Posts Tagged ‘resume’

How do you acknowledge your weaknesses in an interview?

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

You are in an interview and the interviewer has asked you about your top skills. You feel great that you described your best ones and told a story that demonstrates your skills. Then you are asked “What are your most significant weaknesses?” The dreaded question! You know you must respond but how do you do it with a positive spin? (more…)

Do You Keep Getting Screened Out for Jobs?

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Are you getting interviews but are being told that another person had skills and experience that more closely matched what the company wanted? Are you sending your resume to companies or recruiters for jobs that you know you can do but are not getting return calls? (more…)

Career Portfolios – Important or a Distraction?

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

You may be hearing and reading career advice suggesting that job seekers need to prepare a career portfolio and use that in lieu of, in addition to, or as an integral part of their resume. That is standard advice for certain positions and industries where portfolios showcasing your career experience would be expected. However, before you launch into taking a considerable amount of time to create your portfolio, you need to understand whether that is what employers and interviewers want. (more…)