Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) — Chicago MSDC (NMSDC Regional Affiliate) 2018

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Archive for February, 2009

Second Half Adjustments – Compete and Believe

When things go wrong, we start to really pay attention. If you’re in the staffing industry, or any sales position for that matter, Q1 2009 hasn’t been easy and possibly a bit humbling. It reminds me of¬†playing college basketball. Sometimes it took a losing first half and a reaming from our coach to make adjustments¬†and […]

Add the Magic Touch to your Job Search

On a recent trip I was perusing through one of those in-flight Southwest Airlines magazines and I stumbled across an article about Magic Johnson. I was actually surprised to find out besides being an all star athlete, youth mentor and AIDS survivor, Johnson is actually quite the entrepreneur. Magic Johnson Enterprises was founded in 1987 […]

Step 4: Interview Questions to Prepare for

Why do you believe you are qualified for this position? Have you ever accomplished something you didn’t think you could? What do you like/dislike most about your current position?

Step 3: Sample Questions to Ask

What are the responsibilities of this position? And which are the most important? What are the most critical aspects of this position? What are the most important objectives for the person filling the position? What results are expected of this position? What are the limits of my responsibility?

Step 2: Interview Tips and Tricks

Know where you are going and how long it will take you to get there. Get there 10 minutes early (feeling rushed will only add stress and you want to be relaxed, and confident). If given an application fill it out completely and don’t leave any blanks! Dress professionally, first impressions count for a lot.