Why You Didn’t Win the Interview

You think you’ve made it, you won the exclusive opportunity to interview with the company of your dreams. Then comes the crushing blow that you didn’t get the job. What could have caused your dream to be dashed so quickly? Take a look at these top reasons hiring managers pass on potential candidates: Untidy Personal Appearance Going the extra mile on your appearance can make or break your interview, even in a company with a relaxed dress... [Read More...]

Talent Enhancement: How Can I Make Sure Someone Reads My Resume?

Today’s post is written by Scott Trossen of the Trossen HR Group. This is an easy question to answer: You can’t. But these ideas can help you improve your chances. Principle #1. Apply and Ask. Look for what is advertised plus work your network. In 2001, with an MBA from a top-40 program and some name-brand employment experience, someone applied online for a Pfizer job through a very obscure job posting website. He also called a classmate whose... [Read More...]