Job hunting sucks. No one wakes up on any given day shouting, “YES, today I get to search for jobs and possibly never hear anything back.” If you do, well, that is a different story. If you are having a hard time landing a position, are not hearing back regarding your submissions, or are feeling like moving to the Dominican Republic to sell fruit on the beach is easier than landing a day job, this article is for you. Here are few tips to start having meaningful discussions and creating your tailored search. [click to continue…]
A well crafted elevator speech is the secret weapon in any job hunter’s arsenal. The perfect elevator speech is a sure fire way to connect with your audience, describe your abilities, convey interest in the company, and sell your brand to potential employers, in 30 seconds.
I am surprised at how few job seekers take the time to craft this beauty. An elevator speech isn’t just used on an “elevator” this speech goes into a well crafted cover letter, is how you sell yourself to an employer in an interview, and will answer the dreaded “so, tell me about yourself,” question.
How do you sum up your life’s experience and job ambitions in 30 seconds or less? Here are a few quick tips to get you started, you’ll be selling water to a whale in no time. [click to continue…]