Your quality resume opened the door, but it's only the first step in securing that dream job. Today's HR departments have a burgeoning array of tools to assist them in the candidate-selection process. They're crunching data on psychometrics, IQ, EQ, physical appearance and aptitude to uncover the evidence to support a merger with Brand You. Your mission is to present a persuasive performance that exposes – if not the real you – the ideal candidate for the job. It means being able to articulate how your qualifications and experience, your vocational goals, and even non-work-related activities align with the organization's strategic focus. Google assesses, among other things, “Googlyness": “Your comfort with ambiguity, your bias to action and your collaborative nature." At Kraft, being an ardent fan of macaroni and cheese won't sway the selection panel unless you've also got sound people-development experience, listening skills, and mental agility. But although the rules of the game may vary, most organizations focus on some key factors. Here are three things HR looks for in an employee:
We get it. Looking for work can be scary, especially if you’ve been at it for a long time and haven’t gotten any results.
Understanding which fears are getting in the way and how to overcome them will make all the difference. Sometimes you might not be aware of which obstacle is getting in the way of your goals. If you want to overcome these fears once and for all, we invite you to join us!
In this training, you’ll learn how to:
- Utilize strategies for coping with your job search fears
- Be confident in your job search—from writing your resume to networking
- Face your fears and move forward
Join our CEO, J.T. O'Donnell, and Director of Training Development & Coaching, Christina Burgio, for this live event on Wednesday, October 5th at 12 pm ET.
CAN'T ATTEND LIVE? That's okay. You'll have access to the recording and the workbook after the session!