My presentation at Houston Tech Fest was recorded and now shared to the world! Check it out!
If you are located in and around the Baton Rouge area and free on Saturday, August 3rd please come to the SQL Saturday Conference in Baton Rouge. SQL Saturday is a free 1-day training event for IT professionals that focus on providing a variety of high-quality technical sessions by local volunteers. For the career developmentContinue reading “HRTact Speaking at SQL Saturday in Baton Rouge (Aug 3, 2013)”
Some common questions I get from hiring managers are which questions you can “legally” ask and which ones you can’t. Most are shocked when I say that you can legally ask any question…only to see disappointment on their face when I say “…you just can’t discriminate based on the answer, so it’s best not toContinue reading “What You Need to Know About Inappropriate Interview Questions”
via mycareermapping.com I’ve been asked multiple times at conferences and by executives a common question, “What are your thoughts on hiring someone who is overqualified?” I never understand why Managers are very often hesitant to hire a candidate with years of experience or who have worked in a “higher ranked” position than they are applying. To me it’s like finding theContinue reading “Overqualified Candidates”
If you’re a job seeker then you’ve hopefully had your fair share of job interviews. While in them you’re given a barrage of question about your experience, education, and personality… And while you may be anxious and excited to “land” this position, make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons and Looking For theContinue reading “Questions You Should Be Asking During An Interview”
If you are located in and around the Baton Rouge area and free on Saturday, August 4th please come to the SQL Saturday Conference in Baton Rouge. SQL Saturday is a free 1-day training event for IT professionals that focus on providing a variety of high-quality technical sessions by local volunteers. Fro the career developmentContinue reading “SQL Saturday Conference – Baton Rouge”
If you ever tell anyone you’re an HR Manager invariably you will have someone e-mail you or ask you to “look at my resume” or “can you fix my cover letter” or “any tips for my interview”… It’s this last one I’d like to focus on. Folks are shocked when my first recommendation for interviews is two wordsContinue reading “Being Honest”
Here at HRTact we recently compiled a great list of some of our favorite (and very common!) Resume Blunders and Interview No-no’s that have personally ticked us off, or were just all around a “bad idea.” These are some “in real life” faux-pas that we had the joy of experiencing. Here we have them numbered andContinue reading “Top Ten DON’Ts when looking for a job!”