Why We Leave So Many Job Interviews Feeling Regretful…and How We Can Learn to Leave Them Feeling Satisfied

A young man once wrote to tell me how he often feels after leaving a high-stress, high-stakes professional challenge: “I don’t walk away feeling like I have given my all and left everything on the table… And it always eats at me later, when I analyze it over and over again in my head, and… Continue reading Why We Leave So Many Job Interviews Feeling Regretful…and How We Can Learn to Leave Them Feeling Satisfied

A psychologist’s guide to managing your anxiety before, during, and even after a job interview

Dr. Sherry Benton is the founder and chief science officer of TAO Connect, a digital platform designed to make behavioral health therapy more affordable, effective, and accessible. She is a professor emeritus and former counseling center director at the University of Florida.  She says that our response to anxiety comes from our cave-dwelling days: Our… Continue reading A psychologist’s guide to managing your anxiety before, during, and even after a job interview

What to Do When an Employee Is Listed as a Sex Offender on a Megan’s Law Registry

What to Do When an Employee Is Listed as a Sex Offender on a Megan’s Law Registry Jan 24, 2019 By James Urban When an office manager opened an envelope that was left on her desk chair one morning, she found a Web page that had been printed from a Megan’s Law Website. Staring back… Continue reading What to Do When an Employee Is Listed as a Sex Offender on a Megan’s Law Registry

12 Tough Interview Questions and Answers

Key takeaways: Employers ask tough questions to learn how you process information and solve problems. Prepare to discuss your approach and explain your reasoning. Stay calm, take a moment to collect your thoughts, and ask clarifying questions if needed. During a job interview, you may be asked tough questions. Tough interview questions vary widely between… Continue reading 12 Tough Interview Questions and Answers

Workplace Fairness

Employers have a right to see an individual’s criminal record before hiring them. However, that right has several key limitations. The decision not to hire someone based on his or her criminal record must be related to the job, meaning the criminal record indicated that the person could be a liability in that position. Also,… Continue reading Workplace Fairness