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How To Evaluate a Job Offer

The good news – the job market is great and the demand for talented people is on the rise. The bad news – more job options don’t necessarily mean that people make good decisions. I see a lot of candidates juggling multiple offers right now. Having competing job offers does sound like a great problem…

Job Search Mistakes

Searching for a job can be a daunting task. There are literally THOUSANDS of books and related materials on the subject. With a lot of advice about what TO DO, job search mistakes are still very common. Here are some costly, and common, job search mistakes: Having Only One Resume – There are no one-size-fits-all resumes.…

Realities of an Offer

The realities of an offer are important to consider when negotiating compensation. In an blog post from February this year, I discussed what a “good” job offer is in this competitive market. In short, a 5-10% bump in total compensation would be considered a strong offer. A link to that article is here. In this post,…

How To Explain Job Changes

How to explain job changes is a critical piece of being prepared for an interview. Even if you haven’t had a lot of job movement (which in this day and age means staying 5 years or longer on average at each employer), you need to be prepared to explain job changes. If you have a…

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