12 Places Corporate Recruiters Look For Their Next Hire

I did an informal survey of approximately 20 corporate recruiters asking each of them which sources they use to find qualified candidates. While this isn’t a scientific poll, the results were still reflective of the shift occurring in the job search landscape. For each lead source on this list, ask yourself: Will I be found…

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13 Salary Negotiation Tactics to Get a Raise and Maximize Your Salary

Understanding salary negotiation and how to ask for a raise is a professional skill everyone needs to master. When you ask for a raise, there are many things you can do ahead of time to increase the odds of your salary negotiation tactics landing the salary increase you want. Studies by management consulting firms show…

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8 Proactive Moves to Protect Your Career

While M&A activity continues to downtrend, 2022 will still see deal volume in the Trillions. As the two companies become integrated, your career is in play. Obviously, the impact of any merger or acquisition is bigger than simply your job. Yet, at the end of the day, your job and protecting your career should be…

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7 Tips on How to Create Your 30-Second Elevator Pitch

  If you have a career of any kind, you need an elevator pitch (some call it an elevator speech or a value proposition). An elevator pitch is a roughly 30-second sound bite – a response to the question, “Tell me about yourself” or “What do you do?” Has anyone ever actually used the elevator…

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Are You Ignoring Signs Your Job Is in Jeopardy?

Are You Ignoring Signs Your Job Is in Jeopardy? Imagine after 14 years of solid performance reviews, management changes and you start receiving unfounded poor performance reviews. If this started to happen to you, would you think your days were numbered at your job? Or would you hang on hoping the new management will eventually…

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