How To Negotiate Salary

How to Negotiate Salary Here are some of our favorite tips on how to negotiate salary.  Negotiations are one of the trickiest parts of the hiring process.  Even if the offer you receive is enticing, it’s always a good idea to have these conversations with a new company.   In a lot of cases, it is much harder to negotiate salary … Read more…

Building Rapport: Making Small Talk Work for You

Building Rapport: Making Small Talk Work for You Every interview starts with a casual conversation; maybe it is about the weather, sports, or even traffic.  The hiring manager wants to put you at ease and avoid any awkward silence before the interview officially starts. It’s pretty well-known that small talk is an essential factor in building rapport for a long … Read more…

Seattle Startup Week

Lessons from Seattle Startup Week Last week I was lucky enough to attend Seattle Startup Week.   Determined to make the most in the time that I had, I attended 17 sessions over 4 days.  Seattle Startup week pulled together amazing presenters and fantastic networking opportunities.  I learned SO much and by the time the conference ended I was exhausted. … Read more…

Interview Body Language

Interview Body Language & Confidence Interviews are high-stress situations.  We spend a lot of time talking with clients on how to manage stress and be confident.  One of the most common pieces of feedback we give to people is “Don’t be afraid to brag.”  You will be far more successful at an interview if the hiring manager believes that you … Read more…