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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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?
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.
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.
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.