think itâ€™s nearly impossible to stand out at one of those â€œcattle callâ€ job
fairs typically held at hotels. But you can make a great first impression –
and get hired — if you take the initiative.
Patrick C. from Texas did.
interviewed with an insurance firm and I thought they liked me. As I was
leaving the interview, I thought, â€˜I want this job. Iâ€™m going to try something
different,â€™â€ says Patrick.
I went to the front desk and asked to use their word processor. The hotel
secretary let me type up a thank-you letter that re-emphasized all the reasons
I thought I was a perfect fit for the job. Then, I paid a bellhop $5.00 to take
it up to Mark Jones in suite #101 â€“ he was the guy I interviewed with.â€
got the job. When the hiring manager called me the next day, he remembered me
from the â€˜instant thank-you letterâ€™ I had sent.â€
Step: Every employer wants go-getters on the
payroll. If you follow up FAST and creatively after every interview, youâ€™ll
prove that you have what it takes, no matter what the job.
of David Perry and Kevin Donlin
- - 1st grab the reader’s attention in milliseconds, and
- - 2nd give them sufficient rich content to make them call you.
Fail to achieve those 2 fatal requirements and your resume will be recycled.