Have a Great Elevator Speech Ready for Job Search or Get Stuck on the Ground Floor


Added: April 16, 2019
Here are the 5 Things your story needs to cover. Make the chapters short but memorable.



What’s a Worse Crime than Identity Theft for Job Seekers?


Added: March 29, 2019
"Picture you’re at the airport, making a mad dash for a flight and eager to start your journey. Unfortunately, one important thing you forgot to pack was your passport and now you’ve managed to bring your trip to a grinding halt. Why? Because you have no form of identification to prove who you are and, without that, you’re going nowhere. Think about that same scenario as you kick off a job search and you’ll understand the importance of carrying your identification with you...."



ARE YOU TOO OLD TO BE HIRED FOR THAT NEXT JOB YOU WANT?


Added: March 12, 2019
ARE YOU TOO OLD TO BE HIRED FOR THAT NEXT JOB YOU WANT?



Prepping for Job Search is Like Staging a Home


Added: February 19, 2019
Like many home sellers, job seekers can’t simply put a “for sale” sign up and expect to land a job. And, those assurances from friends of your home’s value are like your partner’s undying belief in you as the perfect match for a job. While that support is needed and appreciated, the reality is you’ll be dealing with total strangers in job search and will have to build new relationships. Using these five techniques employed by realtors and stagers will open opportunities that lead to a job offer.



SOME TIPS TO MAKE A GOOD IMPRESSION DURING A SKYPE INTERVIEW


Added: February 06, 2019
If you haven’t job searched in quite a while, you will learn that a growing number of companies use a video conferencing software, such as SKYPE to conduct initial job interviews. Your SKYPE chat (using a video cam) is an interview screening process and a way to identify the applicants that are best fitted for the position. If you pass this stage, the next step is usually a face-to-face interview.



ARE YOU ABLE TO SUMMARIZE “WHO YOU ARE” IN 30 SECONDS?


Added: January 29, 2019
If you’re in a job search, one of the first things you will need to do is create your ideal “elevator pitch.”, which will summarize who you are!



What is the difference between a Resume and Handbill?


Added: January 24, 2019
If you are looking for another way to engage others with you in a networking environment, you may consider putting together and bringing a HANDBILL to your next networking group!



FINAL INTERVIEW IS DONE AND NOTHING TO DO BUT WAIT?  FAT LADY AIN’T SINGING JUST YET.


Added: August 28, 2018
Most interview advice centers assist on what to do before and how to act during the meeting, but generally stops there. There is an equally important and generally overlooked step; how to keep the door open after that last interview.



A Unique Job Search Strategy


Added: August 15, 2018
Have you heard about the homeless man in California who handed out his resumes to strangers?



CAREERS APLENTY


Added: July 17, 2018
What makes you special and separated from everyone else?



GET MORE OUT OF LINKEDIN WITH THESE FIVE TIPS


Added: June 19, 2018
Not that long ago “networking” meant going to events and exchanging business cards. While in-person networking still happens today, the social networking site LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial tool for anyone wanting to grow his or her professional network.



THREE SIMPLE SALARY DISCUSSION TIPS FOR THE JOB SEEKERS


Added: May 20, 2018
Talking about work history, even family life, seems less personal than talking about money. It can feel awkward and uncomfortable – but it does not have to be. Here are three tips to make salary discussions productive and turn them to your favor.



WHAT DO COVER LETTERS AND THANK YOU LETTERS HAVE IN COMMON?


Added: May 10, 2018
Job seekers include cover letters with resumes when applying for jobs. After first and second interviews, they also send thank you letters. But what those letters have in common speaks to their real purpose and value to job seekers, and that is persuasion. Let me explain ....



3 SIMPLE SALARY DISCUSSION TIPS FOR THE JOB SEEKER


Added: April 25, 2018
Three great tips to make salary discussions productive and turn them to your favor!



THE 45 SECOND RESUME


Added: April 18, 2018
I had long heard that the average hiring director spends between 45 to 90 seconds reading an applicant’s resume before making a decision to interview or not interview, but didn’t believe it. And then I had an experience that made me a believer ...


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