I was reading a blog post by Debra Wheatman and it started me thinking. The post was about how to stand out from the crowd through an online application process. In this saturated job market, so many job seekers are looking for ways to stand out. It’s easy to either blend in or to get … Continue reading To Call, or Not to Call. That is the Question.
Every day I come across posts by job search experts, career advisers, coaches, and every other kind of self-imposed, trust-inducing title telling me the same thing: Never, ever, ever discuss salary during an interview process. They say that it gives the job seeker a disadvantage; that it's putting all your cards on the table; that … Continue reading Salary is Not a Four Letter Word
Just joining us? Check out part 1 and part 2. You have created an amazing resume. You have submitted it for the right job at the right time, using your network to give you a boost wherever appropriate. You aced the phone screen. Now you're in the home stretch. You've scheduled an interview for the … Continue reading How to Land a Job, Part 3: The Interview
OK. So you've read part 1 of the series and you now have the perfect resume. Now what are you supposed to do with it? What steps can you take to maximize the chances that the right person will see it at the right time and will want to interview you? While there is no … Continue reading How to Land a Job, Part 2: Getting the Interview
So you want to land your dream job, or at least a job you can live with. Great! Having a goal is the first step. Now where do you go from there? This is the first in a 3-part series that will give you some basic knowledge and tools that will help you land that job. … Continue reading How to Land a Job, Part 1: The Resume