Entries by Gaige Baisch

Where Do You See Yourself in “X” Years?

Job interviews can be a struggle. On one hand, you’ve successfully navigated yourself from the application stage to the interview. Chances are high you’ve made it considerably further than others who were vying for the same job. But, you still have to stand out amongst the other interviewees; you must prove you have the skills […]

How to Answer “Why Do You Want to Work Here?”

If you find yourself in a job interview in the near future, there is a high chance your interviewer asks something along the lines of, “Why do you want to work here?” We live in an age where technology connects us in more ways than ever and sites like LinkedIn can provide some transparency into […]

Don’t Forget This Prep Before Your Next Interview

You submitted your resume and cover letter and were lucky enough to secure an interview. You’ve actively been performing due diligence, trying to get a feel for what it’s like to work there. You’ve selected the perfect outfit, and are practicing responses to commonly asked questions you’ve found online. While these are essential in your […]

“What is Your Biggest Weakness?”

If you find yourself in a job interview, there is a strong chance the hiring manager will ask you this question. Or, at least a similarly phrased question. This inquiry can flood you with all sorts of anxiety and can derail even the best interviews if you’re not prepared. The hiring manager knows that nobody […]

March 2019 Jobs Report

In March 2019, the US saw a rebound from February 2019, a month that saw the creation of only 20,000 nonfarm payroll jobs. Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 196,000 in March. Wages saw an average increase of $0.04 to $27.70 after a 10 cent increase in February. Unemployment remained unchanged at 3.8% in March […]

Sealing the Deal with a Thank You Note

So, you have just returned from a job interview, and you feel it went especially well. Time to sit back and wait for someone to call with an offer, right? Wrong. You need to take advantage of this opportunity to further their belief that you are the best fit for this position or company. How […]

How to Talk About an Awful Boss in an Interview

The job market got off to a hot start in 2019. Even with the recent decline in jobs created in the month of February, we’ve still seen an average of 186,000 jobs created over the last three months. With so many opportunities, people all over the country are leaving their current roles for greener pastures. […]