Month: March 2019

by Karla Jobling / on 13 March, 2019

Should you accept a counter offer

  There is a lot of information out there that will tell you why you shouldn’t accept a counter-offer so is there ever a reason why you should? And if not, how do you prepare to turn that extra money down?   If it
by Karla Jobling / on 13 March, 2019

Signs you’ve found the perfect candidate for the job

You should be excited about a perfect candidate when you met them. You will likely be keen to rearrange their second interview straight away. This excitement can should have a basis in competency or ability, not just gut feel. However, being excited about a member
by Karla Jobling / on 13 March, 2019

Why you shouldn’t take a job just for the money

When I speak to people who are looking to leave their job, their reason is very rarely that they are not being paid enough. They are looking because they don’t like their boss, they are no longer being challenged or there have been changes
by Karla Jobling / on 13 March, 2019

Questions to ask before accepting a new job?

Why do you enjoy working here? This question shows you have an interest in the person you may be working with. It often also endears you to them, as it shows you as someone interested in the wider culture and in the people you
by Karla Jobling / on 13 March, 2019

Questions to ask before accepting a new job?

Why do you enjoy working here? This question shows you have an interest in the person you may be working with. It often also endears you to them, as it shows you as someone interested in the wider culture and in the people you
by Karla Jobling / on 13 March, 2019

Looking for executives to share their lessons about career growth

What is your current position and company? MD, BeecherMadden and Nicoll Curtin. A global headhunting firm, currently building our US business.   How long has it taken you to get there? 12 years   What was your very first professional position? My first role
by Karla Jobling / on 13 March, 2019

Girlbosses! What’s Your Best Productivity Hack?

https://www.linkedin.com/in/karlareffold/?originalSubdomain=uk If there is something you can easily pay someone else to do, then do it! Your time is more valuable and can be used to work on your business, or to give you some much needed time to relax. Taking away the pressure
by Karla Jobling / on 13 March, 2019

How to Create Positive Employee Experiences When Company Culture Changes

I experienced this when selling my recruitment company, to a larger organisation.   In your opinion, why do some employees view a change in company culture as a negative? People are naturally nervous about change. Any change, especially if they haven’t been consulted will
by Karla Jobling / on 13 March, 2019

What New Grads Need to Know When Making a First Resume

I run a recruitment agency across New York, DC and London. I’ve several years experience recruiting people from entry level, up to a senior level. Especially within the cyber security industry. 1. Ideally, what’s the first impression a new grad’s resume should make a on
by Karla Jobling / on 13 March, 2019

How to End Job Search Burnout in Job Candidates

What parts of the job search through recruiting and hiring processes tend to be the most stressful for job seekers? Waiting at any stage of the process is stressful but particularly after a final interview. At this point, job seekers often have 2 or
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