How to Conduct a Job Search During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Ms. Career Girl

For those trying to conduct a job search during the coronavirus pandemic, it may be tempting to throw up your hands and admit defeat — at least until a sense of normalcy returns. Be the job candidate who does not get distracted by all of the coronavirus updates.

2020 251

Terrific Question for Assessing Culture in a Job Search

Hiring Technical People

In The One Question You Should Ask About Every New Job , Grant says, Ask people to tell you a story about something that happened at their organization but wouldn’t elsewhere. A terrific question for cultural fit. See Ask Questions of the Hiring Manager and the Interview Team for this and other questions.). If you have not articulated your values—what culture means for you—consider drawing a timeline of your career. (I

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Patience, Grasshopper: Culture and Qualifications Fit Take Time

Career Trend

The Reality of Job Search Patience, Grasshopper: If ever this phrase was more applicable, it is during executive job search. Landing that first interview seems like […]. Executive Job Search executive resume

2019 203

How to uncover corporate culture during a job interview

Cube Rules

The post How to uncover corporate culture during a job interview appeared first on Cube Rules. Job Search corporate culture job interviewFinding a work environment that you enjoy participating in every day isn’t necessarily an easy task.

Three Interview Questions That Don’t Gauge Cultural Fit

Hiring Technical People

I saw this post on Twitter, The 3 Interview Questions You Should Ask to Instantly Gauge Fit. Oh, maybe we do have questions that address cultural fit. If you are a candidate and an interviewer asks you these questions in the guise of a conversation, you should be disappointed, too. Let’s review what corporate culture is: how people treat each other, what’s rewarded, and what’s okay to discuss. ” You want to know what the cultural norms are here.

Job Search News, October 13, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Your job search could use these articles and resources so enjoy! Well this video suggests it would improve workplace culture. This executive finds an open book test effective for interviewing candidates. What’s hot in job search? Research culture!

2017 130

3 Ways to Prepare for Your Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Too many executives today aren’t getting the results they expected as they go through their job search. Most of those times, the job seeker either didn’t prepare enough or prepared the wrong ways. Take note of the culture, the qualities, skill sets required and more.

2018 173

Are You Prepared for an Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

One of the worst things anyone can do when searching for a new job is sending in resumes randomly. Not only will the chances of landing an interview at one of those companies be very low, but it’s only going to prolong the job search process.

2018 151

7 Things That May Surprise About The Job Search Process

Career Realism

Unless you've been really lucky, you've probably discovered this simple fact about the job search process: It's not easy. By the time you achieve the ultimate victory — earning your dream job — you're probably ready for a nap. There Are Many Ways To Find A Job via GIPHY Wow!

2019 83

How To Connect With Potential Employers During Your Job Search

Career Realism

It's hard to be passionate about a job when you have no connection to the company. How do you show enthusiasm in your cover letter and job interview if you don't absolutely love what you'd be doing, or where you'd be doing it? In other words, would you be a good cultural fit?

2019 79

Personal Branding, Resume or Job Search Targeting: Which Comes First?

Executive Career Brand

It may seem obvious that the first thing to do, when you’re about to start an executive job search, is locate, dust off, and update your resume. In my experience, many executive job seekers do just that. In all likelihood, you’ll be facing a protracted job search.

2014 252

7 Things To Do To Get Ready For Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

If your goal is to get a new job this year, here are seven things you need to do to prepare yourself for your job search. While ideally your résumé is customized for a specific job, having an up-to-date résumé targeted for a specific “type” of position is the next best thing.

2015 274

The Biggest Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Mistake

Executive Career Brand

What’s the first step when you’re about to dive into a job search? Create your resume, or update your existing one, so you can hit the job boards hard right away? that will accelerate your job search, if you jump right over that first step.

2013 229

Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers is a post from: Executive Career Brand. For a successful executive job search campaign, plan to spend some time researching – unless you already have plenty of in depth company and industry information. Google Search.

2011 255

Why You Need Both Personal SEO and Personal Branding During an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Getting discovered online is a critical component of any job search. In fact, the best executive resume writers will sometimes tailor your resume to incorporate more SEO (search engine optimization) terms to help your name show up more frequently in search results.

2018 153

How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search appeared first on Ms. There’s no magic word to include in your cover letter and no secret phrase to put in your resume that will guarantee an interview at your dream employer. Use Your Dream Job as a Guide for Your Profile.

2016 191

Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit

Executive Career Brand

Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit is a post from: Executive Career Brand. You may figure that connecting with a few executive recruiters is the only other thing you’ll need to do to make that job come to you. Only an estimated 3-5% of jobs are filled through job boards.

2011 221

How Strong is Your Executive Brand Online for Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Aside from your LinkedIn profile – if you have one – how many relevant search results will executive recruiters and hiring decision makers find when they Google “your name”? Best of Blogging Your Personal Brand for C-level Executive Jobs.

2013 221

Executive Job Search– Not For The Faint Of Heart

Professional Resume Services

Searching for executive jobs in today’s world can be tougher than ever. It’s imperative that executive-level job seekers stand out from their competition and prove to their potential employer that they offer a high return on investment.

2014 188

Job Search without a Net

Career Alley

A friend of mine learned that the division he was in was going to be shut down and he had 6 months before his job was eliminated. So the good news was that he had 6 months to find a job. The bad news was that he only had 6 months to find a job. The mindset and approach to finding a job is very different when you are out of work (or about to be out of work) versus looking for a job while you are still working (with no expectation that you are going to lose your current job).

2012 207

Job Search Trap: I Can Network Only By Computer

Hiring Technical People

I gave a talk at a networking group recently about Manage Your Job Search. They only got one point for applying for a job. They got 15 points for going on an informational interview, and 15 points for networking at an event. Meeting people, in person, is key to a successful job search. Loose connections will say, “Oh, I heard about that developer job (or tester job or project manager job or engineering job or whatever job) in that company last week.

2014 164

How to Use Twitter for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search, Part 1

Executive Career Brand

I recently did an interview with a writer for Money Magazine on using Twitter for personal branding and job search. Why Twitter for Executive Job Search? They’re tweeting job openings at all levels and tweeting about their products, services, and company culture.

2014 270

How to Boost Your Self Confidence During a Job Search


It's ironic when during a job search, just at the time when you need to feel your most confident, you're feeling your most deflated. Earlier this year I met with a client who had been searching for a new job for over five months.

2011 248

14 Job Search Tips to Master in 2018

Competitive Resumes

If it has been a few years since the last time you went on a job search, you need to know that things have changed. That being said, you’ll need to brush up on the latest job search strategies if you want to land a role. careers Job Search Resume Social Media

2018 223

How to Incorporate Company Culture Into Your Hiring Process


Company culture plays as important a role as any other factor of workplace prosperity. For this reason, including your culture and values in the hiring process is essential. In fact, 14 percent of hires don’t work out because of a failure to fit the company culture.

Nothing Sells Better than Enthusiasm in the Job Interview

Ms. Career Girl

Job seekers are often surprised when they don’t receive a job offer after an interview. But imagine this scenario: I want to work in your company, but in my interview with you, I sit in a cowering posture and with downcast eyes. Please give me the job, because I need it.”

2018 249

A YouTube Video Job Search Success Story


When Big Commerce began posting job openings on Craigslist earlier this year for customer service reps, Steven and Gareth really wanted to work there. First, they both lived in San Diego, and the jobs were in Austin. The YouTube Job Search & the Power of the Video Resume.

2012 150

3 Job Search Mistakes Most People are Making

Ms. Career Girl

Blog Directory Contact Subscribe 3 Job Search Mistakes Most People are Making by Nicole Crimaldi on March 24, 2010 I’ve received lots of great emails from college seniors and recent grads this week. Many of you are making 3 serious job search mistakes.

2010 275

The Art of the Interview – Three Ways to Nail Your Interview

Ms. Career Girl

In every interview, as we strive to share our authentic self, there is an element of a star performance. While the list is long, the following are my top three tips to nail your interview. Use active language and first person singular throughout the interview.

2018 240


Ms. Career Girl

Whether you are in college seeking an internship, or further on in your career and looking to advance your position, making basic and careless mistakes on a job interview can cost you that opportunity even if you have the experience, credentials, and intelligence.

2019 269

2010 Top 10 Executive Personal Branding and Job Search Trends

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist?

2010 249

Why Job Seekers Should Consider Preparing With Mock Interviews

Ms. Career Girl

The competition has created a demand for new tools and resources for job seeking product managers to practice for interviews to increase their chances of success. It’s a bi-directional exchange, where users perform both the role of the interviewer and the job candidate.

2018 208

How to Use Facebook as a Job Search Tool

Career Solvers

Many people use Facebook on a regular basis to stay in touch with friends and family, but few recognize the value Facebook can play in a job search. Use Graph Search to find people who may be able to help you with your search. Search profiles of users based on keywords.

Job Search Trap: I Can Network Only By Computer

Hiring Technical People

I gave a talk at a networking group recently about Manage Your Job Search. They only got one point for applying for a job. They got 15 points for going on an informational interview, and 15 points for networking at an event. Meeting people, in person, is key to a successful job search. Loose connections will say, “Oh, I heard about that developer job (or tester job or project manager job or engineering job or whatever job) in that company last week.

2014 120

What Culture Do You Want in a New Job? Part 1

Hiring Technical People

One of the things I suggest in Manage Your Job Search is to think about your culture when or before you start interviewing. An organization’s culture is made of these three things: What’s okay to talk about? Start with your most recent job. Now, how have you been treated at your past job? Now, list three things that are anti-patterns for you, things that will drive you away from a culture. Sum Up the Culture For You.

Interview with FogCreek About Hiring for Technical Fit

Hiring Technical People

Several weeks ago, the nice folks at FogCreek interviewed me. It’s here: Technical Hiring and Cultural Fit – Interview with Johanna Rothman. The interview ranged over many topics: Cultural fit. What to do when you look for a job. To read more about how to find a job, see Manage Your Job Search. cultural fit HTP Agile Job Search diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit Manage Your Job Search value

2015 183

What Culture Do You Want in a New Job? Part 2

Hiring Technical People

You have your lists from What Culture Do You Want in a New Job, Part 1. Now, remember when I said you should Ask Questions of the Hiring Manager and the Interview Team ? Is it a make-or-break thing in the culture? If the answer is yes, I’ll let the interviewer lead, and go where the interview takes me. ” Same thing with testing, or any other practice that you’ve noticed makes you crazy at your current job.

Ace Your Next Job Interview

Career Alley

When it comes to feeling nervous during a one-on-one conversation, interviewing for a new job ranks up there with going out on a first date. Part of the reason you might feel nervous during job interviews is the fact that you generally don’t know what to expect during the interviews.

2015 324

How You Answer Irrelevant Questions in an Interview, Part 3

Hiring Technical People

Back in More Interview Questions Not to Ask, Part 1 , I said that hiring managers and teams should not ask irrelevant questions. Here are two examples: When my manager, at this job, stood up for us, I thought that was great. Instead of talking about a famous person, you’re giving clues about cultural fit, which is a great idea. In both of these examples, you pull the interviewer back from la-la land to the here and now. A much better use of interview time.

2014 256

???? How To Defeat Job Search Discrimination Today


More specifically, older job seekers – 40 year-olds and up – send in resumes that never get responses or worse, they show up to interviews only to hear that they're supposedly overqualified. If you're an older job seeker, you need to job search like a younger job seeker.

7 Essential Questions To Ask In Your Job Interview

Career Realism

Asking questions in your job interview not only makes you stand out in positive ways, it also helps you find out things you need to know (during the interview and before you take the job). It's almost like getting a cheat sheet for your interview answers.

2019 80

What Culture Do You Want in a New Job? Part 3

Hiring Technical People

In Part 1 , you thought about your culture, and built your lists. Now, in part 3, you’re going to think about when to ask the questions, so you learn the most about the culture in this potential job. When Can You Ask Questions About Culture? You have opportunities to ask questions about culture in the phone screen and in the in-person interview. You can try to learn the about the culture from the ad, but that’s a little more difficult.

15 Common Job Interview Questions and How to Best Answer Them

Executive Career Brand

An Executive Recruiter’s Advice on Answering 15 Common Job Interview Questions. If you’re job-hunting and job interviews are looming, you’ve probably done some research on what kinds of questions you’ll be asked. How did you find this job?

2017 273