| Job Search Guide - Hiring Educators: Tips for Job Seekers
by Susan A. Muenter and Cady Chesney - Jan, 2014
Landing a job as a teacher can be a challenging task, but when you are armed with the right tools it can be a cinch. Host Cady Chesney sits down with Susan Muenter, Director of Human Resources at Pewaukee School District, to discuss the hiring process for educators. They dive into the process and provide tips and suggestions for everything from resumes to interviews. Educators, tune in to learn how to get your next job! Job...
| Job Search Guide - What is Your Greatest Weakness?
by Mike Perry and Tim Muma - Jan, 2014
There are a number of interview questions that cause great stress on job seekers. One particular inquiry people have trouble with is, "What is your greatest weakness?" Tim Muma asks Mike Perry the best way candidates can handle this query. Mike is the president of Szarka Financial Management, and he has over 30 years experience as a hiring manager. He will give you the inside dish on what answers sound good and which ones fall...
| Job Search Guide - Rise Above the Fake It to Make It Culture
by Jessica Simko and Tim Muma - Dec, 2013
Countless individuals are disengaged at work and looking elsewhere, often jumping ship or getting let go after just a couple of years. While some believe it's a matter of the work or culture in the workplace, Jessica Simko says the problem starts with the "fake it to make it" culture driving the job search and hiring process. Jessica draws off her experience as a corporate human resources professional to explain how people "ar...
| Job Search Guide - Why Should We Choose You?
by Mike Perry and Tim Muma - Dec, 2013
Listeners often have reservations about how to speak and act when confronted by a particular interview question. Tim Muma speaks with Mike Perry, president of Szarka Financial Management, about how to answer the question of why an employer should choose you over the other candidates. Mike has been a hiring manager for over 30 years, and he brings that experience to LJNRadio to help job seekers nail this particular inquiry....
1 Cover Letter Secret That Will Guarantee You Interviews
by Jessica Holbrook Hernandez - Feb, 2014
Is there a cover letter secret that can guarantee you will get interviews whenever you use it? I know of one magical key you can incorporate into your cover letter that can increase your chances of getting interviews by 50%. Would you like me to share it? Of course you would! So here you go: ASKING FOR THE INTERVIEW Seems like asking for the interview would be common sense, but how many job seekers actually ask for th...
Are You Making a Great Impression?
by Patricia Erickson - Feb, 2014
Impression management is important to any job seeker. You’re taking a big chance if you don’t pay attention to the way you present yourself. The first impression that you make as you enter a room and greet an interviewer really sets the tone of the interview and going forward. The right attire and confident personal presence can go a long way in giving you the initial edge. Tips On Dressing The Part Remember that the in...
Five Top Tips For a Great Telephone Interview
by Patricia Erickson - Feb, 2014
Looking for a way to increase your chances of getting a personal interview? You probably should in this day and age. In the good old days, the telephone interview was part of a much less sophisticated process. Employers were eager to meet with job seekers in person. They simply called you up, set the appointment and gave you the address and the time to come in for a personal interview. It was great, wasn’t it? Over the year...
What NOT to Say on an Interview
by Louise Garver - Feb, 2014
Even an executive can be nervous on a job interview. On the other hand, the interviewer has the stress of making sure they hire the right person. So what responses will get you eliminated for consideration of the job? These are the top 5 dumbest things to say: I just need a job. Even if this is true, don’t tell the interviewer! Employers hire executives that want to work for their company, who will embrace the challenge...
Executive Job Interviews & Networking: Improve Yours
by Cheryl Lynch Simpson - Jan, 2014
If you haven’t been on an executive-level job interview in awhile you may want to consider evaluating your performance during your first few forays to uncover needed improvements. And if you’re conducting a series of networking discussions, this same approach will help you to bolster your performance and your results. I’ve listed a series of self-coaching questions here for your consideration. My suggestion would be to...
Mastering the Behavioral Interview Question
by Brad Karsh - Dec, 2013
The Class of 2010 has commenced, and there are hundreds of thousands eager, ambitious, hard working graduates hitting the pavement looking for a job. Everyone has great experiences that would make them outstanding for certain positions. Employers value these experiences - but more so, they value the ability to talk about these experiences. Hence, the behavioral interview question! Yes, these probing questions are awkward and s...
Spell it Out!
by Harry Urschel - Nov, 2013
Much has been written about preparing for job interviews. However, one aspect of preparation that I can’t emphasize enough, and that hardly ever occurs is… writing out answers to potential interview questions in advance! When the vast majority of people prepare for job interviews, they vaguely think… “If I’m asked about _________, I’ll talk about ______________.” However, they never actually articulate an answer o...
“You Can’t Always Get What You Want…”: How To Get The Most Value From An Informational Interview
by Michelle Dumas - Oct, 2013
With apologies to Mick Jagger, while an informational interview may not get you the job you want, you just might find you get what you need: Useful, insightful information about a job, a career or an industry; information that has the potential of yielding both short and long-term benefits, not only with respect to any job search you may currently be conducting but for long-term professional development as well. Before w...
Thank You Note Dos and Don’ts
by Adrienne Erin - Oct, 2013
Writing a letter is a difficult task for many people. What is even more difficult, however, is writing an adequate thank you note to an employer. While you might feel as though thank you letters are outdated, they are not. A thank you note, no matter how difficult, should be written to every employer you interviewed with during your tedious job hunt. These tips should make it a bit easier for you to find the proper words to th...
Why Didn’t I Get the Job Offer? 6 Interview Mistakes Executives Make
by Louise Garver - Oct, 2013
The resume did its job and you are called for an interview. After the interview you don’t hear back from the employer or recruiter. You are left wondering what happened. 1. Show up late for the interview. There are no excuses! You can imagine a recruiter or employer has heard them all, and they have. Allow more time than you think you will need and if you have to sit in the lobby for 30 minutes, count that as a bo...
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