Job Interview Question: When Can You Start? (Plus Sample Answers)

The ‘When can you start’ question sounds promising, but answering carefully is VERY important. Here’s how to have a great answer to this question.

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The Thank You That Can Turn Rejection into Opportunity

Turn those rejection letters and emails into opportunities for success by sending a nice – sincere! – thank you.

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How to Ask for an Informational Interview (with Email Templates)

3 different sample email messages to request an informational interview with people you know and people you don’t know.

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How to Turn Down an Interview Invitation

When you need to turn down a job interview invitation, do it carefully and quickly, hopefully not permananetly shutting the door on that potential employer.

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Job Interview Thank You Email (Examples & Templates)

Immediately after your interview, carefully email your thank as soon after the interview as possible. See the samples for ideas on appropriate thank you wording and content.

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Formal Job Interview Thank You Note Examples

Susan P. Joyce offers sample formal job interview thank you letters and notes.

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How to Respond to an Interview Request via Email (Exam)

Responding appropriately to an interview invitation by email can be tricky, but must be done very carefully annd promptly.

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Understanding Non-Compete Agreements

A non-compete agreement is a contract between you and your current, and — possibly — former, employers that usually imposes some limitations to your employment options after you no longer work for this employer. Typically, the employer requires employees to sign a non-compete to protect the organization from an employee taking important competitive information with […]

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Holiday Hope! How to Leverage the Holidays for Successful Job Search

Why and how the holidays are a GREAT time to job search!

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Search Smarter: 7 Great Ways to Leverage Google’s Power for Your Job Search

Learn how to tap into Google’s power, making your Google searches more effective by leveraging these 7 tips for your job search.

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Advantages & Disadvantages of Working for a Fortune 500 Employer

If you want to work for a large, well-known employer, Susan P. Joyce shares some of the advantages and disadvantages of working for a Fortune 500 employer after having worked for one for more than 10 years.

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Guide to Defensive Googling

Minimize lost opportunities due to mistaken online identity by practicing Defensive Googling. Take these 5 simple steps to monitor your online reputation.

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Case Study: How Name Confusion Can Make Your Job Search More Difficult

A tale of 2 guys named Robert, and how the misdeeds of one Robert sabotaged the other Robert’s job search.

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Interview Preparation with Smart Google Research

Follow these 5 steps to be very well prepared for your next interview. This research will take less than 30 minutes but will help you to understand the good and the potential bad aspects of the employer plus the commute and the news.

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50+ Google Searches to Avoid Bad Employers and Pending Layoffs

Use these 50 Google searches to help you avoid taking a job with a bad employer or to discover if the employer is having layoffs or if layoffs may be pending soon.

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5 Ground Rules for Effective Google Search

To be more effective using Google for searching the Internet, read this post to understand the ground rules of Google search so Google provides you with the best results for you.

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Monitor Your Online Reputation with Google Alerts

Even if you live a quiet, perfect life, monitor your online reputation to be sure someone else doesn’t dump digital dirt on it.

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How to Find Jobs Using Google

Google can help you find jobs across the Internet. Here’s how…

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Guide to Using Google for Your Job Search

A collection of free information from Job-Hunt about using Google more effectively for your job search.

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Choosing the Appropriate Thank You Note Format

Choosing the correct format for your interview thank you note is important. These are the acceptable formats and when they are appropriate.

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