The Dating Game: How Interviewing for a Job and Finding Love Are Similar

When I began my career at Govig & Associates, I was an executive recruiter on our Biopharma team. I noticed that a lot of tenured executives would compare interviewing to dating. This was a curious comparison to me, but as I learned more, I realized that they were correct. If… Read more

Bring These 7 Things to Any Job Interview

Today I’m going to be talking to you about seven things you ought to bring to every job interview. 1. Directions and contact information. If you’ve never been to the location of your interview before, it’s important to have directions to your interview ahead of time and also have the… Read more

How to Prepare for Multiple Interviews in the Same Day

When you’re a candidate that’s going in for a full day of interviews with a company, it can be daunting to have to talk to so many different people. You want to sound as fresh in the end as you do in the beginning, but that can be tough. One… Read more

Why Do Good Employees Leave to Find Work Elsewhere?

Today I’m going to talk about the six reasons why employees leave their organizations, and what you can do as an employer to make sure that you’re competitive in those areas to retain those employees. The six main reasons for which an employee will leave their organizations are challenge, location,… Read more

Do You Know How Stress Is Impacting Your Life and Business?

Today I want to discuss some strategies which can be used to manage the stress caused by changes happening in the market and around us every single day. This kind of rapid change creates an overarching stress which can affect us in ways we don’t even realize. Stress impacts everything… Read more

Who Should You Ask for a Reference?

Today I’m going to talk about references—the appropriate time to ask for references, and who to ask for a reference. References are a vital step in securing a new role. It gives prospective employers a chance to get insight into your background, your successes, and shortcomings in different areas, and… Read more

The Keys to Improving Your Leadership

Whether you’re just starting out in a position or you’ve been there for a while now, there are plenty of things you can do to improve your opportunities for leadership within the company in the future. The biggest piece of advice I can give is to be visible. One good… Read more

How to Nail Any Interview

To hiring managers, little things truly do make a big difference. What exactly does that mean for you? Because of the high volume of people hiring managers interview, standing out is critical. Qualifications aside, being memorable can greatly improve your chances of nailing an interview. If you are the only… Read more

The First 90 Days of a Successful Transition

The first 90 days are essential to ensuring a successful transition. We’ve got some tips to share that will help you make the first 30, 60, and 90 days of your transition a success. The first 30 days is a learning stage. At this point, you want to be a… Read more

3 Tips to Spice Up Your Interview

There are three little things that tend to separate good candidates from the rest in the interviewing process First, make sure that you’re standing up during the phone interview. Sitting down compresses the diaphragm and naturally makes you sound as though you aren’t engaged or excited about the conversation. Phone… Read more