Get with the times. During job interviews, don’t refer to your prior career in the present tense. That reveals an inability or unwillingness to break from the past. It’s better to say, “As a result of my seven years in management at XYZ Co., I’m now better equipped than ever to...” When you reflect on an old job, seek ways to tie your past to the present to demonstrate what makes you a strong candidate.
Your employee handbook can be an invaluable organizational tool … or an employment lawsuit waiting to happen. And in recent years, Congress and state legislatures have been busy enacting laws that directly affect your employee handbook. If you haven’t kept up, you could find yourself in court....Click here to find out more.