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With all the training, coaching, and resources available for
job seekers, hiring managers remain astounded by the missteps
candidates make in interviews. When interviewing for a job or
promotion, your goal as the candidate is to highlight your offer as
a benefit for the company, show a direct correlation between your
experience and the goals of the company, and demonstrate how your
values align w...
How do I make myself more marketable as a job
This is the million dollar question. If you are not marketable, you
will struggle to find a job and once you find one, you will
struggle to do the job. There are many different aspects about
being more marketable in your job search.
Start with your technology skills
Job seekers need to make sure they keep their skills honed while
You hear it over and over again. People say things like,
“There are just no jobs out there!” And, “No
one’s hiring for the kind of position I want.” Most of
the time, when people say things like this, it’s because they
aren’t looking in all the right places. They think that all
available jobs on the market are posted on job boards, and so
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At some point, usually at the conclusion of the interview, you
may be asked, "Do you have any questions?" A common answer to this
question is, "No, I think you've covered everything very well."
This is the wrong answer! You have passed up your opportunity to
ask some critical questions that may make a difference as to
whether you want to work for this company.
Here are some rules and basic questio...
When you apply via email, there are a couple of options. You can
write your cover letter directly into an email message (the same
rules for writing a proper letter and proofing it apply) and attach
your resume (a MS Word attachment is best). Or, you can attach both
your resume and letter, as separate documents to the email address.
Send yourself a copy, as well (use the bcc: field in your email
Not many people realize it, but the job-hunt is one of the most
studied phenomena of our time. It is amazing what we know about
Acquainting yourself with this research can pay rich dividends to
any job-hunter, and especially if your job-hunt is running into
trouble. Let me illustrate what I mean.
Most job-hunters think there are basically only three ways to go
about their job-hunt: resumes, ...
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Are you looking for positive and tangible ways to increase your
real and perceived value to your current company? If so,
congratulations on your wise decision! Increasing your value can
help avoid layoffs and job instability. It can also serve you in
terms of excellent job reviews and potential salary increases.
Not only will your focus pay off in real time, but also in the
future! If you love you...
First impressions are often the most lasting in any situation,
be it meeting a new friend, speaking in front of an audience, going
on vacation or in the job search. Most job seekers think that the
first impression is made when you're in an interview setting, but
it begins much earlier when you first make contact with a
Here are different areas where you can make a good...
Are you telling the employer what you’ve done, or are you
selling yourself to them by showing what you’ve accomplished?
Telling the hiring manager what you’ve done sounds just like
everyone else that ever held the same job. Selling them the idea of
hiring you because of what you can accomplish is a more effective
strategy. When writing your own resume, answer this one simple