When you are going on a job interview or following up after the interview, what makes you special? How do you differentiate yourself from everyone else who has the same job title? You need to show that you are better, different, and more qualified than the next candidate who wants that job.
After you apply for a job, or write directly to a company,chances are if they are interested, they will call you for a phone screening, even before they call you for an in-person meeting. If the phone screening goes well, then they will call you in for the first interview. If that goes well, you […]
Networking is one of the two best ways to find your next job. Are you going to at least one to three networking events a week? How do you start and end conversations? How do you keep track of the people you meet?
1. Separate your […]
You’re going for a particular job title. All the other people with that same job title have done the same things as you have. Or have they? Maybe not. So how do you distinguish yourself from the other candidates?
At some point in our careers, we all have had period of job inactivity – at least most of us…when we were unemployed. We lost a job, left a job, had to take off time to take care of a sick family member, or we went to graduate school. So what do you put on […]
You are in a job search… you send out hundreds of letters, make dozens of phone calls, and get no response or rejection letters. You go on interviews. You get rejected. How do you deal with it? The short answer is: don’t take it personally.
You may be rejected for reasons totally out of your control – […]
Have you been complaining about your job, how boring it is, or how you hate your boss, or you’re not learning anything new BUT you have done nothing about it?
Are you still just answering ads on the internet hoping to get an interview? If you are, you are wasting 90% of your time. Only 10% of people get jobs through answering ads on the internet.
In a recent op-ed article a recruiter complained about all the mistakes people made in applying for a particular job opening. There were dozens of resumes from people who had absolutely no experience in the field, or they did and were not specific about how they could help the company. He listed his phone number […]
You think you are doing all that you can for your job search and then, you hit a brick wall. You just can’t seem to do any more. You are tired of sending out resumes into a black hole. You are tired of not getting responses and you are de-motivated. What to do? Start calling…