The Salary Question During an Interview

April 7th, 2016

Q: How do I answer when I’m asked about my salary preferences? A: This question is tricky because answer too high and you’ll seem too expensive of a candidate. Answer too low and you’re effectively selling yourself short. Before you go into any interview, whether it be through phone or in person, make sure you […]

How to Determine Company Culture

March 21st, 2016

                          Q: How can I figure out the company culture and whether it’s a right fit for me? A: To best tell a company’s culture, ask questions. During the interview, play detective and search for attributes that would be a good cultural fit […]

Jobs – Using the Gig Economy to Your Advantage

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February 11th, 2016

The gig economy is defining jobs today. The gig economy–if you’ve had your ear to the ground s at any point in the past few years, you may have heard the term bandied about. Those in consulting or creative fields may be nodding your heads, but the concept is still new to many. “Now,” say the […]

Your outplacement strategy is playing out on social media.

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January 20th, 2016

Hiring and firing is tied to social media Are you aware that your outplacement strategy and how you treat your exiting employees are being played out for all the world to see–or should I say read? I’m not only talking about the Fortune 500 companies. If you have even one employee, there’s a good chance your business […]

From Benefits to Outplacement Freemium comes to HR

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January 11th, 2016

I don’t know about you, but my pockets are feeling a little barren after the holiday season. With the new year, I’ve resolved to be a little more frugal. Instead of springing for a pricy record, I’ve been enjoying the bevy of free music streaming services out there, like Spotify and Pandora. As a consumer, I […]

Happy New Year from StartWire!

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January 8th, 2016

The first week of the new year has come and gone! StartWire wishes health, happiness, and success to jobseekers and employers alike. Here’s to a great year.

Dos and Don’ts: When Yankee Swap Goes Bad

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December 18th, 2015

My mother once related to me a story of a Yankee swap gone awry: having gone first and at the mercy of her coworkers, she ended up with a first aid kit from the Ted, the weird guy in accounting. Whether you’re stressing about the company party’s Yankee swap or still searching for a job, […]

Job Search Intelligence for 2016

Jobs trending in 2016
December 11th, 2015

What do a nurse, developer and truck driver have in common? No, it’s not the setup to a corny punchline–they have the most in demand jobs of 2016. According to a recent report by Fast Company, these three very different fields will be looking to hire in 2016. Healthcare workers, software developers, and truck drivers […]

Happy Thanksgiving from StartWire!

November 25th, 2015

With Thanksgiving approaching and heralding the holiday season, many job seekers grow discouraged and put their search on hold until the New Year. It makes sense at first–with people getting ready for the holidays, job seekers conclude that it’s nigh impossible to get in front of a hiring manager. What if instead of putting your […]

StartWire Appoints Andrew Katz as Executive Vice President and General Manager

November 17th, 2015

Katz Hired to Grow Company, Bring StartWire’s Innovative Job Search Organization and Outplacement Capabilities to New Markets LEBANON, NH–(Marketwired – Nov 17, 2015) –  StartWire, America’s number one job search organizer, today announced that Andrew Katz, a highly accomplished leader in business development, marketing, customer success and digital operations, has joined the company as executive […]