Top 5 Interview Red Flags to Help You Steer Clear of a Bad Job

Making it to the in-person interview always feels like such a victory. You have successfully navigated the phone interview and made it to the short list of candidates — way to go! While this is a satisfying achievement, you don’t want to lose sight of the fact that you still need to decide if working […]

Is a Black Suit the Kiss of Death on an Interview?

In an interview prep session I had recently with a client, she asked me if it would be a problem if she wore a black suit to her upcoming interviews. I said, “That should be fine. Why do you ask?” She then told me about all the advice she had read online that strongly urged […]

Body Language Speaks Volumes

This is a very short video by Allan Bonner that makes some great points about nonverbal communication: “Seconds count.” In an interview, you are being judged from the moment the interviewer sees you. Before you say one word, judgments are being made based solely on how you carry yourself. “Open, double-handed gestures.” Think about the […]

Basic Rules Mom Taught You

Your mom taught you lots of things, right? Well, amazingly enough, some of the wisdom she imparted can also help you on the job search. Here are five kernels of truth, courtesy of dear old Mom: 1. “Be nice.” Early in my career, I was an office manager for a nonprofit organization. We needed to […]

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