By Ira Ray
Many of the people who are fortunate enough to be currently employed are active in today’s job market. Maybe it is the threat of impending lay-offs or the frustration of working in an organization that is depleted. Perhaps they simply need to find a new adventure. Although handling interviews and other communications with prospective employers — without jeopardizing one’s reputation and job security — may seem to require only common sense, it helps to have a strategy and a plan. How to handle phone calls and phone interviews? How to dress for an interview without tipping off colleagues and the boss? How to explain those absences for interviews? John Rossheim shares best practices and recommendations from recruiters and career coaches.