What are some key details employees should look for in a severance agreement? All severance agreements should include the amount of severance compensation to be paid to the former employee as well as the timing of the payments. Although some companies have severance policies which tie payment amounts to the length of an employee’s service, […]
A strong resume is vital when looking for a job in the US. If you're moving here from another country – or if you live in the US as an expat and English isn’t your first language – writing a resume optimized for the US job market can be quite challenging (it’s even hard for […]
Putting your best foot forward when interviewing is a must, yet too many people still make obvious mistakes that negatively affect the impressions they make on interviewers. Recent college grads aren’t the only guilty parties either; senior executives -- who should know better -- make interviewing mistakes too.
If you’re considering a job change, there’s a good chance you’ll work with a recruiter or executive search consultant. These professionals are often gateways to opportunities because they evaluate talent to recommend to their clients (who are the companies with job openings, not individual job seekers), and so they can be vital to your job […]
A successful interview depends on how well you prepare for it, including how and what you research. A cursory review of topline information about a company may help kick-off a conversation, but not sustain it. Gaining in-depth knowledge not only conveys your level of interest in the position, it also influences what conversations you’ll have […]