Networking for a job means “talking to people”

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Talk to everyone you know first – fellow students, former teachers, family members, friends, former workers at the places that you have done internships. Ask them for NAMES and LEADS of people you can talk to – DO NOT ASK FOR THEIR HELP TO FIND YOU A JOB. That is your job. Question: I have [Read More..]

Inspiring quote for those who are discouraged

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” ― Michael Jordan

The bottom line of every interview is -WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR THIS COMPANY?

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

If you are going for a sales job and can’t sell yourself you aren’t going to prove your worth. Do a self assessment of the qualities that you bring. http://interview.monster.com/rehearsal/assessing/ Think beyond the standard qualities -  what makes you unique? Maybe it’s the rapport you build with your customers – or the record for sales [Read More..]

“Why Should I Choose You Over The Other Candidates?”

Friday, December 20th, 2013

What makes an employer choose one resume or person over another for a job offer? With this in mind, let’s take a trip down this isle of a grocery store – the isle that sells cereal. Why would you choose one cereal over another? 1. The Packaging The packaging on the cereal box is certainly [Read More..]

From a Satisfied Customer

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Hi Carole, “I just wanted to give you an update on my current job status, as you have helped me get to where I’m at today. I am happy to say that I have just accepted an offer from Amazon.com. I actually received two other offers as well. I have to say that it’s due [Read More..]

The interviewers asks: “Why has it taken you so long to find a job?”

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

It’s difficult to believe that employers are still asking this type of question. Don’t they read the newspapers or listen to the news? If they were informed, they would know the answer; i.e. jobs are very scarce and difficult to find these days, and unemployment is still high, despite improvements in the economic picture. So, [Read More..]