There are many steps to landing your dream job and each is very important. But if your lucky enough to land an in-person interview, the pressure is really on. You have to nail it. Of course, doing so takes a lot of preparation and practice. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a comprehensive, step-by-step interview guide to help you present yourself in the best possible light? Well… YouTern to the rescue!
These days, it’s too easy to get lost in the crowd of job seekers. You apply and hear nothing. Today, successful job applications for most jobs require 2 elements:
1. You must be qualified for the job (meet at least 50% of the requirements).
2. You must have a solid online reputation that an employer can easily find via Google.
View your job search as a sales job — you are “selling” your work as an employee, and the employer is “buying” your work based on your “features” (skills, knowledge, experience, and accomplishments).
Check out these 10 ways to differentiate yourself from other job seekers:
Sometimes we find ourselves unexpectedly unemployed. It happens. Companies downsize, corporations shift focus, and contingent contracts are completed. It’s not always a bad thing. It might just be time to move on. But it can be a little scary. Oh, the first few days of unemployment can be a blast, But that feeling of freedom and endless opportunities can be swiftly replaced with feelings of dread, hopelessness, and self-doubt.
Even in the Social Age, your resume may be the most important element of your job search. It is often your foot in the door; the first thing that hiring managers see. Given the importance of first impressions, you certainly don’t want to make any deadly resume mistakes. Thankfully, there’s plenty of advice out there telling you how to write the perfect resume. Everyone from hiring managers to CEOs seems willing to offer their opinion on how the best resumes should look. But where can you go to learn what a bad resume looks like?
Are you about to face your first real internship or job interview? This infographic from myjobmag.com will take you back to the classroom and teach you all the job interview basics.
As you’ll see, it provides universal advice and tips that serve as a foundation for any interview preparation…
Employers no longer have the upper-hand when selecting candidates. In our current job market, the tables have turned and candidates have the power!
this in mind, what are candidate expectations before, during, and after the recruiting process?