If you’re in the market for a new job, chances are you’re getting lots of tips about the job search from friends, colleagues – and yes, posts like this one.
But wouldn’t it be more helpful if you could get that advice directly from the people who actually do the hiring?
The research, preparation and hard work paid off. You should feel very proud of yourself. After all, you’ve landed your dream job!
Before the flurry of new job jitters take hold, pause to pat yourself on the back. Then – because it’s unlikely your job hunt was a solo adventure – be sure to thank everyone that helped along the way. And I do mean everyone…
Twice a year, a 70-year-old Italian immigrant-turned-millionaire CEO walks into Cortese’s restaurant in Binghamton with his 20-something Haitian mentee and orders the same exact dinner: baked salmon, pork chops, Caesar salad with Italian crumbly and a side of gnocchi. While this scene sounds straight out of the movie “Finding Forrester,” it’s just a typical dinner with my long-standing mentor, Angelo Mastrangelo.
You worked hard to secure that job interview. And you know: to win the job you must win the interview!
Despite some of the complicated advice you might receive, winning the interview often comes down to four factors…
Most of us seem to think that the traits of successful entrepreneurs only apply to CEOs and business owners. Consistently thinking like an entrepreneur, however, can take you a long way toward accomplishing many goals, especially when vying for a new job.
Here are four ways you can call on your inner entrepreneur during a job search…
Many job seekers want to keep their private lives private. But what if you could improve your chances of being the selected candidate by using social media? Consider this: A June CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,000 hiring managers and human resource professionals revealed that 43% of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates. While the report discusses the negative repercussions of social media, it also illustrates how a positive online impression can sway employers: “One third (33 percent) of employers who research candidates on social networking sites say they’ve found content that made them more likely to