Listen to this episode of my podcast, MentorShelly Career Podcast , Episode 17 – Job search techniques that work – Part 1 https://anchor.fm/mentor-shelly/episodes/Episode-17—Job-search-techniques-that-work—Part-1-e29gk0
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The primary function of your #resume is to pique the interest of the #employer enough to get a job interview. If you’re not getting calls from employers for more information what you have to offer, then this career tool is not doing its job for you.
Want to have all your career tools such as your resumes, cover letters and/or letters of recommendation reviewed by an human resources professional to improve their chances of working for you? Go check out this resource where I review all your career tools…so they can start working in your favor.
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The challenges you face when #lookingforajob can drive any sane person crazy even if you feel you’re doing all the right things such as…applying online, applying in-person, going to industry specific networking events etc.
Keep in mind, the quality of your #careertools can also make it break your chances of getting callbacks for #interviews when you do apply for jobs.
Want to make sure your career tools are truly working for you? Check out my resource to help get your #resumes #coverletters & other careers tools are working for you…not against you.
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We’ve all either had or know someone who experienced gaps in their #employment history. The only time it become a concern is during a #jobinterview….by then…you may not be prepared with the proper response to this question.
It’s extremely important to be fully confident and prepared in responding to these and other fact finding questions before you go to the #interviews and how to handle them professionally. If you’re looking for more in-depth one-on-one #interviewprep, then go here.
Another important place to address gaps in your work history is on your resume. If you’re not sure how to structure it on your #resumes…check out my resource.
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We are finally at part 5 of the 5-part series, New to the job market. If you have not seen the first 4 parts of the series, check them out at the links below:
If you still do not have your #resumes or #coverletters completed, please check out the resource here.
Ok, let’s jump right into the final part of this series. You’ve worked on your resume(s), cover letters and letters of recommendations. Placed your resume(s) on job boards & specific social media profiles and regular networking should start yielding you some job interviews by now.
If you’re getting nervous about the upcoming #interviews and don’t know what your first steps are… check out this audio series that can help you prepare for it.
Have any additional questions or want to connect? Contact me here.
We have come to the 4th part of the 5 part series where you are making the successful steps to be taken seriously in the job market, even if you’re new. Before we delve into the part 4 of the series, you will need resources from parts 1-3 to prepare you for part 4. Check them out here below:
Now that you have gotten caught up…Let get into part 4.
You are now taking your #jobsearch skills to the next level. If you went through part 1, you should already have your #resume completed. If you still need your resume completed, check out my resource to get it completed.
Now it’s time to use Google to your advantage for your local area. Follow the steps in the video, which are…
1. Look up local employment agencies in your area
2. Call at least 10 of them at a time to make in-person appointments
3. Complete each of their online profile before you go to the appointment.
4. Interview the employment agencies by having some general interview questions ready to ask to assure you are good fit for their agency
5. Follow-up with each employment agency representative until you find a good contract, temporary, part-time or full-time job opportunity.
No one is going to drop #job opportunities in your lap…you’ve got to go out there and find them.
In part 5, we will discussing how to use and prepare for #interviews because part 1 through 4 should have created some job or career opportunities at this time.
Have questions or want to connect with me? Contact me here.
We are now in the 3rd part of the 5 part series for the high school or college students entering the job market. Before you delve into part 3, check out the first two parts to get all the valuable nuggets…
If you still do not have your career tools, such as your resume and your cover letter completed, check out my resource here here to get those completed as soon as possible! You will need those #careertools to complete the steps in part 3.
Ok, now that you have gotten the first two parts, now let’s get into part 3.
If you have your bare minimum career tools completed such as your #resume and #coverletter, then you can jumping right into using the career tools on the online job boards and social media platforms. The online platforms I personally recommend are the following:
1. LinkedIn.com (Social Media Network where employers look for candidates)
2. Indeed.com (The most popular online job board since 2015)
3. CareerBuilder.com (One of the most resourceful job board for the last 15 years)
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In Part 1 of the 5 part series, I talk about the importance of having your #careertools such as your #resumes and #coverletters. If you are looking for help to get your resume completed? Go and check out the resume creation specials here! Take advantage of them while they last!
If you already have a resume but want to make sure it is truly working for you online, check out my resource here.
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How can you separate yourself from the other candidate in your next #jobinterview? Begin a #professional version of show and tell during the #interview
Do you have sample project displays you can show?
Do you have a video demonstrating your skills, knowledge and abilities you talked about in the interview?
Those are just as small portion of the information I go over with you in the one-on-one interview coaching sessions. Schedule your interview coaching session today by going here.
Do you have general career-oriented questions? Contact me here.
Listen awesome folks….I understand what you are going through with your current job. It is not fulfilling or rewarding….man if it wasn’t for those obligations waiting for you at home, you would’ve quit long time ago! Trust me, I completely understand how you feel right now. I know you are this close to QUITTING and telling that “boss” of yours to go “fly a kite”….but….
Before you give them a piece of your mind and all the emotions with it, please do these four things before you leave…
1. Discover what you really want to out if your career. It’s always best to transition with a plan. If you don’t have a plan at all, check out my FREE Resource to help you figure out your next steps in your career.
2. Create you strategic career plan. An extremely wise person one quoted, “if you fail to plan, then you plan to fail”. More truthful words have never been spoken! Since you are at your wits end with this crazy job and may need more one-on-one help with your career transition, go ahead and schedule your career strategy session where I will work with you to get your systematic plan for your next enjoyable career opportunity.
3. Take MASSIVE Action on your career plan by networking & applying for jobs. JUST DO IT!
4. If you execute #3, then you will land interviews…get fully prepared with my resource where you can professionally prepare to handle your upcoming interviews like a true BOSS!
If you have any general career-oriented questions or concerns, please reach out via voicemail or email here and I will return your voicemail and/or email within 24 hours.