Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]

Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]

…oh/community-and-social-service/school-and-career-counselors.htm For some insight on what you might expect at a job interview for a school counseling position, see this blog post, written from the perspective of an elementary school counselor. http://www.elementaryschoolcounseling.org/1/post/2013/03/school-counseling-job-market-linky-party.html Recommended relevant reads: What Color Is Your Parachute? 2014: A Practical Manual for JobHunters and…

Interview Series: The Dreaded Paper Screen…

Interview Series: The Dreaded Paper Screen…

…a black hole or in the bin. No matter what your vision is – you need to have a strategy when applying to jobs because you really never know who will be reviewing the applications. The Situation At my site – we are, sadly for us, losing our registrar to a promotion at the district office. This change has already started her phasing into the new job and leaves us a little short handed in the office. Naturally – we want to find a…

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

…ually stick with business casual (nicer jeans, shoes, and polo or button down for the guys), but if you are out job hunting – perhaps stepping it up a little. Download the ASCA Conference Mobile App (or use the web version of the program) to check out the different sessions each day. I would prioritize your top 2 or 3 per time slot. Some get long, are not what you expected, or you just want to hit a bit of each – session hopping is ko…

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…view (and the cost factor), I decided to go the CD route for my digital portfolio and ended up buying some labels and disc jackets for one district (with more people). I spent ~$12 on both the CD labels and disk jackets, but it creates a professional looking product. Imagine if you just wrote your name on the CD with a Sharpie. I also used Avery’s website label developer to integrate the background from my portfolio onto the disc label

Interviewing: The Other Side of the Table

Interviewing: The Other Side of the Table

…ers have to sign), let me tell you that for hiring at any level, the process is long. I was not involved in the job description creation, publicizing the position, or screening pre-interview candidates so I can only imagine the work behind that part. We interviewed a total of 5 people for the position and it took the whole day…about an hour per person with setup, debrief, and the actual interview. If you get to an interview later in th…

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