How to Give Your Two Weeks’ Notice Gracefully

by Veronica Blatt

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the interview process, received an offer and have accepted it enthusiastically! Now comes the part many job seekers dread: submitting your resignation to your current employer. In the US, two weeks’ notice is customary, but the resignation period can be longer (30 days or more) in other parts of the world. Here are some tips on how to resign gracefully: Read the rest of this entry »

Tips for Changing Careers

by Veronica Blatt

I generally describe the role of a recruiter as “helping companies find people …. *not* helping people find jobs.” In other words, a company approaches a recruiter with their hiring need, and the recruiter is charged with finding the best person to fill that need. While many recruiters will market a great candidate as part of their business development process (or some will specialize in working the candidate side), most of them time, recruiters do not collect great candidates and then hunt down companies who want to hire them. So for people who are interested in changing careers, working with a recruiter is often not the best option. Read the rest of this entry »

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