I wish I could understand you!

Do you ever feel like no one is following what you say? Do you feel like you cannot express yourself in front of others? Then you have a communication problem and it often happens to international students. Why can't we go and work in countries where we do not speak the language? Though technology, medicine, … Continue reading I wish I could understand you!

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Oops did I share too much with the recruiter?

I would like to address something extremely important today, sharing too much information with a recruiter or someone who sounds like a recruiter. Recent graduates are often seen as easy targets for scammers and/or companies who are only looking for collecting information, and you do not want to be a victim of a phishing attempt. … Continue reading Oops did I share too much with the recruiter?

You don’t have a job until you start a job!

We see many candidates getting excited and stopping their job search once they get an interview. They think it is a done deal and they are successfully employed. However, having a call or even a face to face interview often means nothing. First of all, you have to understand the life cycle of job search … Continue reading You don’t have a job until you start a job!

Why can’t I get a job?

We can write a book about this topic, but here in this post we will highlight the “obvious” mistakes jobseekers make that stops them from getting a job. These tips apply to recent graduates mostly, if you are a senior resource the reasons will be completely different. You are too expensive or you worry about … Continue reading Why can’t I get a job?

Do job interviews make you nervous?

You are not alone! Most people, regardless of age, experience level, skill set…do not like job interviews. People feel intimidated and judged and overall uncomfortable. However, job interviews are part of life, more than likely you will have dozens of interviews throughout your career so it is very beneficial to make your peace with it … Continue reading Do job interviews make you nervous?

How to Answer the Common Job Interview Questions (with Sample Answers)

Here is a good link regarding common interview questions. My recommendation is to always give details of your experience. For example: Question: How do you deal with conflicting priorities? I read this response online: "Conflicting deadlines are a normal occupational hazard. I resolve the conflict by using the time frames as the reference, and scheduling … Continue reading How to Answer the Common Job Interview Questions (with Sample Answers)