Randy Withers, MA, NCC, LPCA, LCAS-A
Whether a fresh faced graduate or a seasoned executive, finding a new job is incredibly hard. You would think that the Internet has made things easier, but it turns out all it does is broadcast openings to your competition. Depending on whom you talk to, experience matters, unless it can count against you, as the concept of “lateral skills” seems to vary from company to company. The point is, not only is job hunting a competitive sport – it’s also confusing. Be proud if you have managed to finagle your way to the first interview, but don’t get too comfortable. Your first interview may well be the most challenging obstacle you face. Here are four things to remember so you don’t blow it.