The Work Book
CCL's Job & Career Insider
October 2021
Perks and Benefits 101: Explanations and Questions to Ask Before You Take the Job
Once you’ve found a job and company that you’re really excited about, salary might top your list of priorities. But while salary is important, it’s only part of the overall offer. To get the full scope of what you’ll really earn at a job, you need to factor in the perks and benefits that a company offers, too.
How Keywords Help You Win on Your Resume & LinkedIn Profile
Do you know how keywords can help you win on your LinkedIn profile and your resume? If you want to be found on LinkedIn or make it through applicant tracking systems (ATS) as a job seeker, keywords are essential.
Don’t pretend to have a question just so you can talk about yourself
When your interviewer asks what questions you have for them, this is your cue to ask legitimate, genuine questions that you have about the work (or the company, or the team, or so forth). It is not appropriate for you to use the time as a sales pitch, by asking questions that are thinly disguised opportunities for you to try to market yourself for the job.