Author Archives: notyrchica

Mar 21
2015

When Job Interview Crosses Over Into Free Consulting

.  Despite the recent surge in employment openings, there are still more job applicants than positions.  Employers have implemented more hoops for candidates to jump through and are requesting the candidate to provide valuable benefit to the employer during the … Continue reading

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Jan 03
2015

Job Advertisement Seeking Photograph

.  Recently, I have begun noticing a highly disturbing trend where job ads outright request or highly encourage the submission of applicant photos.   .  Although requiring photographs is not uncommon abroad, under Federal EEOC Law and California DFEH regulations, it is illegal for a job … Continue reading

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Oct 03
2014

Job Advertisement Lacking Salary Range

.  One of the biggest frustrations of the job market is employers who refuse to disclose what a position pays.  Why do employers keep salary secret? They are hoping to catch a deal. They don’t want to discourage overqualified candidates … Continue reading

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Sep 12
2014

How To Answer Illegal Interview Questions

…Recently, it has become the norm in many companies to implement panel interviews.  Unfortunately, many individuals selected to be on these panels have ZERO experience with the procedures of human resources.  In addition, these individuals possess absolutely no knowledge or training … Continue reading

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Aug 25
2014

Nonprofit organizations should always respond to job applicants.

…According to a recent survey on CareerBuilder, a whopping 75% of job applicants stated that they did not hear back regarding a position they had applied for in the past year. …This is a huge NO NO for nonprofit/not-for-profit organizations. … Continue reading

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