The job interview—this is where it all really begins! While your resume may have impressed the hiring manager and helped you get your foot in the door, now you really have to bring home those points on the resume in person. Failing to convey the right message in the job interview means it is game over!
Whenever talks about a potential recession come up, it naturally puts some people on edge. Recessions can impact careers and make the job search process a lot more complicated.
However, not all hope is lost. While getting a job during a recession isn't easy, it's not impossible. Here are four common myths about the job search process during a recession.
Uncertain economic conditions have prompted organizations to rethink their hiring process and attract top talent. In their quest to find the best candidates, most organizations have now realized that they have to look beyond academic qualifications and experience.
They are scouting for people who can not only complete their job at hand but also bring new perspectives to the table. Sharp thinkers and proactive resources are, therefore, in demand today as they can help a company grow in the right direction. Here are some ways in which employers can benefit from hiring creative employees who think outside the box:
Even at work, you have a personal brand. What are people saying about you when you're not in the room? Are you giving off the right vibe to your colleagues and conveying the brand you want to at work?
Developing your personal brand is essential for the advancement of your career. It is what makes you special, and how you'll become more valuable to an organization.
In this week's edition of Well,This Happened, the series that lets you become a career coach, we addressed Juan's unfortunate error while following up on a job interview.
Juan recently had a job interview where he felt that he connected well with the hiring manager and sent a thank you note in hopes of continuing the good impression he made. Unfortunately, he wrote the thank you note in his car and realized after sending it that auto correct had screwed up a couple of phrases in the email and made entire sections of the thank you note make no sense.
They address questions such as: What is a personal brand? Why do I need to develop my personal brand? How do I create a personal brand? Of course, you don't really “create" a personal brand. You already have one.