In today’s competitive job market, a savvy job seeker has tipped to the fact that an employment reference can quite literally hold your career in their hands. Their input is critical, and a poor, or even lukewarm, response during a reference check can
Do you know what your references are saying about you when a potential employer contacts them for your employment information? Oftentimes, the information a reference provides is very different than what a former employee believes is being said.
A bad- or even lukewarm- reference can spell disaster
The average American is earning approximately $48,098.63 annually per the Social Security Administration. Based on this figure, waiting for annual pay increases averaging 2.9% in 2016 increase your compounded gross income to $2.29 million
Workplace bullying is alive and well – and on the rise. Recent statistics indicate that up to 35% of workforce employees have fallen victim to this alarming trend. Particularly disturbing is that bullying often continues even
It’s an all-too-common scenario: a fully qualified candidate fails to get a job because their background check or references come back with an unfavorable report.
Could things be worse? Unfortunately, yes. Consider this circumstance: You get the job, and are then unceremoniously let go because negative
While crafting a resignation letter is simple enough when you’re leaving an employer on civil terms, what do you do if you’re parting on less than favorable circumstances? Before you give any employer a “piece of your mind”, consider that a prospective new employer will likely call