50 results for tag: Ann Zaslow-Rethaber


Should I be Concerned the Position I’m Up For Has Been Vacant 13 Months?

The position I’m interviewing for has been vacant for 13 months. Should I be concerned it hasn’t been filled already? I’m worried maybe the hiring manager is being unrealistic or unclear in his own mind in terms of expectations for candidates or if ...
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How Do I Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Prospective Manager

I have a job offer, but before I accept I'd like more information on the person I'd be working for to determine if we're a good fit. I met him in the interview of course, but would like a more behind-the-scenes look before I make this big move. How can I make ...
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How Do I Get Around an ATS When it Comes to the Salary Question?

Ann, really enjoyed reading this recent article and couldn’t agree more on answering “open” in this field. What I have encountered recently is some employers have made this field mandatory to be a number and it will give an error message if you place ...
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Am I Too Old, Or is it Something Else?

Ann, it so honorable of you to make yourself available to help like this, bless you. My question is that I believe I have a lot of qualifications and seem to match up well to job postings, but always seem to get the standard, "Sorry, we are looking at ...
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Don’t Pass up “Over-Qualified”​ Candidates!

While established firms typically will consider only experienced applicants in their search for employees, they often consider too much experience a negative trait. “Overqualified” candidates, they assume, will consider the position beneath them, will ...
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What Do I Need to Know About (Not) Getting Responses From Recruiters?

If you are working with a recruiter and you have not heard from them in a while how often do you email them to encourage a response before you are perceived to be a pest? Also what is the best way to solicit a response? As you can imagine, this is one of ...
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Should You Include Employees in Hiring Decisions?

It is important that new employees embrace and fit into your company culture. An organizations vision, mission, and values tend to reflect upper management’s competencies and beliefs. When workers share connections outside these parameters, they form ...
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Why Were 4 Job Offers Withdrawn?

First let me say thank you for giving members this opportunity! For 25 years, I was the Corp Director of HR/Payroll, for a multi-state healthcare provider of substance abuse/addiction treatment services. Despite completing numerous applications for employment ...
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Is Being Employed By One Company For a Long Time Limiting My Job Search Options?

I have worked at the same company for 18 years, during which time I’ve been promoted four times, have progressively grown my responsibility and have delivered on value/progressive projects for the organization. I have started looking at other companies/jobs ...
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Why Can’t the Former Entrepreneur Land a C-level Job?

Thank you for taking the time to answer questions! I've been an entrepreneur for 30 years and just sold my last small business. I seem to be painfully over-qualified for many jobs, or woefully short in requirements for most C-level businesses looking to hire ...
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What’s the Path for the Unemployed and Networking Adverse?

I immigrated to Canada 14 years ago, found a job in project management in 2008 but lost it in 2009 during the recession. I tried to upgrade my education by learning French. Already I had my English level assessed at band 8. But no opportunity came my way. ...
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Is My Age the Issue?

I am 60 years old and in the midst of a job search in IT customer management. I have 20 years of proven performance with a very large software provider, managing their largest revenue producing accounts. Due to personal issue, I had to take time off, and now ...
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