Monthly Archives: January 2017

What is an Informational Interview?

Posted: January 23, 2017 at 9:00 am

What’s the difference between an informational interview and a job interview?

According to Wikipedia an informational interview

is a meeting in which a potential job seeker seeks advice on their career, the industry, and the corporate culture of a potential future workplace; while an employed professional learns about the job seeker and judges their professional potential and fit to the corporate culture, so building their candidate pool for future hires.

In other words, an informational interview is essentially a preliminary job interview. The ultimate objective is for the job seeker to get a job and for the company to hire an employee.  Continue reading

Research Jobs Online Like a Pro

Posted: January 9, 2017 at 9:00 am

These days conducting a successful job search requires that you spend a lot of time online looking at careers, job descriptions and companies. The more efficient you are in your search, the sooner you will be able to find opportunities where your chances of getting hired are high.

  • Start with a good job site. We recommend MyJobHelper.com, of course, because of the ease with which users can set up email alerts. Glassdoor.com is also valuable for the data they collect on wages and salaries.

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