Personal branding has been a hot topic for almost two decades, since Fast Company Magazine published Tom Peters’ article, “The Brand Called You.” But creating your own personal brand back then was not as easy as it is today, thanks to social media and technology.
We work hard at Signature Source to match top-notch candidates with the most highly regarded employers in the global relocation industry. Building your online presence and managing your brand is up to you, the fastest way to get noticed and grow your career. Read More
December 30, 2014 – When the clock strikes midnight on Dec. 31, are you one of the 45 percent of Americans who are making at least one New Year’s resolution?
If not maybe you should, since according to a University of Scranton, PA, study, people who make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than those who don’t. Although most resolutions are about lifestyle changes – losing weight topping the list followed by saving more money and quitting smoking – psychotherapist Maud Purcell, founder and executive director of The Life Solution Center of Darien, CT, says making resolutions about your career path could reap great results in 2015. Read More
October 24, 2014 – We all understand the importance of impressing a job interviewer. We have our lists of what to say, and often practice our responses with a friend.
At Signature Source, we understand the importance of selling yourself, but we also know that an interview can be over in a flash if the candidate says something wrong. What follows is our list of 10 things you should never say during an interview – an invaluable tool for any recruit.
September 15, 2014 – When it comes to applying for a job, first impressions – coupled with how you present yourself throughout the interview – really count. Your glorious resume can go down in flames if you wear inappropriate clothes, your cell phone rings mid interview, or you confide your love of the Yankees to the Boston Red Sox interviewer.
At Signature Source, we suggest moderation during an interview, except when it comes to talking about why you are the most-qualified candidate for the job. Read More
August 15, 2014 – Job candidates view the interview as their chance to shine, to convince a new employer that they are the most qualified candidate for the job. So when a candidate is advised the first interview will be conducted in a group setting, they are often confused and shocked, and in some cases, will refuse to participate, especially if they are at an executive level.
At Signature Source, we often are asked about the group interview concept, by clients and candidates. What follows is our primer on the subject. Read More