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What employers want to REALLY know in an interview

I must to be real with you. Employers are NOT interviewing you, the candidate for fun and games. They are looking for candidates to become part of their professional team & address pain points their company now is experiencing. They want to know that you have #skills, #knowledge and #workethic to solve their company problems. Keep this objective in mind when you go into your next #jobinterview.

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How to Present Yourself in a Job Interview

 
Your communication skills are extremely important in the interview which plays a huge role in how you present yourself. In this video, I talk about one of the ways to help you improve how you present yourself in a job interview. To get the entire article from the June 2018 DREAM Career Newsletter….go here to get your FREE copy.

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Don’t do these two things in a job interview

Hey there beautiful people! This is #MentorShelly your DREAM Career Coach wanting to make you don’t do these things during a job interview.

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Are your high school or college kids ready for the workforce? Part 3

Awesome folks…we have now ventured to Part 3 of the 4 Part Series to get them PREPARED for the workforce.

I’m discussing ways to prepare & dominate your next #jobinterview. If you truly want to DOMINATE in your next job interview…Check out this resource that will give the confidence you need to get the job!

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Dear High School Grads…Do you want to live with your parents in your 30s and 40s? – Part 4

In the 3rd part of the 6-Part Series, we talked about having and using your career tools such as your resumes, cover letter and letters of recommendation work for you, as long as they are tailored to the career opportunities you truly want. You can go to the 3rd Part of the Series right here.

Now, let’s get into the 4th Part of the 6-Part Series which talks about learning how to handle yourself in job interviews and business meetings, like a BOSS!

If you have your career tools like your resumes, cover letters and letters of recommendation already working for you, then landing job/career opportunity interviews is the next progressive step. If you have never been through the interview process before, it can nerve racking! I can remember like it was yesterday, my first job interview, mind you it was for Arby’s…but I was in high school and my nerves were all over the place! Don’t think I still don’t get nervous. The difference between then and now is repetition, knowledge and strategic preparation. If you have no idea how to prepare for your next interview, please check out this resource to dominate and truly handle the interview, like a true BOSS. Fortunately for you reading this now, you get the benefit of my experience and knowledge, so your learning curve decreases by 80 percent.

Now, if you are going the entrepreneurial route and you start taking business meetings to develop key relationships, then you can schedule an interview session so you can get the results from the meeting you want, like closing the deal, getting the business contract or proposal signed or even a follow-up meeting.

Listen high school graduates, I understand this information is a lot to absorb, but look at the bright side…you are getting an outline to have your career and economic head start in life that most of my generation had to stumble, fight and struggle through. Being a responsible adult who gets to live their dreams, takes preparation, strategic tools, skills and knowledge. Execute these tools now, so your dream life will not die a dream but become your reality.

Now that we have discussed Part 4 of the 6-Part Series, we are going delve into Part 5 of the Series. Part 5 – Learn How to Negotiate for the Job/Career or Business Deals you want. Negotiation is an extremely important skill in your career and in business. Don’t be person in the deal NOT getting what you want. You won’t want to miss out on Part 5 of the Series…

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3 Nonverbal Queues that can ruin your chances of getting the JOB you want

When going through the process of fielding job applications online and offline, finally start landing some interviews, the process can be daunting and sometimes frustrating. I understand all too well how looking for a job is truly a full-time job. Keeping your mind positive and continue to take action just one part of the process. The other part is to know what to do and the career tools to use once job/career opportunities begin to materialize. The job search becomes even more exciting when you start landing interviews…

Interviews means you are one step closer to landing the job or career opportunity, so you want to make sure you prepare with the right career tools, possible questions and responses to the questions. You also want to be aware of how you communicate nonverbally, especially during the interview. If you are looking for additional help with preparing for your next interview, check out the interview help resource interview help resource where you can get the tools you need to DOMINATE in your next interview.

Your nonverbal communicate can speak more loudly than your words in an interview, so it’s important to be aware of what you are communicating to the interviewer. Here are 3 nonverbal queues that could jeopardize your chances of landing the interview…

1st Queue Not speaking clearly or loud enough for the interviewer to make understand what you are saying. It’s so important to speak loud enough, but not too loud, like your at a ball game screaming…well, you get the point. Your tone of voice is also important. Speaking in a monotone voice can communicate to the interviewer that you are bored or uninterested in the position you are discussing. Even if you say the right things, the monotone voice can kill your chances. If you are looking for more customized help or coaching through the interview process, check this resource to get your industry specific interview coaching to handle your next interview like a BOSS!!

2nd Queue Shrugging your shoulders with your head down, especially when speaking with the interviewer(s). It’s important to present yourself like a confident candidate, even with virtual interviews. It helps communicate to the interviewer that you are confident with your experience and demonstrate how your unique qualifications help their organization. Believe it or not, your body language is more than fifty percent of your communication.

3rd Queue Facial expression that expresses negativity. Your facial expression speaks volumes without saying a word. If you face looks like you just smelled some disgusting garbage, you will not be received well by the interviewer. You have to be mindful of your facial expressions especially when someone says something you don’t like or agree with. You always have to keep positive and slight smiling face, which I refer to as keeping your “game face” on. If someone’s face is not pleasant, do you want to keep looking at them? So why do you think the interviewer wants to look at your facial expressions when it’s unpleasant? I just want to bring that point the fore. If you looking for more customized help with your interviews, check out this interview resource, so you can truly set yourself up to WIN in the job market.

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3-Before your next job interview…AVOID doing these 6 things….

Hey beautiful people! This is the third installment of the interview series.

Listen, I know you may be nervous and jittery about your next job interview, especially if it’s for an awesome opportunity you’ve been looking forward to. Whatever you do, please AVOID these six actions I’m about to discuss…if you have any hope of landing this job or career opportunity.

Avoid #3 – Bringing your mobile telephone interview with the ringtone on. There is nothing more rude to interviewers than having the mobile telephone rings in the middle of an interview. The ringing disrupts the flow of the interview and may cause you to loose the opportunity. It sounds simple…but I’ve seen it happen. If there is a possible chance you cannot place your phone on silent or vibration mode, just leave the phone in the car.

If you’re struggling with your interview process, and need additional in-depth resources to help you with your next career/job interview? Schedule an interview coaching session to obtain the “industry specific” strategy and tools to DOMINATE in your next interview or if you’re truly motivated and move at your own pace, find this resource helpful.

Need some resources on how to figure out your overall career journey? Get your FREE DREAM Career Guide

Still confused about where your career is truly going and want to get some CLARITY? Schedule a Career Strategy Session, so we can get CLEAR about where you are and where you desire to be professionally.

Look for useful and realistic career advise on monthly basis? Join the MentorShelly’s DREAM Career Community by grabbing your FREE DREAM Career Newsletter

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2-Before your next job interview…AVOID doing these 6 things….

Listen, I know you may be nervous and jittery about your next job interview, especially if it’s for an awesome opportunity you’ve been looking forward to. Whatever you do, please AVOID these six actions I’m about to discuss…if you have any hope of landing this job or career opportunity.

Avoid #2 – Dressing inappropriately for the interview, even if the interview is not in-person.
I was taking to one of the facilitators in the career workshop I attended about a year ago and she shared how one of her clients was interviewing a candidate through Skype. The candidate apparently asked to be excused for a moment to use the restroom during the interview. What the candidate seemed to forget that he only dressed for the Skype interview from the waist up. The candidate only had his underwear on from the waist down and forgot to close the computer or cover the camera as he went to the bathroom. He practically mooned the interviewers going to the bathroom. Needless to say, this candidate did not get the job opportunity, all because he did not dress properly. It sounds simple, but being aware and taking the appropriate action will always work out better for you in the long run.

If you’re struggling with your interview process, and need additional in-depth resources to help you with your next career/job interview? Schedule an interview coaching session to obtain the “industry specific” strategy and tools to DOMINATE in your next interview or if you’re truly motivated and move at your own pace, find this resource helpful.

Need some resources on how to figure out your overall career journey? Get your FREE DREAM Career Guide

Still confused about where your career is truly going and want to get some CLARITY? Schedule a Career Strategy Session, so we can get CLEAR about where you are and where you desire to be professionally.

Look for useful and realistic career advise on monthly basis? Join the MentorShelly’s DREAM Career Community by grabbing your FREE DREAM Career Newsletter

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The April 2018 Newsletter is ready!

It’s ready! The April 2018 Issue of the MentorShelly’s DREAM Career Newsletter is hot off the press!

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