When A Job Interview Turns Into Psychoanalysis
by Scott Simon, NPR
Dear Lucy, the workplace advice column written by Lucy Kellaway in the Financial Times, ran a letter this week from a 52-year-old unemployed male.
“I’ve just been asked in a job interview to name my greatest weakness,” he said. “I hummed and hawed for a bit and then said something like, ‘Why don’t you ask my wife?’ I didn’t get the job.”
10 Job Interview Tips from a CEO Headhunter
by Russell S. Reynolds Jr, with Carol E. Curtis, Fast Company
Whether you’re being interviewed to be an intern or a CEO, you’re going to run into a few notoriously tricky questions–here’s a road map of what you’ll be asked, and how to craft impressive answers to even the toughest questions.
Resumes, Job Interviews, and Little White Lies
by Roxanne Hori, Bloomberg Business Week
A little white lie. No one will ever know. How many times have we been tempted to embellish or stretch the truth a bit in an interview or on our résumé? You think, what are the chances I’ll get caught? Slim to none? What will happen once I get the job? If they find out once I’m working, it won’t matter, as I’ll be doing such a great job for the company…
Dream Jobs Abroad Through ‘Expatshoring’
by PR Web
Millions of US and Canadian citizens choose to live in Mexico – where the weather is warm, the culture rich and the food spicy. But finding stimulating employment and a decent wage is often an insurmountable problem, often sending expats back to their countries with nothing but a tan and an unexplainable gap in their resumes.
Is LinkedIn Premium worth it?
by Lou Carlozo, Chicago Tribune
For job seekers and employers alike, LinkedIn provides a valuable service. While many features are free, the professional social networking website dangles an array of additional tools – for a price. But for those on a budget, is a LinkedIn Premium account worth the money?
Starbucks Expanding Effort To Help Businesses Create Jobs
by Allison Linn, MSNBC
Starbucks is expanding an unusual effort to create jobs through small business loans, which the company launched last fall after chief executive Howard Schultz lambasted politicians for not doing more to fix the economy.