Historically, to find out more about you, a prospective employer would read your resume and maybe if they were wanting to be extra thorough, they would call a few referees. Nowadays in the interconnected world we live in, potentially damaging elements of our past are ever easier to find and even harder to hide.
As a jobseeker you may have come across the term ‘STAR Method’ when asked to respond to a position’s selection criteria. For those of you who may not know, the STAR Method is a common way of structuring responses to selection criteria by linking your experience to the position you are applying for.
Are you hoping that this year will be the year that you get the big promotion that catapults your career to the next level?
They might smile at you when expected and engage in small talk with you. But what if your boss has deep-down hatred for you? How do you really know your boss actually despises you?