Brian YoungOwner | RockIt Career Consultation Services We met a client recently who had a recent interview for a client services position. He said the interview was going well until he got thrown for a loop on one particular question. Interested, we
What Not to Talk About in an Interview
One of the fun things about being a Recruiter is that we often learn a lot about different lines of work, people's twists and turns in their career path, and interesting facts. Sometimes, however, the interview can take a bizarre turn that I couldn't
Conceited or Convinced?
Since we started our business, I think it's safe to say that there is one common theme among just about every client we've met. They have a hard time talking about themselves. Once they do, it's even harder for them to tell us about all the wonderful
They Came for the Controversy. They Stayed for the Content.
I'm a huge fan of the Dave Rubin Report podcast. A few weeks ago he had a guest named Jordan Peterson, whom I also have become well-familiar with over the last year. Mr. Peterson has become a lightening rod in the cultural wars happening at the
The Recruiter is Not Your Friend
Have you ever walked out of an interview with a Recruiter and left with a really good feeling, thinking, "This could be the one?" "It sure seemed like the Recruiter liked me. I mean, she said that she was definitely interested in me and would call
Avoid the Mistake of Being a “Bad Fit”
Sometimes, when we are either just starting off in our professional life or when we've been between jobs for way longer than we anticipated, we get to the point where we feel like we will take just about any job that's offered to us. We've all been
What’s Your Story, Morning Glory?
Who else has fond memories of curling up in bed at night with Mom or Dad sitting next to you with a book in their hand? Story time! What would the story be tonight? Something about a superhero saving the day? A mystery? A tragedy? A comedy? It
In Transition and Over 50
I just turned 40 last week. I don't feel I'm any older, but I've noticed some white hairs creeping in here and there, my wrinkles are getting a little deeper on my face, I started making some grunts when I get up from the chair, and I started falling
How to Handle a Virtual Interview
If you've ever been invited to a virtual or video conference interview, you probably are not sure what to expect. Although the technology has been around for a while to conduct this style of interview, they are still pretty out of the ordinary.