Do you need to worry about being too happy at work? What do the studies show AND what do I believe? follow the link: Millennials: Can Smiling and Being Happy Hurt Your Career?
Do you love me? Will you love me forever...? I am amazed at how many people forget that an interview is a "personal selling" situation! Obviously I don't mean jumping up and down and doing a raw-raw sis-boom-bah chant but I do mean turning in your best effort AND asking for the job at the [...]
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New Grads Despite the tight labor market, you CAN stand out from the crowd and get the job you really want. Consider Eugene, a software developer from Savage, MN. After getting serious about his job search, he found his ideal job -- at a higher salary than he expected -- in just over six weeks. [...]
How much better could you interview if you had insider knowledge about how recruiters actually work every day in recruitng and matching people to their clients? This is ‘Good to Great’ meets ‘The Art of War’ – an Unprecedented Tell-All Guide Through the Intricacies of Executive Search and Recruitment Hiring Greatness contains valuable insider strategies and [...]
Let’s face it, getting a job amongst the 100s of other applicants can be a real challenge. Heck, it’s even downright demotivating when you get turned down time and time again or come runner-up five times in a row. The last thing that you want to run into once you land a job is to [...]
- LinkedIn Guerrilla Job Search Group – How to get ‘more’ out of LinkedIn as a job hunter GalleryCareers, innovation, leadership, guerrilla job hunting, Guerrilla Resumes, Guerrilla Strategy, job hunting, LinkedIn, networking, Research
LinkedIn Guerrilla Job Search Group Think you're getting everything you could from LinkedIn to help in your job search? Are you a member of the Guerrilla Job Search LinkedIn Group? It's free to job search guerrillas @ LinkedIn Guerrilla Job Search Click the link to the LinkedIn Guerrilla Job Search Group now. You [...]
Prepare and practice for an interview. After the date and venue has been set, allow time for enough preparation for the big day. Remember that first impressions do last, so the way an applicant look really does matter. Employers could easily give the verdict based on the manner of dressing during the initial interview. Better [...]
Get Hired with a Thank You Note. Here's what you'll discover in this Guerrilla Job Search seminar, filmed live in suburban Detroit, Michigan. One man in the audience found a 6-figure job 8 days later. What did he (and the others) see? Here's a sample... You get the blueprint to the Coffee Caper technique that [...]
The dramatic changes we've seen in the job market in the last four years highlight the reality that the tried-and-true methods of finding a job will no longer suffice. They should remain a solid part of your plan, but they don’t provide an adequate amount of exposure to potential employers - let alone attract them to you. Standing out is the key Most people’s job searches fail because they can't get on the radar of the right hiring manager. They're simply left behind because they failed to get noticed - even though they where well qualified - perhaps even the best qualified. And I'm here to ask you to please press on! Do not keep banging your head against the same wall. Try something new - even if it's only a different wall. Do more of what works and less of what doesn't every day, AND add new tactics as often as possible. I often see people fail after trying something once or twice and give up. Or fail because they ask a friend or spouse what they thought about their "crazy idea" or tactic - and they tell them it won't work - so they drop it and don't...
Guerrilla Job Seeker Stephen Cobain has 80% success rate with a guerrilla resume in Pittsburgh As a Guerrilla Job Seeker, I had an 80% success rate with my resume ! It gets better and much more rewarding than that, but let’s start at the beginning. I had been working in the financial services industry since [...]