Your Company Culture: How to determine if a candidate would be a good fit

It’s a picture-perfect scenario: you’ve found the dream candidate for your open position who walks the walk, talks the talk, has a brilliant skill set, spot-on experience, and glowing recommendations. However, only a mere month or two after signing on, this new hire quickly crashes and burns. What happened? Countless horror stories like this one… Read more »

Are You “Overqualified” for a Job? How to Put a Positive Spin on Your Qualifications

Much like the classic dating brush aside, “it’s not you; it’s me” comes the more recent job hunter letdown, “you’re overqualified.” It’s frustrating, it’s vague, and it closes your case without being offensive – but what exactly does it mean? Quite possibly, it could be exactly what it sounds like – the employer feels you… Read more »

How to Spot a Bad Hire in the Interview

Today, it almost goes without saying that we’re in a tough market – both for job seekers and employers alike.  Although there may be more applicants per position than there were 5 years ago, we are still faced with the same single goal: find the perfect candidate that will do the job right. Sometimes, we… Read more »