Job seekers today have their work cut out for them. Competition is intense. Every online application system gets hundreds of submissions (sometimes thousands), so capturing the employer’s attention is extremely important. But you can be prepared … Read more about How do you make an effective job search?
COVID layoffs have increased competition for interviews. My goal is to help you understand how to get an interview. Most job seekers do not understand that a key to getting one is to match their qualifications to the needs of the employer. It’s also … Read more about How To Get An Interview
LinkedIn is a valuable tool for job searches. There are many ways to leverage it. Yes, it’s part of the social media universe. But unlike Facebook, it is a business platform and not intended for personal discussions or photos of kids and pets. It is … Read more about The Role of LinkedIn in Modern Day Job Searches
One of the most challenging interview questions for job seekers is, “So, tell me about yourself.” Answering this question requires preparation because it is open ended and carries the potential for rambling. Many job seekers flounder at this prompt, … Read more about How To Answer ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ Interview Questions
Most people in the workforce change roles and even careers several times. It is no longer considered unusual. In fact, you should be prepared, because the unexpected—such as a pandemic—can easily derail your career path and destroy your confidence. … Read more about What Are Transferable Skills?
It never feels good to be ghosted. But it happens. Job seekers often accuse recruiters of this practice. But here’s a bit of insight. Recruiters are human. Many of them have huge workloads and work long hours fulfilling their clients’ (meaning the … Read more about What It Means To Be Ghosted By A Recruiter