Interview Questions to Ask Your Potential Employer

Interview-Questions-to-Ask-Your-Potential-Employer

It’s an interview rule to take time prior to an interview to research a company and come up with a few questions to ask the interviewers. Of course companies want to see how much effort you took into knowing the organization’s background, products and/or services, and overall structure. However, there is some information that is […]

3 Ways to Deal with the Salary Question

3 Ways to Deal with the Salary Question

Starting in July 2018, Massachusetts new pay equity law will not allow employers to ask job candidates about salary history. In the meantime in Massachusetts, or for the other 49 states, how can you, the job seeker, answer the salary question?

The Great 2016 Job Migration

A recent survey conducted by CareerBuilder found that more than one-fifth, or 21% of employees plan to leave their current employers over the course of 2016. Besides salary, the top reasons for employees to consider a job move according to the survey results were Job Stability, Benefits, Location, Good Boss, and Good Work Culture. One-fifth of […]

The Experience Conundrum: Potential Bear vs. the Purple Unicorn

We have all heard the line, “I can’t get experience if companies won’t hire me, and I can’t get hired without experience.” This challenge can be very frustrating for job seekers, especially those who know that they have the soft skills and motivation to learn the job in which they are applying for.

Massachusetts Employers and the Earned Sick Time Law

Thousands of Massachusetts employees who have previously gone without Paid Sick Time will are about to get it.  Last November, Massachusetts voters passed legislation with an overwhelming voice to force Commonwealth employers who weren’t paying for sick time to step up.  In theory this seemed like a no-brainer.  As an employer, if people are genuinely […]