I work in inside sales and account management so I generally get a bunch of customer calls a day. Its generally a pretty positive experience since the customers are usually reasonable. Once in a while I might get a jerk but that's pretty rare. This changed recently though.
Recently, when I started applying for other inside sales jobs and going into interviews that seem like i would be perfectly suited for the position. Which is fantastic but, I... see more
When you’re out there in today’s market trying to find employment you’re oblivious to others looking right along side of you. It can be intense, frustrating and depressing. Especially when you have a family to care for and bills to pay.
I find stepping back, re-evaluating your skill set and making changes to your key words helps. I recently found an old resume from 14 years ago that showcased skills I hadn’t used in some time and I do plan on... see more
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I worked with a lot of good people and amazing kids
... and to ALL of you for that matter!! If you are not actively networking with friends, family and other associates you may be missing THE opportunity to land that new job! Let the people in your circle know you are looking for work and ask if they have leads or can introduce you to business owners or hiring managers.
It IS who you know -- and you'd be surprised at the introductions and referrals you can find just by asking. Who should you... see more
The old saying, “You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” has never been more true than when it comes to hiring events and job fairs.
Job fair and hiring event preparation happens long before you walk into the event, so take as much time as possible in the days leading up to prepare.
Here are our six tips on how to showcase your best self at these events, and increase your chances of landing a job.
Bring copies of your... see more
I'm a pretty spiritual person, and I tend to get along pretty well with people. I conversate with people in a positive manner.
It's good to make friends, personal friends, at work. We are more willing to help a friend who is having trouble with a client or who is temporarily unable to do his share of the work. Also, it's easier to be told by a friend that you need to step it up a bit, if necessary. They know what your capabilities are and won't lie to you and tell you can do better when they know you can't.
There are no stupid questions. We are here to teach one another.
Instead of staying silent during a job fair or interview SPEAK UP and let your voice be heard!
By building a rapport with the employers before getting into the nitty-gritty details of the job it can give you a major competitive edge over other candidates. Plus it will feel more like a friendly conversation which can certainly help calm those nerves. You can also use this information later on when following up.
Remember, these questions are not... see more
I have been a recruiter forever. Here are some tips:
If you are really in a push and need a a job asap do 2 things- 1) Create a resume and post it on web sites. That is called being a passive candidate- letting the people come to you. Here are some sites to post it on- Monster.com , indeed.com, dice.com, careerbuilder.com, glassdoor.com, your local craigslist, and Ziprecruiter. This is not all of them but probably the best of them. Put your... see more