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Posted July 09, 2013 by

10 Activities for Your Summer Vacation Trip to New York

At some point, everyone wants to visit New York. It’s the Big Apple, after all. There are so many things to see and do in New York, you could spend weeks there just discovering new and exciting things that make this city such a magnet for vacationers. To get everything in and enjoy all there is, here are 10 recommendations. (more…)

Posted December 17, 2012 by

How Do You Handle the ‘Low-Ball’ Salary Offer?

CollegeRecruiter.comHave you been offered a great job, but given a smaller salary than you expected?  The following post explains how to handle this situation.

Editor’s Note: This blog is a modified excerpt from professional “headhunter” and bestselling job-hunting book author Skip Freeman’s next book in the “Headhunter” Hiring Secrets series of job-hunting books, Career Stalled? Publication is scheduled for late fall.

You literally breezed through all the preliminary “screening” steps in your quest to land a GREAT new job at a GREAT company that’s a recognized leader in your industry. And three months after beginning your quest, you have just completed your third face-to-face interview with the hiring manager. At every step along the way you clearly branded yourself as the candidate of choice. You feel absolutely certain that a job offer is imminent!

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How Do You Handle the ‘Low-Ball’ Salary Offer?

Posted December 03, 2012 by

Two Excellent ‘Job Finalists,’ But Only ONE Gets Job!

CollegeRecruiter.comWhen applying for any job, there are likely to be many qualified candidates, but ultimately one person will land the job.  Whether you’re running for the highest office in the land or another job, the following post tells us that the process is pretty much the same.

Well, the presidential campaign is over—finally! It was a long, winding, sometimes torturous road for the two “finalists” for the job, Mr. Romney and Mr. Obama, both excellent candidates. But still, in the end, only ONE of the candidates was ultimately selected for the position, the President of the United States. It is ever thus for most “job searches.”

When you think about it (as I have done!), there are more than just a few parallels between how this, the most important of “job searches,” unfolded and how the typical, admittedly far more mundane, job search unfolds in the current job market.

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Two Excellent ‘Job Finalists,’ But Only ONE Gets Job!