Job Seeker Frustrations, Make Yourself Accessable
by Beth Colley - Feb, 2010
I know that another think that frustrates job seekers is the lack of response they receive from HR. I recently encountered a situation with a client that can and will prevent potential employers from contacting you. She had an automated spam blocker and response section on her e-mail. The problem was that the ISP she was using for e-mail did not make the spam blocker user-friendly. I had to input it my information multiple...
Seven Day Resume Makeover
by Tai Goodwin - Feb, 2010
Does your resume need an upgrade? If you get a sinking feeling every time you think about what you need to do to get your resume into shape, here’s a 7 day plan to makeover your resume focusing on one thing each day. Day 1: Header and preparation – 45 minutes You name should be easily visible – make it a larger font-size than the rest of your content and make sure it is in bold typeface. Your email address and phone numb...
Talking Too Long: Parts 1 - 3
by Randy Wooden - Feb, 2010
Ever have someone keep talking to you long after you’d heard enough? They keep talking and all you want to do is end the conversation or that particular line of discussion. Have YOU ever been the one doing all the talking and not realized you were boring the other person to tears? Here is the first in a series of tips you can use to help determine how a listener is receiving what you’re saying. First, it’s important to...
Your Resume: Your Marketing and Sales Pitch
by Debra Wheatman - Feb, 2010
Have you ever walked into a retail store with the intention of ‘just browsing’? Really, you do not need anything; you are just window shopping, passing the time. Suddenly, a salesperson approaches; she engages you in polite conversation. Before you know it, you have an entire fitting room filled with things. You are trying the articles on feverishly searching for the ‘perfect outfit’. Your salesperson is providing her input (o...
Frustrated About Your Performance Appraisal? Time To Take Control
by Dawn Lennon - Feb, 2010
Here we go again! It’s time for the annual performance review, an experience that creates either euphoric satisfaction or stunned disbelief. Anything in the middle feels like a dull thud and doesn’t amount to much. Once we get our rating news, we’re left with several options: reach higher, get better, give up, or hide. Performance reviews often feel like verdicts by a one person jury. That’s because the process for ev...
Using the One-question Interview to Measure Motivation
by Lou Adler - Feb, 2010
When I started out as a recruiter, some 30 years ago, it was pretty clear that you could make more placements if you were a better interviewer than your hiring manager clients. Not only would all of your candidates be interviewed, but your best ones wouldn’t get tossed under the bus by superficial or narrow assessments, or if they possessed less-than-stellar presentation skills. This led to the development of the one-question...
Are You Phone Interview Savvy?
by Kris Plantrich - Feb, 2010
Phone interviews have been quite a prevalent topic for my clients this week. I received calls sharing that one client had completed a phone interview with two other clients having scheduled phone interviews for next week. With so many in one week, I wonder if this may be a new norm for some companies. When my clients called, they were thrilled at the opportunity but nervous of what to expect and anticipate. They had many qu...
by David Lee - Feb, 2010
How good are you at giving “constructive feedback”? Is the feedback you give truly constructive? Whether giving someone feedback or expressing your opinion, do you do it in a way that communicates: A) “You’re a fool” or B) “Here’s my perspective.” I was just reminded of this while reading responses to a question posed in a speakers e-newsletter I received. One of the members asked fellow members for their perspective...
Fact or Opinion?
by Nan S. Russell - Feb, 2010
"You ain't going nowhere, son. You ought to go back to drivin' a truck." What if Elvis believed this Grand Ole Opry manager's critique after his l954 performance? Or the Beatles listened in 1962 when Decca Recording Company responded, "We don't like their sound. Groups of guitars are on the way out." What if Rudyard Kipling quit writing when the San Francisco Examiner told him, "I'm sorry, but you just don't know how to use...
How to Humanize Your Job Search
by Kevin Donlin - Feb, 2010
Question: If you've ever been hired without first meeting the employer in person, open your window and scream "Yes!" Hear anything? Neither do I. Until more scientific proof turns up, just agree with me here: You can't get hired by a computer or over the phone. Before you can work for people, you have to meet people. And the more people you meet, the faster you'll get hired. Here are three ways to do so, usin...
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