Some of us have read about or heard about how important it is to make a good impression during the interview process. What some of us fail to realize is that the interview process begins once you have been contacted about the position that you have applied. This may seem trivial but you will be … Continue reading The Interview Process: How to make sure you remain in the running.
During your job search, be sure to set up your voicemail on your cell phone. When working in recruiting, I never understood why job seekers would apply for positions and not activate their voicemail. How can employers let you know that they are interested in talking with you if they can't leave a message? Email is an option, … Continue reading Your Job Search – Voicemail
Nothing is more disappointing than to find a candidate that you would like to talk with or schedule an interview and you look to see that they have an inappropriate email address. Be mindful that recruiters can form an opinion of you based on something as simple as an email address. There is nothing wrong … Continue reading Your Job Search – Email
Social media is a popular means for networking and keeping abreast of career opportunities. Before starting your job search, take some time to clean up your social media profiles or limit what is visible to the public. Recruiters and hiring managers should not use social media as a means to screen candidates, however … Continue reading Your Job Search – Social Media Profiles
If you are planning to attend career fairs as part of your job search, take some time to prepare yourself in order to make a good first impression. If you have access to the list of companies that will be participating, spend some time researching the companies that interest you. If you are not looking for job opportunities, … Continue reading Your Job Search – Career Fairs
It has become more common to complete employment applications online using an applicant tracking system. When applying online using an applicant tracking system, it is important to use your resume when filling in the information that is requested. Just as in paper applications, you are to complete all of the required fields and sign or … Continue reading Your Job Search – Applying for Jobs Online