05.21.12 | Job Search & Career | Sean Cashman, Senior Consultant at Treeline Incorporated
This blog is not your prototypical New Grads - "congratulations and seize the day" mumbo jumbo. This is a call to action for all recent college grads to say - "Congratulations and My Condolences" school is over and now it's time to join the working world. What is your plan? During this time, every year, I speak with a lot of recent grads or students who are in the middle of finals and a majority of our conversation is focused around building a plan for their job search - so here are some tips on how to get started:
04.09.12 | Job Search & Career | David DeMelo, Division Manager at Treeline Incorporated
With today's volatile job market, are you coming across as desperate or aggressive in your job search? Desperate times call for desperate measures. However, at what point do you cross the line of desperation and no longer appeal to the company you have worked so hard to impress. Sales professionals are competitive, strive to beat out their competition, and do not like to hear no for an answer.
03.06.12 | Job Search & Career | Kathleen Mauriot, Division Manager at Treeline Incorporated
Let's be honest. You wouldn't be in sales if making money was not high on your priority list. After all, sales jobs are tough and a lot of people cannot handle the long hours and stress that you have become accustomed to. Your ability to do a job that others cannot makes you a highly sought after employee and that's why you are highly compensated.
02.07.12 | Job Search & Career | Kathleen Mauriot, Division Manager at Treeline Incorporated
If you are an active job seeker you most likely have been asked to interview via Skype. This is becoming a new trend in the interview process with many companies. So if you are not familiar with this technology and are a job seeker, you may want to invest some time in getting familiar with Skype. Among a variety of reasons, hiring managers are utilizing Skype to cut down on time and costs invested in interviewing.
02.07.12 | Job Search & Career | Sean Cashman, Senior Consultant at Treeline Incorporated
Are you unemployed? For how long? What happened with your last opportunity? Why are you no longer there? Do you find it difficult to answer these questions in an interview setting? You are no alone - as the media reminds us on a daily basis, there are a lot of us that are not currently employed. That means that there is a huge percentage of Americans who face these challenging questions everyday in interviews and even worse, they do not know how to answer them with confidence.
01.23.12 | Job Search & Career | Amanda Musto, Marketing Manager at Treeline Incorporated
Focus on what you want and work backwards from there: 1. Quality of Life:Many people do not think about the effect a job will have on their quality of life. What will the opportunity cost you? Will you be able to spend the time you want with friends and family?
01.05.12 | Job Search & Career | Amanda Musto, Marketing Manager at Treeline Incorporated
Interviewing for a job can be very stressful. Some of the questions can really make you sweat as you try and find the right things to say. Others, not so much. Glassdoor.com, a jobs and career website, recently released its top-25 "oddball questions" from interviewers in 2011. The company picked through more than 150,000 interview questions to come up with some of the wackiest things job candidates were asked in 2011.