Tag Archives: Job Search

7 Very Real Reasons You Were Not Hired (This Time)

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What are the real reasons you were not hired… this time? I get asked all of the time by job seekers why they weren’t hired for a job they applied for. I hear the same story: You’ve been on a number of interviews and sent out more applications than you can count, but still no luck. If you hear back at all, it’s often a “thanks for your time, but we’re not interested” or “you’re not the right fit for this role.” I know that it can be frustrating and disheartening. But while everyone’s situation is unique, I may be able   

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Social Media Tricks: 6 Ways to Stand Out in a Crowded Field

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Tired of spending endless time searching for jobs and then not hearing anything back? Frustrated by a failure to get noticed in a crowded field?

The key is knowing what online tools are on the rise and how to use proven social media tricks to advance your career…

Like these…   

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The Job Search Questions We’re Too Afraid to Ask (But Should)

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Searching for a job is not an easy process. We don’t where to go to ask our job search questions.

Sometimes, we don’t even know if we should ask. We fear not sounding like we know what we’re doing or maybe don’t have a plan…   

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5 Job Search Scenarios That Shouldn’t Surprise You

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When you are new to job search, it can seem like a complex maze of unfamiliar scenarios. Don’t let requests from a future employer surprise you. Here’s help to prepare for five things employers frequently request.    

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To Be Hired Today: Earn an Employee Referral

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Being recommended to the employer by a current employee is usually the best and fastest way to a new job. Known as an “employee referral,” a referred candidate is five times more likely to be hired than a candidate who was not referred.

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The Consultant Mindset: How to Win Today’s Job Search

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What is a “consultant mindset”? And what does it have to do with finding a new job? Some of my colleagues will boo me for this, but based on the success of some of my clients over the past year, presenting a resume first is not always the answer. Instead, find work by leveraging the mindset of a consultant. In other words: present solutions first, then your resume. In fact, if you have a clear, well thought-out approach, and present short and long-term solutions to employers, a resume will be an afterthought. (Look at your keyboard, and now look at   

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