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Career Coach Office Hours: January 25 2022 |

I answer questions about your #jobsearch, #hiringstaff, #management, #leadership, #workplace issues or anything work for that matter. I do the live stream Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:15 AM Eastern. You can put your question into chat. You can also email questions to TheBigGameHunter(at) and put the phrase "Office Hours" into the subject line and I will answer it on my next show. #careercoachofficehours #careercoaching #careercoach #jobsearchtips #jobsearchadvice #interviews #hiring #managingpeople #leadershipskills 00:00 intro and Coffee Toast 02:35 How much does major matter in a job application? 04:00 Why is it important to have both men and women on the hiring committee when interviewing potential new employees? 07:00 Is it normal for recruiters to be rude during the counteroffer phase? 09:47 Does a software engineer who aced all the interview rounds (coding, system design, behavioral, etc.) but failed to impress the hiring manager still have a shot at getting hired? 11:21 I saw a job posted on LinkedIn, but it was posted 4 months ago. What does this mean? Does it mean that the job role is still open? Is it worth it to apply? 12:53 What happens if there is a discrepancy in a background check? 15:58 What do you do if your boss is stopping you from growing? The mute option kicked in a for about 30 seconds 16:43 What do you do if your boss is stopping you from growing? 18:50 How should I answer in my work appraisal to the question "what do you want to be famous for at work"? 21:41 If you are given a chance to become a human resource manager which qualities do you prefer to consider in hiring applicants: skills, attitudes, talent, or pleasing personality? Why? 23:59 Why are new employers asking for pay stubs? 25:08 Is it okay to ask for a salary raise twice in one year? 27:40 Why do most of the interviewers call me overqualified? 28:37 What do I do if my employer is not paying contractors I hire and still wants me to continue hiring more without first paying prior ones? 29:57 Other than gas, what else did they remove from the inflation numbers? 31:17 If I did not get a job that I interviewed for but am re-applying a year later, is it acceptable to reach out to that recruiter again? 32:49 Does Facebook contact candidates again that performed well but did not get an offer (especially if the recruiter said he wants to keep in contact)? 34:10 The Dollar Store is now the $1.25 store. Is that 25% inflation? 34:56 Do software engineering recruiters ever filter a candidate from the interview process after they have spoken to the candidate without forwarding the resume to hiring team? 35:59 Outro and how to reach me ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching, and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with over 2300 episodes. Are you interested in 1:1 coaching, interview coaching, advice about networking more effectively, how to negotiate your offer or leadership coaching? Schedule a discovery call at my website, Learn to interview like a pro. "The Ultimate Job Interview Framework" Kindle and print versions are available on Amazon. My newest courses are Salary Negotiation Mistakes to Avoid: ht
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