You’re Hired – April Fool!

JoAnn KawamotoAfter months of job searching, budgeting, building resumes, and interviewing, a choice job offer has finally arrived! The interview was great and the feedback was that you were the best candidate. You accepted the offer and were given a start date to begin in a week. Fantastic!

However a week passes and no further contact has occurred. There have not been any requests for follow up information, required testing, or paperwork. You call your contact and are told to stand down. Then a week later they call back, but it is to inform you that the offer is now withdrawn! Is this some sad and cruel April Fool’s joke?
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Juggles as a Free Agent

will-s-0209Consider all your options while mulling offers.

With football season now at a close, weekends can really be tough for me. I do enjoy many other forms of sports, but nothing gets my blood percolating like the clashing of helmets out on the grid iron.

The great thing about the NFL off season is the period of free agency. This is an exciting time when players with expiring contracts have the right to negotiate deals with their current team, or possibly explore the open market to consider offers from other organizations. Capitalizing on the right decision can be a rewarding proposition for players as they carefully ponder their futures and juggle various offers. Continue reading “Juggles as a Free Agent”