Everyone needs to understand the primary drivers that can make you thrive, or take a dive. Analyze your abilities based on key points below. If you are not honest with yourself how will you grow and develop? Nobody is listening. Call it the way it is. Don't look to fix what is working. Look to understand what is not working or holding you back. Maximize your chance to thrive!
Take the time to think about each point and be realistic in your responses.
Welcome to the job market. It is by far one of the most daunting experiences job seekers go through and will continue to try and navigate through, to gain employment. It doesn't matter if it is your first job search or you are an experienced individual or it has been a long time since you had to look for new employment, the job market can be confusing. I am hearing a lot of grumbling as people try to understand where and how to look for employment today. This exclusive program will provide an overview so you gain an understanding . . .
Should potential employers have all of the power to make or break your interview process? What if you could turn the dial towards you, the job seeker and have control over interview destiny?
It is up to you to go through each interview process as prepared as possible. You can try and wing it, however in the competitive employment space of today, without intense preparation, you will likely find yourself still on the unemployment side of the table. Your competitors who realized the value of knowledge equals power will be gainfully employed.
Like anything worthwhile, preparation meets opportunity. The same . . .
It does not matter if you are employed or if currently unemployed, if you are looking for employment you may want to continue this program. Here are some helpful tips to follow as a job seeker.
Job seeker tips:
Watch out for resume scammers: ensure you know where your resume is going when as it includes all of your personal information. You will never be asked for money from a Canadian recruiter and most U.S.A. recruiters would never ask you to e-transfer money. An employer . . .
Senior executives rarely are the first point of contact viewing your resume or online profile. As so much is accessible today on that rare occasion that it is a hiring leader actually searching for candidates themselves, count yourself in the top 2% range, if you get lucky.
9/10 resumes and/or profiles sent by candidates answering job posting ads may never get their resume or online profile viewed by the actual hiring manager. In most organizations with the volume of candidates that apply per job opening, time per job search spent continues to increase as an internal cost, therefore . . .
In today's digital world it is integral to your career that you master how to achieve maximum job search success. The job market gatekeepers in our world today are job boards, social and business or association networking websites, employers and recruiters. We really do understand.
A few quick questions you may want to ask yourself. Do you find it challenging to position yourself as a job seeker with recruiters? Not sure how to send your resume to a potential employer so that you are not caught in the maze of job applicants? Do you feel confused about which social . . .
Let’s deep dive to develop and build a strategy so that you generate and select the right job search prospects. Learn what to expect from the hiring selection process. Explore what the hiring organizations and their hiring leaders expect when working with you as a candidate directly. Finding the right next employment home is critical to your business and personal life satisfaction. The path you choose to walk down next will set the tone for the next number of years in your career. Find out how to select direct organizations as target prospects for your job search strategy. Learn . . .
Are you feeling frustrated? Is it confusing as you scrape to find a strategy where you can actually reach hiring managers directly? Are you annoyed that you are wasting time and can’t get through to find the positions you are qualified for? Getting caught in the nightmare of online recruiting software screening you out? There are so many considerations required when seeking your next employment home. How do you manage through the maze of how organizations hire today? What are your options?
If you approach the job market without doing your homework up front, it will take you 50 . . .
How you present your personal digital brand to employers and recruiters is critical, if you hope to get on the "A" list.
Presenting winning personal branding is crucial for the job seeker at any employment level who is actively conducting a job search and currently in career building mode. It is important to keep in mind that as you create or revise your digital personal brand, how you relay the facts that will best reflect and portray you, are what will entice those hiring to drill into your background. Before you revise your public facing digital brand, consider . . .
Drill into who you are, how others perceive you and how you communicate your personal brand so it is automatically in sync with your online profile and resume.
To be viewed online by those who do not know you as a promotable team member or business leader requires a well thought out plan. It is it is time to focus on you and your digital presentation. Articulate a consistent message. Communicate that you are an engaging professional. Be strategic and thoughtful in managing the professional and personal messages that are released by you and about you. As a . . .
You can choose to ignore this subject as wishy-washy or you can open your thoughts, push past your comfort zone and treat yourself to an all about "me" day.
If you only have a few hours and don’t have the luxury of a full day ok, then dedicate specific time and make it all about you and think just about you. Think about what is important to you and only you. We all spend our time thinking, helping and doing for others. It's time to think ALL ABOUT . . .
Email & text communication, is it of benefit or can it be a convoluted communication tool?
I am pretty sure all of our subscribers would agree that email and texting as a primary communication practice within organizations, has caused problems with those receiving and those sending. Further, it is a fact that both communication mediums are increasingly adding to the loss of productivity and increased cost of operations. These two communication mediums have also increased errors internally and with customers. Error levels increase for organizations with multiple offices in multiple countries or customers based internationally. The volume of . . .
Organizations are concerned with many variables when hiring. Job seekers have other concerns when looking for employment. When it comes to interviewing, the job seeker finds an opportunity, applies through the organizations preferred mechanism and hope to have impressed them enough with their resume and/or profile that an invitation is extended for an interview.
Organizations go through many steps before they can meet you!
All organizations go through an internal process to get hiring approval, complete all internal paperwork with all required approvals, they analyze the position requirements to assess what is required, assign a compensation range . . .
If you have never resigned from an employer, it would be a good idea to secure an exit plan before you speak to your boss.
If you have been terminated by someone that is not your boss or approached by another organization about a new role in a new organization or you have worked to find yourself a new employment home, you will need to resign from your current employer. This can be a very emotionally charged time in your career. Prepare yourself emotionally and design a plan with precision to make certain you retain the best of relations with . . .