Don’t Settle in Your Job Search, You Are More Qualified Than You Think!

Do you find yourself ready to give up on the job search? Are you ready to settle for the job that is your last choice? Don’t lose heart! You have worked too hard to get this far, and you owe it to yourself to keep fighting for the job you really want, the job you deserve. In her article, “You Are More Qualified Than You Think!”, LinkedIn writer, Liz Ryan, shares her personal experience with job descriptions, proper qualifications, and why, in the end, it doesn’t really matter.   Ryan writes that, “In the business we drink a lot of toxic lemonade. We hear a lot of things that are not true and we start to believe them. We think that we can't apply for a job unless we have all the qualifications and Essential Requirements listed in the job ad.” She goes on to say that, “Job ads are nonsense. I'm an HR person [...]

Don’t Settle in Your Job Search, You Are More Qualified Than You Think!2015-04-16T20:48:13+00:00

Interview Tips to Enhance Your Confidence

“Interview invitations should really come with a warning: Strong feelings of excitement changing suddenly into dread are imminent upon receiving this invitation.” This statement, made by Lily Zhang, is the summation of the feelings that so many have journeyed through in the job search process.  You spend weeks searching and hoping to get a call or some semblance of interest from the jobs for which you have applied, but, when that phone call finally comes, you suddenly find yourself with knots in your stomach.  Wait…now they really are interested.  What’s next?  Now it is time to prepare yourself for the interview and prove that you are the best choice for this job.  There are several questions that are commonly asked in interviews that often leave the interviewee stumped if he or she has not done the proper homework.   Zhang discusses such questions in her article, 4 Common Interview Questions (and 4 Perfect Answers).  When [...]

Interview Tips to Enhance Your Confidence2015-04-12T17:08:38+00:00