Do I Have To Use My Current Title As My LinkedIn headline?

  Q. Do I have to use my current job title as my LinkedIn headline? A. Not as far as I’m concerned but you might work for a company that prefers you do it that way. Look at your coworkers’ Linkedin profiles and if you’re not sure, ask somebody whether  the...

Can I Ask To Speak With A Current Employee In The Job?

  Q. When I am interviewing with a company, can I ask to talk with one of the people who is in the job now? A. Absolutely. It’s a very reasonable request. Some organization set up in formal meetings, sometimes over lunch, for candidates who are being considered...

How Many Job Interviews Are Too Many?

  Q. How many interviews are too many? A. It’s completely up to you. It also depends very much on the job. Some jobs are typically filled after one interview per candidate. Everybody interviews and the managers make a decision. That’s it. Some jobs routinely...

How Long Should I Wait to Hear Back After an Interview?

  Q. How long should I wait after an interview before I decide I’m probably not going to get the job? I don’t want to put my job search on hold but it is tempting after you have a good interview. A. Don’t wait at all. If they get back to you that’s wonderful....