Why Temporary Work Is Worth It

Today was the day. I put away the last vestige of the ho, ho, ho season—the festive bowl of holiday cards with pictures of smiling kids and pets, along with the occasional annual letters detailing whirlwind lives.

As I was taking a final gander, one caught my eye. It was sent by Gwenn Rosener. Gwenn is a woman I interviewed last year about her firm Flexforce Professionals, a recruiting and staffing company in the Washington, D.C., area that focuses on helping professionals, including retirees who want to continue working, find part-time work with competitive pay. Read more

5 Things I Look for in a Great Job Interview

Here is what separates a good candidate from a great one.

In my career I have reviewed thousands of resumes and conducted hundreds of employment interviews for both The Trademark Company and other businesses for which I have worked. In doing so, I got to see the good, the bad, and the downright ugly in terms of resumes, interviewing skills, and the like. For other CEOs looking to hire, here’s what I think makes a great candidate stand out from the good ones.

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How to prepare for an interview?

As an aspiring job-seeker, you’ll be looking to find a place in one of the best organizations that provides a challenging job for your skill sets. Before getting into an organization, the job seeker has to do well in the interview to get the needed approval from the employer to be a part of the organization. The candidate should make it a point to prepare well for the interview, which is a quintessential prerequisite to do well in the interview. What should the candidate do to be well prepared for the interview? Read more

Dress for success

Do know the secret of dressing for success during an interview? There have been instances when the candidates who had attended interviews were wearing spike heels, jeans and sweat suits for the interview. More outlandish dress types have also been worn by candidate, which in turn had cost them their job. In reality, you should know how to dress well for an interview to create the best impression on the employer. Read more

Be honest during an interview

The candidate who is eager to do well in an interview embraces all measures to impress the interviewer. Though it is very important to make a lasting impression on the employer, the candidate should never resort to lies during the interview, as he is sure to get caught in this wrongful act. Read more