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Phone Etiquette For Job Seekers – When speaking to or leaving a message for hiring managers or recruiters, it’s important to follow some basic etiquette rules. 1. Always sound professional and ready to speak to the hiring manager/recruiter… but also be prepared and have a well memorized or written out message in case you need to leave a message 2. If you leave a message, always leave your name and number twice…name at beginning and
Career Fair Techniques – There are some techniques to utilize at a career fair. It’s not supposed to be about long lines and bad parking. You need to do as much as you can to not waste your time, nor the time of the companies in attendance. o Dress professionally always! It does not matter the type of career fair.o Bring copious amounts of resumes. Better to have more than less.o Bring a nice binder
Here are some sample closing questions to ask a company before the end of your interview. You always want to make sure you research a company prior to attending an interview, so you can be as educated as possible. Remember, your competition is doing this legwork. On top of finishing with verbage relating to the company, industry and specific job you are interviewing for, you want to add some of these below questions in the
Unusual Job Hunting Techniques – Can you add more? Comment on this blog with any unusual techniques you’ve heard, seen or read about… —people who stand on corners with signs, dressed up in suits…signs say “recently laid-off executive…will work for 401k” or whatever, unusual job hunting tactics – just worked for a guy in the UK financial district—people wearing “PLEASE HIRE ME” shirts to job interviews—guy who bought a billboard saying he was looking for
Quick Internet tips to help find a job: When a job seeker says “I don’t have Internet access or I’m not Internet savvy,” it cannot be an excuse in this competitive environment the job market has become. Here are some quick thoughts:– Sorry, but faxing doesn’t cut it anymore– Get email account for FREE at Yahoo, Hotmail or Google– Go to a friend’s house with Internet or to your local library because THEY HAVE INTERNET!–