Have you ever said to yourself, “I can’t follow up with this person, they’ll think I’m pushy”? Stop! First, you can do anything you want… there are no rules except “I must do what I have to do to get the job.” Second, can’t is a bad, bad word. Didn’t your mother ever tell you that? Third, do you really know this to be true? I mean, there is such a fine line between being pushy and persistent. Your definition is not the same as someone else. Push the line. Cross the line. If you screw up, learn… and adjust.
They often want to know: why a job opening stays open for months at a time; why their application status seems to be at a stand-still; why their interviews are spread out over weeks at a time; why there seems to be no conclusion or status update after the interview process; and much more.
The facts below just might help job seekers understand why recruiting processes are the way they are, and why everything seems to move much slower than they would like…
While many recruiters do cold-call potential candidates, when you’re actively job seeking don’t sit at home waiting for the phone to ring.
Actively build relationships with recruiters looking to place candidates like you in great positions!
There’s quite a bit you can do to actively reach out to recruiters and make yourself more visible in the marketplace…
In a job market that’s more competitive than ever, it’s more critical than ever that your cover letter stand out. With the advent of online job postings, you’re competing with a more global and wide-ranging group of people, so consider the content of your cover letter carefully. And never submit a resume without one—or you’re likely be dismissed by a recruiter for a lack of effort. Here are some pointers on how to craft the perfect cover letter: Use Details to Show Relevant Experience Make points in your cover letter that are relevant to the job you’re applying for. Is
You’ve read all the advice for writing a stellar resume. You’ve applied all the tips for great content. You’ve spent hours reviewing and perfecting it line by line. Friends have checked and double checked your spelling and grammar…
But you’re still not getting callbacks.
Is there anything else you do to improve your resume?