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How To Network Your Way To Your Next Job

Taken from the blog of greatresumesfast.com The people you know can be the best way for you to find your next job. The “tried and true” path of networking is still the most successful way to find your next position.  It happens all the time. Someone in your network says, “You know what? You should

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How To Bring Focus To What Matters Most

My friend is the definition of a high performer. There is a saying in our friend group “that if you want something done right, give it to Jill.” Her barometer for success is high– and she’s always been able to meet it. After listening to Jill talk about how buried in life she feels, I suggested that she work with a performance coach. I asked her:

What if it’s not “quitting it all”— but instead refocusing on what matters the most?

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Networking 101: How To GIVE

Networking is about forging an authentic connection with another person[i]. It requires being present and actually caring what someone else is saying. Because it’s only when you’re engaged in that exchange that you’ll see opportunities to connect on something more than a fleeting, superficial level.

So with that in mind, I’d like to share a few networking best practices. There are four elements to it but ultimately, it all boils down to one word: GIVE.

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How To Manage An Employment Gap In Your CV

Many job seekers find themselves grappling with the best way to positively address an employment gap in their resume.

Although time away from work is not uncommon, it is still vital to tackle work history gaps with careful consideration to avoid creating red flags with prospective employers.

There are various reasons individuals may have employment gaps. Maternity or sick leave are fairly common, as is time-off to pursue further education. Other gaps may include time to travel, caring for an elderly or ill family member, or simply being laid off.

If the work history gap occurred for an extended period of time, a job seeker has a few options to consider.

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6 Things To Do After Every Interview

Did you know that what you do after your interview can be just as crucial to whether or not you get job offers?

That’s often the case.

You see, employers interview a lot of people, so the way you follow up with them, thank them, and communicate in general can make a big difference in their final decision.

You can also do a few other specific things after each interview to boost your chances of landing a job faster.

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Getting Recruiters To Help You Out

How recruiters find candidates on LinkedIn and how to stand out
The worst things a candidate can do when reaching out to a recruiter (and what to do instead)
Common misconceptions about recruiters that job seekers should know before talking
Additional tips, LinkedIn advice, resume advice, and more

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What Job Candidate Qualities Matter Most Now?

What Qualities of a Job Candidate Matter the Most Now?

Unsurprisingly, more than half of the experts cited Adaptability as a key trait.

Discover more enlightening insights on this topic and prepare to reverse-engineer your recruitment efforts towards success by going over the list:

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Optimise your CV Free With ResyMatch

Today’s job market is one of the most competitive we’ve ever seen.

According to data from Glassdoor, Workopolis, and other reputable sources, your resume has about a 2% chance of landing an interview. Two percent – let that sink in.

Applying online can feel like you’re throwing your resume into a black hole, never to be heard from again.

The reason? Applicant Tracking Systems.

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How To Get A Job Anywhere Without Applying Online

I spent 12 months going to over 50 interviews at places like Google, Uber, Twitter, and more. These are the exact formulas that I used to land interviews and offers at these companies, in some cases, without any connections. This resulted in landing the job of my dreams along with a 200% bump in salary. Now I’m going to teach you how to do the same!

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Reasons To Rethink Handwritten Thank You Letters

hiring managers say that receipt of a thank you note is part of their decision making process and they judge candidates negatively for failing to comply. In some cases they even cut candidates who don’t follow these unwritten rules

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