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9 Powerful Questions to Ask Yourself Every Year About Your Career
I want to provide some powerful questions to ask yourself about your career so that you can make the most out of this year. It’s so important to ask ourselves solution focused questions because that’s the only way we’ll be able to actualize what we really want. Have fun with this exercise… go somewhere with just your pen and paper… somewhere uplifting!
How To Answer Behavioral Questions
In this article, I want to jump into how to use the STAR method to answer behavioral questions in an interview. If you’re in the workforce, you can bet these types of questions will come up in any interview that you go on. While hiring managers and recruiters are trained to deliver these questions, they’re also trained to listen for a very specific type of response. So without further ado, let’s dive into learning how to identify and answer these types of questions.
Why Overqualified Candidates Often Don't Get Hired
One of the biggest biases in recruiting is related to the fact that people are risk-averse. So even though you might be more experienced, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll get hired. Keep reading to understand the reasons why you’re not getting hired even though you meet all (and more) of the job description requirements.
How to Answer "Tell Me About Yourself" in an Interview
“So… tell me about yourself.” Do you stutter or freeze when answering this question? It’s a loaded one! A lot of jobseeking clients tell me this is the most nerve-racking question and they are not sure if they are oversharing or under sharing. Here’s how to answer “tell me about yourself.”
Why Do I Keep Getting Rejected In the Job Search Process? - CultiVitae - Cultivate Your Life and Car
The job search process can be rough! You might have felt a position was tailor made to your background, submitted your carefully crafted cover letter and resume, and did a little happy dance. … until that email comes through that read, “Thank you for applying but we went with another candidate.” … What. The. Heck?!
How to Stay Motivated While You’re Searching for a Job
Have you ever felt like job searching is a full-time job on its own? I know, I’ve been there, and a lot of my clients actually share the same sentiment about how defeating and discouraging it can be. So today I want to share four tips and strategies that will help you gain clarity on how to stay motivated while you’re searching for a job.
How To Stay Motivated In Your Job Search (6 More Ways!)
In this article, I want to share six practical tips to stay motivated in your job search! These will be actionable changes and mindset shifts that you can start to adopt today. I also want to just share the perspective that our careers are a marathon rather than a sprint. That said, I do know that practicing patience is often easier said than done. So let’s dive into these six tips to stay motivated that you can actually start to implement today.
Professional Career Coach Advice: A Letter to my Discouraged Jobseeking Friends
A Letter to my Discouraged Jobseeking Friends (With 11 Lessons And Tips) | job hunting, job searching, career change, career advice, career tips, career coach, professional advice #jobsearch #careertips #careercoach #newjob #jobhunt
What Do I Do if No Career Interests Me?
Are you feeling stuck in a career rut, or perhaps you haven’t yet found that elusive “perfect job”? If so, you’re not alone, and it’s not a dead-end. In a world filled with seemingly endless job opportunities, not being interested in any of them can be both frustrating and disheartening. In this post, we’ll dive into what to do if you keep thinking “no career interests me” and how you can align yourself with a fulfilling career.
How to Ace a Video Interview
As you probably already know, video interviews are becoming increasingly popular. You will most likely experience at least one video during your job search, so I want to help you prepare with these 8 video interview tips to crush it in your next interview.
How To Respond When Family And Friends Keep Asking About Your Job Search
I know as a job seeker, having someone ask if you’ve found a job yet for what feels like the hundredth time is so painful- especially as the months progress and you don’t have that final positive outcome to share. Every time you answer that question and you’re sharing the same thing, it almost feels like a broken record. It can be incredibly frustrating to have to rehash all the woes of your job search time and time again.