent mistake is not being sufficiently prepared. That preparation can take on many forms including getting to know who’s interviewing you and doing research on who you are meeting and the company you’re interviewing with.