Why Should You Be Hired?

Catherines Career Corner

By Catherine Adenle Wish you could unlock the secret formula to winning the hearts and minds of hiring employers? Well, securing a new job is incredibly tough these days, especially when employers and managers have plenty of eager job seekers to [.] Related posts: How to Find The Job You Are Looking For. 21 Ways to Sabotage Your Job Search. Get the Job, Keep the Job and Lead! Who’s Your Dream Employer and Why? 6 New Year Career Resolutions For You.

Why Should You Be Hired?

Catherines Career Corner

By Catherine Adenle Wish you could unlock the secret formula to winning the hearts and minds of hiring employers? Well, securing a new job is incredibly tough these days, especially when employers and managers have plenty of eager job seekers to [.] Related posts: How to Find The Job You Are Looking For. 21 Ways to Sabotage Your Job Search. Get the Job, Keep the Job and Lead! 6 New Year Career Resolutions For You. You Are the Pilot of Your Career Plane.

Charles Purdy – Senior Editor Monster.com [Video Interview.

Boomers Next Step

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How To Find Out Who’s Hiring In Your Industry

Resume Bear

There is a “HotJobs Top Companies&# section (See the arrow?) Did you know that you could find out which industries were hot? (By By “hot,&# I mean which industries are doing the most hiring at the time.) Oh, you didn’t know you could do that?

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Find Out Who’s Hiring

Resume Bear

There is a “HotJobs Top Companies&# section (See the arrow?) Did you know that you could find out which industries were hot? (By By “hot,&# I mean which industries are doing the most hiring at the time.) Oh, you didn’t know you could do that?

Career Mentor Cheryl Palmer – insights from a leading executive coach

Call to Career

She has been featured on the Wall Street Journal, CNN, MarketWatch, The Ladders, ExecuNet, and Yahoo HotJobs. Cheryl Palmer is a certified executive career coach and a certified professional resume writer and is President of Call to Career, a career coaching and resume writing firm. Cheryl was also a guest on a radio show entitled How to Find a Job Fast hosted by Chris Russell of Secrets of the Job Hunt where she discussed tips for finding employment more quickly in this economic downturn.

How To Answer Interview Questions About Your Pet Peeves

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Answer Interview Questions About Your Pet Peeves. CAREEREALISM. In any job interview, you will be asked about your weaknesses, your failures, and in some cases, your pet peeves. Why pet peeves?

2016 83

How To Ace A Phone Interview

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. What’s the biggest obstacle to getting a job interview? The phone interview. Related: How To Answer 5 Important Phone Interview Questions.

Boost Your Resume With A Great Cover Letter

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Picture this: Someone hands you a resume without saying anything, and a few seconds later, someone else hands you a resume, saying, “This person seems like just what we’re looking for and he is really interested in the job!”

How To Answer ‘Why Should We Hire You?’

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Every time you interview, your main purpose is to convince them to hire you. The job search is a sales process. The hiring manager (your future boss) is the ‘customer,’ and you are both the sales rep and the product.

2015 83

Supercharge Your Job Interview With A 30-60-90-Day Plan

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Who can use a 30-60-90-Day Plan for a stronger, more successful job interview? Everyone. Related: 30-60-90-Day Plan: Your Key To Getting The Job Offer.

2015 82

How To Answer The Interview Question ‘Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years?’

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. ‘ Where do you see yourself in five years? ’ is a popular job interview question, and a tough one. Who can predict the future? What do they want you to say? RELATED : Need some job interview advice? Watch these tutorials!

2015 83

30-60-90-Day Plan: Your Key To Getting The Job Offer

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Are you getting interviews but not job offers? As a career coach, every week I speak to job seekers like you…they are amazing, talented people with resumes good enough to secure interviews—but they don’t stand out enough in the interview to get the offer.

2015 80

10 Things Every Jobseeker Should Be Doing to Find their Next Position

Resume Bear

Post your resume everywhere possible (Monster, Dice, HotJobs, CareerBuilder, Craig’s List, etc.), There’s lots of great advice out there for jobseekers, but if I were job seeking, these are the 10 things that I would do. Hope this info is helpful for you!

5 Places To Find Information For Your 30-60-90-Day Plan

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. A 30-60-90-Day Plan has a powerful impact on the success of your job interview—IF it is specific to the job and the company. Related: How To Write A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You The Job Offer.

2015 68

How To Prepare For A Phone Interview

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Prepare For A Phone Interview. Work It Daily. If you’re like most people, you either (a) hate phone interviews or (b) don’t take it as seriously as a face-to-face interview.

How To Prepare For A Phone Interview

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Prepare For A Phone Interview. CAREEREALISM. If you’re like most people, you either (a) hate phone interviews or (b) don’t take it as seriously as a face-to-face interview.

Job Hunting Secrets From A Top Recruiter

Resume Bear

The post’s author Eilene Zimmerman writes: Forget CareerBuilder , HotJobs , and all the other mass job sites.

2011 161

#1 Resume Improvement All Job Seekers Can Make

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. #1 Resume Improvement All Job Seekers Can Make. CAREEREALISM. Is your resume generating offers to interview? If not, it’s time to make some changes. Related: The Top 3 Resume Improvements Everyone Needs Now.

2016 82

How To Answer The Interview Question ‘Are You Overqualified?’

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Answer The Interview Question ‘Are You Overqualified?’. CAREEREALISM. If you make it to the interview, you may be surprised to hear them tell you that they think you are overqualified for this job.

How To Answer 2 Interview Questions About Your Work Style

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Answer 2 Interview Questions About Your Work Style. CAREEREALISM. Naturally, every potential employer wants to know what you will be like on the job, and if you will fit in with the company.

2016 82

How To Answer Interview Questions About Job Hopping

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Answer Interview Questions About Job Hopping. CAREEREALISM. Are you a job seeker with a lot of different jobs on your resume? It’s true that lots of people switch jobs more frequently than we used to, and so it’s less of a big deal than it used to be.

2016 83

Using LinkedIn During Your Job Search: 5 Things You Need To Know

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Using LinkedIn During Your Job Search: 5 Things You Need To Know. CAREEREALISM. You may be well-educated, incredibly talented and imminently qualified for the job, but you aren’t getting the interviews you want. What’s the problem?

2016 83

How To Utilize Social Media For Your Job Search

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Utilize Social Media For Your Job Search. CAREEREALISM. For the job search, social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and more) has become almost as common and expected as the resume.

Launching Your Job Search – Job Search 101

Career Alley

One of the first useful job search sites, Monster has spent a lot of time and effort to evolve with the fast changing job search resource landscape (including buying up their main competitor at the time – Hotjobs).

27 Job Search Boards and Thousands of Jobs

Career Alley

Originally competed with Hotjobs (which Monster now owns) and now is one of the best known in a crowded field. Hard to believe, but 50 job search boards is just the tip of the iceberg. These are not necessarily the 50 biggest or best, but the list does include the usual suspects. I would be the first to tell you that you should not be using 50 job search boards (less than five is ideal and two or three would be best). This list will help you see what works best for you.

How To Answer Interview Questions About A Gap In Your Work History

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Answer Interview Questions About A Gap In Your Work History. CAREEREALISM. Do you have a gap in your employment history? It will leave potential employers wondering what happened.

2016 83

Phone Interviews: 7 Body Language Tips Everyone Needs

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Phone Interviews: 7 Body Language Tips Everyone Needs. CAREEREALISM. Why would you need body language tips for a phone interview when they can’t see what you’re doing? Because what you do affects your voice.

The Ultimate Guide To Job Interview Preparation

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. The Ultimate Guide To Job Interview Preparation. CAREEREALISM. To really shine in the interview and secure the job offer, you need to stand out from your competition and make that employer feel comfortable enough with you to offer you the job.

2016 83

2 Questions You Probably Don’t Ask In Job Interviews – But Definitely Should

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. 2 Questions You Probably Don’t Ask In Job Interviews – But Definitely Should. CAREEREALISM. Asking questions in the interview shows your interest in the job, as well as your intelligence and enthusiasm.

2016 83

Phone Interviews: Best Answers To 4 Common Questions

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Phone Interviews: Best Answers To 4 Common Questions. CAREEREALISM. The phone interview is a gating process that attempts to weed out as many job seekers as possible so that the company only needs to spend time and effort interviewing the best of the best.

How To Talk About Your Past Bosses In A Job Interview

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Talk About Your Past Bosses In A Job Interview. CAREEREALISM. Talking about your previous boss to your potential new boss in a job interview can be tricky. Related: 5 Things Every Employer Wants To Hear In An Interview.

2016 83

How To Describe Your Last Job In An Interview For A New Job

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Describe Your Last Job In An Interview For A New Job. CAREEREALISM. In any job interview, they’ll want you to tell them about your previous job (or your current job).

2016 83

Interview Questions About A Time You Went Above And Beyond The Call Of Duty

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Interview Questions About A Time You Went Above And Beyond The Call Of Duty. CAREEREALISM.

2016 83

Job Boards: Job Search Do Or Don’t?

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Job Boards: Job Search Do Or Don’t? CAREEREALISM. Job boards like Monster, CareerBuilder, Simply Hired, and Indeed, are immensely popular. Many job seekers use these as a primary search tool to find jobs to apply for.

Job Shadowing: The Secret For Career-Changing Adults & New Graduates

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Job Shadowing: The Secret For Career-Changing Adults & New Graduates. CAREEREALISM. Job shadowing has a reputation as a job tryout activity to help you figure out what you want to be when you grow up.

2016 83

Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job?

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job? CAREEREALISM. If you’re in a job search, you may be wondering if attending a career fair or job fair is a good move, or a waste of time. The answer is: “it depends.”.

3 Phone Interview Tips To Build Your Confidence

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. 3 Phone Interview Tips To Build Your Confidence. CAREEREALISM. Do you get nervous before phone interviews? You are not alone… it’s very common.

What You Need To Know About Working With A Recruiter

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. What You Need To Know About Working With A Recruiter. CAREEREALISM. To use a recruiter in your job search, you need to know what the different types of recruiters are, how they work with you, and what you should expect.

2016 83

7 Unexpected Sources For Job Leads

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. 7 Unexpected Sources For Job Leads. CAREEREALISM. If you’ve been job hunting for long, you’ve probably hit the online listings and maybe asked around your network.