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Over the last year it has been great to talk with many of you through the blog, over the phone or through email.
I am putting together a course to help people with their careers, networking, resumes, and interviewing. I want to make sure that I really cover everything. (Or atleast what is most important)
So can you help me out and tell me what your #1 challenge is, and what information, tools, or guidance would help you? Not only will this help me to make sure that my course creates maximum value...I want to make sure that I am delivering maximum value to YOU here on scoop.it.
When considering a new job, it is important to ensure the grass will truly be greener on the other side.
While working for a new employer often helps an employee's career, it can also be a detriment. A new study from Spherion Staffing Services revealed that long-term career advancement doesn't always happen by moving from one employer to another, but rather by staying with one company.
Specifically, 63% of workers said that long-term career advancement depends on staying with an employer for a long time. Additionally, 61% of workers today said that changing jobs every few years usually damages a person's long-term career prospects.
Examples of key questions to ask your interviewer when going through the job search process. (So interview is almost over and the interviewee hands over the baton to you to ask them a few questions. Please...
Here’s the problem: More than ever before, change is the rule, not the exception, in business. Globalization means more competition. The technology that makes you better than your competition today is obsolete tomorrow. Any knowledge you already possess is depreciating at an accelerating rate. How do you cope with the instability of it all?
I would like to offer one key philosophy that we at our company have been offering to our leaders.....Learning is not enough, we as leaders need to be constantly learning, unlearning, and re-learning. The game has changed and the rules are evolving by the minute.
Keep your running shoes on, the ride is exciting as long as you remain open, flexible, and adaptable to change. Remember, if it is difficult...you are about to grow and learn something new.
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Interviewing can be an awful lot like first dates. You put so much time and effort into what you are going to wear, what you are going to say, and how to put your best foot forward.
The entire interview process surely can play its toll on a person. Take a read on some tips to help you make the interview process a smoother more relaxing one.
Quick tip: Think of the stress that you have bottled up as positive energy. You need that energy in order to be at your best. The key is to be purposeful and use your energy to your advantage.
Smile, walk with energy, be alert, and be fully engaged. Remember your technical skills and experience may have gotten you the invite for the interview; however, what will land you the job is your interpersonal skills and competencies.
So don't be afraid to show your enthusiasm for the postiion and the company!
Wishing you the best of luck on your next interview.
Being invited to an interview is an extremely good opportunity to finally get that job, and it is usually the last step, before you receive either good or bad news. Days before the interview, we are (Presentation is everything in an #interview.
Those of us with jobs and careers at the moment can all still vividly remember a time when we were nervously sitting outside an important-looking office waiting for an emotionless secretary to buzz us in. Even though I had always been a good public speaker, job interviews are still one of the most stressful situations...
Interviewing skills as important as resume during a job search Lansing State Journal But if you're consistently getting first round interviews and not making it any further, it may be time to look at one aspect of job searching few people really...
The job of the resume is to talk for you, sell you to the recruiters, and Land you the interview! So now that you have the interview, we should not rely on experience to land you the job.
Besides your experience and skills...why would you hire you for the position? What makes you the best candidate for the job? If everyone else had more experience and skills than you -- what strengths and competencies would separate you from the competition?
Do yourself a favor and reflect on the above three questions. If you don't know why you are the best candidate how will the interviewer know?
Some companies are notorious for using interview processes that bring you back to the days of your college entrance exams. But which companies and industries have the toughest interview processes out there? Do candidates walk away with a positive or negative experience? Does a tough interview translate to satisfied employees? Glassdoor sheds light on all of these important questions with our report and analysis of the Top 25 Most Difficult Companies to Interview.
It amazes me how many people do not follow up after an interview.
I can't tell you how many times a hiring decision was down to 2-3 candidates. The hiring manager then starts comparing everything to help him or her select one candidate over another. Then they receive a genuine, well thought out thank you note from one candidate. The decision is made:)
Hope this article and my humble advice help you ace your next interview, and of course land you the job! Until next time...PS - Live on Purpose!
As for soon-to-be grads who will just be entering the job market, preparing, researching and asking good questions will put you in a better position to receive an offer. But, there are also plenty of bad questions that could ruin your chances....
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