You're Hired: Job Search Strategies That Work

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How ethical is that if a company post fake job ads for the purpose of pre-qualifying people without actually needing new staff as it wastes others' time? A problem with ethics is that it isn’t always a black & white situation. Many ethical situations are grey at best. Read more...
I think a few factors come into play: How recent was their offer? What were the reasons that you turned the job offer down? How did you tell them that you were not accepting their offer? What job did you take, assuming you did, instead of theirs? Read more...
I finished school in June 2018 and I'm now a fully licensed teacher. Had a temp job for a month from September to October and have been unemployed for 4 months now. I'm going insane. I'm doing everything I've been told to do. I'm seeking jobs, and I always research and call the school before applying and ask relevant questions. But this month I haven't even gotten a single job interview. My resume is updated, so are my applications. What more can I do? Please help me. Read more...

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Buy You're Hired! Job Search Strategies That Work by Rae A. Stonehouse and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles!
Your resume got you the interview. Now what? You're Hired! Job Interview Preparation -- Job Search Strategies That Work, systematically builds your skills to excel at interview questions and help you sleep at night. Is the thought of an upcoming job interview keeping you awake at night?While looking for a new job and going through hiring interviews can be exciting for some people, for many of us it can be a stressful experience. Searching for and landing a job can be a stressful, demoralizing ex

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You're Hired! Job Search Strategies That Work is a comprehensive guide to landing your dream job. It provides a systematic program with strategic tactics to maximize job searching effectiveness, including tips on crafting a magnetic resume, building a professional network, leveraging references, and excelling at interviews. With this book, you can level the playing field and become the right choice for any job.
Job interviews can be stressful and demoralizing if you don't know how to properly prepare. "You're Hired! Job Interview Preparation" offers strategic tactics to excel in answering interview questions and increase effectiveness. The book, excerpted from "You're Hired! Job Search Strategies That Work," teaches 'best practices' to help you land your dream job. With bonus articles covering frequently asked questions, the book prepares you to become the right and only choice for hiring managers.
Looking for work? Networking is the most effective strategy for landing your next job. You're Hired! Leveraging Your Network – Job Search Strategies That Work, offers tactics to help you build and leverage your personal and professional network. Learn how to use 'best practices' to create a network that increases your success in landing a job. Bonus articles cover a range of frequently asked questions about professional networking. Your task is to become the right choice.

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How ethical is that if a company post fake job ads for the purpose of pre-qualifying people without actually needing new staff as it wastes others' time?

A problem with ethics is that it isn’t always a black & white situation. Many ethical situations are grey at best.

Read more... Black White, Grey, People, Fake, Pre, White, Post, Company, Work
Is it ethical?
How ethical is that if a company post fake job ads for the purpose of pre-qualifying people without actually needing new staff as it wastes others' time? A problem with ethics is that it isn’t always a black & white situation. Many ethical situations are grey at best. Read more...
I think a few factors come into play:

How recent was their offer?
What were the reasons that you turned the job offer down?
How did you tell them that you were not accepting their offer?
What job did you take, assuming you did, instead of theirs?

Read more... Play, Reasons, Job, D.i.d., Offer, Hiring, Strategies
How do I reach out to a company that previously offered me a job?
I think a few factors come into play: How recent was their offer? What were the reasons that you turned the job offer down? How did you tell them that you were not accepting their offer? What job did you take, assuming you did, instead of theirs? Read more...
I finished school in June 2018 and I'm now a fully licensed teacher.

Had a temp job for a month from September to October and have been unemployed for 4 months now. I'm going insane.

I'm doing everything I've been told to do. I'm seeking jobs, and I always research and call the school before applying and ask relevant questions. But this month I haven't even gotten a single job interview. My resume is updated, so are my applications.

What more can I do? Please help me. Single, June, Months, Temp, Do Everything, 4 Months, School, Call
Please Help I'm going insane
I finished school in June 2018 and I'm now a fully licensed teacher. Had a temp job for a month from September to October and have been unemployed for 4 months now. I'm going insane. I'm doing everything I've been told to do. I'm seeking jobs, and I always research and call the school before applying and ask relevant questions. But this month I haven't even gotten a single job interview. My resume is updated, so are my applications. What more can I do? Please help me. Read more...
My friend told me "within reason" but what's your interpretation of that? More than half? One or two years short? I have 2.5 years of experience for a job that requires 5. Still worth applying for?

I’ve heard 70 to 75% bandied about as a reasonable expectation to be considered as a possible applicant for a job position.

You are guaranteed not to get 100% of the jobs you don’t apply for.

Read more... Half, How To Apply, Had Enough, 5 Years, Worth, Guaranteed
Should you still apply for a job if you don’t have enough experience?
My friend told me "within reason" but what's your interpretation of that? More than half? One or two years short? I have 2.5 years of experience for a job that requires 5. Still worth applying for? I’ve heard 70 to 75% bandied about as a reasonable expectation to be considered as a possible applicant for a job position. You are guaranteed not to get 100% of the jobs you don’t apply for. Read more...
You will never know unless you ask.

I’m not so sure that I would bluntly request that I take a week off though after only having worked three months. Many organizations don’t allow you take vacation until after six months.

As employees, we don’t often think of the cost of our employment to our employers. If you are referring to a paid vacation, there is the expense of paying your wages while you are away, in addition to your replacement’s wages.

Read more... Organisations, Job Search, Job Interview, Work Advice, Employment, Paying, Resume Writing
Would it be considered bad form to ask for a week’s vacation after working in a job for 3 months?
You will never know unless you ask. I’m not so sure that I would bluntly request that I take a week off though after only having worked three months. Many organizations don’t allow you take vacation until after six months. As employees, we don’t often think of the cost of our employment to our employers. If you are referring to a paid vacation, there is the expense of paying your wages while you are away, in addition to your replacement’s wages. Read more...
Getting upset is an emotional response that you have control over.

If you are getting upset, it may be indicative of you having mixed emotions about the position.

Read more.. Rejection, Advice, Emotions
How can I reject a position in my company without getting upset?
Getting upset is an emotional response that you have control over. If you are getting upset, it may be indicative of you having mixed emotions about the position. Read more...
Not so sure about hacks, but here’s some sage advice.

The question is rather challenging in that you’re asking how to appeal to two different groups. If your main purpose is to appeal to recruiters, in that you are currently in job searching mode, your promotional copy needs to target them. Your promotional copy needs to be crafted so it attracts recruiters, lets them know you are looking for work and what you have to offer. Career Advice, Job Posting, Linkedin Profile
What are some hacks I can do on LinkedIn to look better to other connections and recruiters?
Not so sure about hacks, but here’s some sage advice. The question is rather challenging in that you’re asking how to appeal to two different groups. If your main purpose is to appeal to recruiters, in that you are currently in job searching mode, your promotional copy needs to target them. Your promotional copy needs to be crafted so it attracts recruiters, lets them know you are looking for work and what you have to offer.
two men shaking hands with the words you're fired in front of an orange background
You’Re Hired! Power Tactics: Job Search Strategies That Work
Buy You’re Hired! Power Tactics: Job Search Strategies That Work by Rae A. Stonehouse and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles!
You're Hired Now! Job Search Strategies That Work book trailer
You're Hired! Job Search Strategies That Work is a comprehensive guide to landing your dream job. It provides a systematic program with strategic tactics to maximize job searching effectiveness, including tips on crafting a magnetic resume, building a professional network, leveraging references, and excelling at interviews. With this book, you can level the playing field and become the right choice for any job.
Job Interview Preparation: Job Search Strategies That Work book trailer
Job interviews can be stressful and demoralizing if you don't know how to properly prepare. "You're Hired! Job Interview Preparation" offers strategic tactics to excel in answering interview questions and increase effectiveness. The book, excerpted from "You're Hired! Job Search Strategies That Work," teaches 'best practices' to help you land your dream job. With bonus articles covering frequently asked questions, the book prepares you to become the right and only choice for hiring managers.
Leveraging Your Network: Job Search Strategies That Work book trailer
Looking for work? Networking is the most effective strategy for landing your next job. You're Hired! Leveraging Your Network – Job Search Strategies That Work, offers tactics to help you build and leverage your personal and professional network. Learn how to use 'best practices' to create a network that increases your success in landing a job. Bonus articles cover a range of frequently asked questions about professional networking. Your task is to become the right choice.
Resume Tactics: Job Search Strategies That Work book trailer
"You're Hired! Resume Tactics" offers effective job search strategies, including resume writing tactics to increase your chances of landing a job interview. The book provides tips on customizing your resume to stand out to employers and answers common questions about resume writing. Craft a magnetic resume and become the right choice for the job.
there are many people standing together in front of the words you're hired
You’re Hired! Job Search Strategies That Work, by Rae A. Stonehouse.
You're Hired: Job Search Strategies That Work by Rae A. Stonehouse, provides sage & best-practices advice for job searchers or anyone wanting to update their resume.