Job Search Management

Tips for juggling your next move while you’re working All of us in Colorado are enjoying a very lucrative job market – we are the #2 state in the nation for jobs.  The good news is that if you are looking to make a move you have choices, the bad news is that it’s harder

Expert tips for showing well during the interview

Some simple preparation is the key By the end of this week alone my team will have interviewed, coached and screened over 100 job seekers.  This is how we spend our days – talking with job seeking professionals about how to do their best to get the job.  Unless you spend 40 hours a week

Stop being the runner-up candidate

Close the deal! Often when I receive a phone call from an executive it’s because they have been “on the bench” for a period of time and are frustrated with their job search.  Much of the time it’s because they are spending most of their energy searching on job boards for a new position.  Let

Ask the Expert!

New feature added to goldstonepartners.com You have an important interview coming up and need help preparing questions to ask the hiring manager. Maybe you haven’t updated your resume in 10 years. Perhaps you love your job but would like to negotiate a raise in pay. Do any of these sound familiar? If so, you probably

Character, Competency, Chemistry

Interviewing for the sustainable hire I’ve had a number of conversations this month with hiring managers who feel like their interviewing techniques aren’t getting the desired results.  One CEO in particular said, “We aren’t doing a good job of interviewing for the long term.  We’re getting to the baseline skill level, but we aren’t finding

New Year – New Job?

5 things to take care of before you hit the “GO” button Happy New Year!  So, one of your resolutions (or goals) for 2016 is to find a new job and re-energize your career?  Congratulations!  This is a great year for change – the economy is strong, unemployment is low, hiring and growing is on

Tough Interview Question Series – Chapter 1

Strengths and Weaknesses Everyone on the team spends time with candidates weekly – encouraging, coaching, preparing and nagging – that’s part of the job when you get to help people with their careers.  It occurred to me that you might appreciate some help getting ready for those tough interview questions so that the next time

Career Change?

How to accomplish a productive pivot One of the recurring questions I get when I am talking to working professionals is, “How do I navigate a career change?” Great Question!  Let’s say you’ve been travelling a career path for a few years and you’ve come to a point where you aren’t having fun, aren’t fulfilled,

What have you done for (your career) lately?

New Year career tune-up tips The New Year is a great time to review the work you’ve done and set goals for the work you want to do.  In this case I’m not talking about performance at work, but rather your career as a whole.  There are some traditions you can put in place to help guide you