Yes, you have a network. Family. Friends. Neighbors. Former colleagues and customers. Your church or spiritual community. Your clubs. Your gym. Yes, you have contacts everywhere. Leverage them for information on job opportunities and introductions: https://www.helpguide.org/articles/relationships-communication/job-networking-tips.htm/
Enhance Yourself With Charm
Charm is simply defined as the power or quality of giving delight or arousing admiration. Given it's alluring quality, charm is something that could benefit all of us.
What is the most important quality to possess when trying to win someone over, whether in business or in your personal life? It's charm, the ability to create extraordinary rapport with anyone, and make him or her feel truly exceptional in your…
The other day, an HR acquaintance shared some interesting information from her side that I thought would be insightful to jobseekers:
1. HR professionals search online for candidates. So make sure your resume is online.
2. HR professionals look for you on LinkedIn. They look to see if you have any contacts in common. If so, they may even contact your contacts if they know them to find out about you.
3. They Google you and look at what you post…
Relax... It can be easy to psych yourself out before a job fair. You’ll be much better off if you take a few minutes to collect yourself, get the lay of the land, and stay calm.
Get in a Rhythm... Start with companies low on your priority list. This will give you a chance to practice your pitch, Q&A, and thought process. Once you’ve got a good interview rhythm, then it’s time to hit the big leagues.
Become Unforgettable... Put all the business…
I find today's job searching cumbersome and impersonal as it all takes place behind e-mails and employment websites. One such website continues to send me insurance jobs even though my resume clearly indicates I am in another profession. I am now starting to knock on my peers doors to network the old fashion way, it seems to be gleaning results. Does anyone out there have the same experience?
When you do good, Good comes right back at you. People always remember what you said. whether good or bad but in the back of their mind, there are seeds planted of what's been done. I am not necessarily speaking of materialistic things but the little things day by day. It goes a long way! Try not to burn that bridge, you may never know what the future holds.
Hey, if you’re sick and tired sending out resumes that only end up some manager’s trash file then you should try to get to a job fair. I know what you’re thinking…been there, done that, and it doesn’t work.
I used to feel the same way but not getting any attention from hiring managers for the countless amount of resumes I’ve been sending out and running out of savings has led me to desperate measures. Besides, how else am I going to get my info…
Im sure others have thought this or maybe not at all but I’m starting to think that getting a job is based on WHO you know and not your experience. It sucks when nothing comes out of you going the right way about it but the minute you tweak a few things, thats when you get everything you wanted.. Its crazy how things work these days! But to all the people struggling to get their feet in the door, KEEP GOING..Your time is coming!!!
... 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…
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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…