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Posts Tagged 'communication'

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How to Develop your “Elevator Speech”

Can you sum up your business value in 15 seconds? In just about every industry self-presentation is vital, particularly if others' instant assumptions about you are bias and false. Preparing and practicing your 'sales pitch' can be the difference between getting hired or not. Learn how to identify your core values, skills and goals to ensure you always start off every networking opportunity from a strong position.

Five Issues That Can Make an Immediate Positive Impression on Organizational Recruiters

You are off to your initial employment interview with a recruiter or manager for an exciting position with a new prospective organization. Personally, you feel very confident, upbeat and positive about your resumé, your professional qualifications for the job, your ability to perform, and making a new transition. 

Don’t Wait to Hear Back After Applying for a Job

Imagine how long your job search would take if after every job you applied for, you stopped and waited to hear back before applying for another one.

Body Language During an Interview is More Important Than You Think

It’s no surprise that good communication skills are a requirement included in most job postings. We know that communication skills are extremely important, both professionally and personally, but verbal communication isn’t all you have to consider when applying for a job. Whether you are aware of it or not, your nonverbal communication- your body language, specifically- has an extreme impact on how others perceive you as well.

Employer Report Card: Candidates with Disabilities Identify Many Opportunities to Improve

In late 2013, GettingHired conducted a survey of 328 job seekers with disabilities. The results reveal several areas where employers that hire people with disabilities could improve including, Accessibility, Disability Friendliness, Discrimination, and Communication.

How to More Effectively Communicate with Your Prospective Supervisor

How do you determine whether you're effectively communicating with key people (especially your prospective supervisor) during your second and third job interviews with prospective employers?

Five Interview Tricks to Help You Get Hired

You've updated your resume and practiced responding to common interview questions.  But being prepared for an interview takes more than just knowing how to answer questions. Here are five interview tricks that can help you get hired.

Develop Your Elevator Pitch

You've heard about the importance of having an elevator pitch- a brief statement that lasts the length of an elevator ride that succinctly explains your product or service. 

Be Prepared For an Interview – Even If You Already Have a Job

I have been at my current job for about three years now. One of my managers recently retired and was replaced with a new hire. Shortly after starting the job, my new manager set up a one-on-one meeting with each member of our team.