Define your worth to the employer. Convince employers that they should invest in you. Progressive employers view talented graduates as a valuable resource for future growth. Employers hire people who have demonstrated that they want the opportunity to grow. Many employers have said to us that without an established track record, they will tend to … Continue reading New Graduates: Create Buyer Interest In The Interviewer.
Recruiters are alert to signals that indicate to them that a candidate may not be suitable to refer. Your recruiter is constantly putting you in front of his/her client, mentally, imagining how you will present yourself, and whether you meet the criteria for hiring established by the client. These warning signs factor into a decision … Continue reading Seven Warning Signs To Recruiters That Limit Your Prospects For Referral To Their Clients
In no particular order, here are the qualities that create buyer interest in employers and recruiters. These skills and values identify key strengths that companies seek in the people that they hire. ▪ Communications - you communicate effectively and are able to connect with others through listening, and creating relationships founded on trust. ▪ Honesty … Continue reading These Are Key Strengths That Recruiters And Employers Seek In Candidates.
Leaders recognize and reward achievement. The spotlight falls upon employees who take the initiative to ask for more challenging tasks, how they can best contribute to the team's success, and what ways they can apply their talents to best effect. "The big jobs usually go to those who prove their ability to outgrow small ones." … Continue reading Do More Than Is Expected Of You.
It's easy to react in anger to frustrations and disappointments. Things will not always go the way you want them to in your working life. Disappointments will happen. They are part of life. The key is how you choose to react to those disappointments and frustrations. If you take everything personally, if you see the world … Continue reading Resilience Is Grace Under Pressure.
Take on challenging projects with a degree of risk associated with them—it raises your profile in the company. Volunteer to train new people, orienting them to the company. Show personal initiative, and make your own supervisor or manager’s job easier. Excel in your work, and develop relationships within the company in other departments. Develop a … Continue reading Raise Your Profile With Your Employer.
To meet any challenge, major or minor, put first things first. You need to ask yourself: What is truly important in what I plan to do? Are you bogged down with a lot of detail? Simplify your approach, and stick to the essentials. A plan that has too much detail doesn't allow for flexibility to … Continue reading Put First Things First To Meet And Master New Challenges.
We all experience times when we don't know what to do. We find ourselves comparing one set of pros against one set of cons, sometimes confusing ourselves with the options, and ending up mixed up and indecisive. When you arrive at that state of mind, put aside the decision that has to be made. Sleep … Continue reading Are You Are Undecided About Your Next Career Move?
Write down key points of your contributions, achievements, ideas implemented and other items that illustrate your strengths and value to your employers. How was your performance measured? What did you achieve in new sales development? What percentage of growth of revenues was achieved? How did you win or keep those customers? What steps did you … Continue reading Have The Facts Of Your Achievements At Your Fingertips.
Voice mail is very often overlooked as a useful tool. We have all experienced situations where you call somebody and there is a disorganized or unintelligible voice prompt, or kids screaming in the background, or dogs barking on the voicemail. This leaves a negative impression on a potential employer. Ensure that your voicemail is clear, … Continue reading Your Voicemail Can Work Effectively For You When You’re Job Hunting.