A Recession May Be a Time to Go Back to School
Q. You’ve been laid off and are having trouble finding another job. Should you consider applying to graduate school?
A. That depends on several things, including your industry, your long-term career goals and your financial situation. If a graduate degree makes sense generally for your career, this period of unemployment could be seen as a window of opportunity. (read more)
15 Deadly But Often Made Resume Blunders to Avoid
Possibly the easiest resume blunder to make, letting typos slip through is almost one of the most dangerous. (read more)
The Do's and Don'ts of Interviewing
We’re eager to assist you through the interviewing process, which can seem at times overwhelming and downright frustrating. Here we provide you with the tactics and strategies that will lead you in the right direction. After all, the interview is about you - the person that you know best - all you need to know is how to position and sell yourself.
For years now, Rice Professional Search has engaged in developing strong relationships with people just like you. Here we share with you this knowledge and experience so you will feel more at ease when your future, assets and skills are the main topic of conversation. (read more)
Making the Interview Process a Success
Once your Rice Professional Search representative has secured an interview for you, it’s up to you to sell yourself to the prospective employer. As a result of your diligent preparation and rehearsal, you should feel confident and prepared for your interview presentation. (read more)
How to quit your job — gracefully!
If you get a new job, it's crucial that you leave your old one gracefully. You may cross paths professionally with co-workers again, and you also don't want to tarnish your reputation as an honest, upright colleague.
Here's how to make a smooth and graceful exit: (read more)
Beware the Counter Offer … it may jeopardize your career!
Consider the Following Scenario:
You’ve been a good employee, but now it’s time to move on. You receive an interesting offer and accept it. Then you meet with your supervisor to submit your resignation. Suddenly Corporate Management is making a fuss. They’re making it seem as if all your goals and dreams can be met by staying where you are.
A Counter Offer is next, and you’re feeling conflicted, uncomfortable and confused. What should you do? (read more)