Hey there, it's JT. Today, I want to talk to you about something that's actually pretty controversial! When you're looking for a job, you want to make sure you're looking at something that is going to pay you a salary that fits your life and your needs, right? That being said, you should never talk about salary and benefits in the early stages of the interview.
Getting through to the job interview stage in the hiring process means the employer believes you have the right experience and skills for the job on paper. But now comes the real deal-breaker—whether you can communicate those skills effectively in-person and whether you come off as the right fit for the company's workplace culture.
There are typical red flags employers watch for in job interviews. Any one red flag can reduce your chances considerably, so here's what you need to avoid in your next job interview...
Performance reviews can stir a mixed amount of emotions among professionals. For some, it's an exciting time to discuss accomplishments and get patted on the back. For others, it's a nerve-wracking time where shortcomings are discussed, and some employees question their abilities.
It's important, however, to keep emotions in check. Performance reviews are an opportunity to grow as an employee and should be embraced. Here are some tips for preparing and executing a successful performance review.
As the job search advances one of the top questions becomes "what salary do I ask for?"
So, let's talk about salary! This is going to be awkward. You see, when a candidate meets a company and falls in love with their dream job, they need to have some awkward conversations before they can commit to each other and start having fun together. Salary is one of those conversations. Ugh. Okay, talking about salary doesn't have to be awkward.