It may seem obvious. You were invited to an interview with the recruiter. At this point, it’s all about the dialogue, and you’re a fantastic interviewer, so what else do you need but yourself and your confidence – right?
Wrong. Sometimes less is not more. And, interviews offer an opportunity to strategically slide in a value-add here and there, depending upon the course the conversation takes.
Following are five ideas of value-add items to bring to the interview to help enhance your personal marketing message, compelling your interview forward:
Whether you’re beginning your job search or a seasoned pro, everyone needs to fine tune their personal brand, periodically. So what is this mythical “personal brand”? It’s not something you can touch or smell, but it’s definitely visible to employers.
Still unsure of what your personal brand means? It’s your unique set of experiences, accomplishments, skills, education, attitude, and passion that provide the promise of value to future employers.
Don’t put this off — consider these tips to fine-tune your brand today:
Customizing your resume for each application you send is critical in today’s job search.
Why? Because in today’s economy, your resume must convey that you are a perfect match for the that job at that company!
When tailoring your resume, there are five key areas to customize in order to really get noticed by the employer…