Category: Careers

by Karla Jobling / on 10 August, 2020

2020 cybersecurity job report

2020 has been an unusal year in the cybersecurity job market. I conducted a survey into how cybersecurity professionals viewed the landscape, and how they were approaching their own career. Rather than relying on anecdotal evidence, the results provide a view into the current
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

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
by Karla Jobling / on 9 January, 2018

Women & negotiation in the work place

I am CEO of BeecherMadden, a niche recruitment business with offices in London and New York. I also speak often on women in cyber security, where we are under-represented. Women need to take the emotion out of negotiating. Negotiating isn’t just working with a
by Karla Jobling / on 26 December, 2017

The biggest lesson I learned in business

Not to worry about what people think or say about you. When you run a business, it is inevitable that you will have a supplier, or ex-employee, that doesn’t agree with how you do things. Often, they won’t have the full picture and you
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