Before we explore some elements of successful networking, let’s get the obvious out on the table.
Imagine how many candidates are reviewed by recruiters and hiring managers annually. Now, imagine how many of them bring their biggest personality quirks and issues into the room. This happens at the resume and cover letter stage and most often in the interview meeting, if you got one.
Thought that you were done writing when you finished your resume? Unfortunately, you have to think again about that one.
You’ve been invited to an interview and know that you’ll get just one shot at winning the position behind it. How do you plan for success?
One of the most powerful methods of communicating with one another is a through non-verbal language.
After losing a job, it seems that everyone has somewhere to go each day but us. Driving next to others, they seem like they are on a mission to get to work to perform a job that we no longer have. Why them and not me, we would ask?
After we lose a job, it seems that everyone has somewhere to go each day but us. Driving next to others, they appear to be on a mission to get to work to perform a job that we don’t have. “Why them and not me,” we would ask.
In the classic movie American Beauty, Lester explains to his daughter that he didn’t “lose” his job. He explains that if this were true, he could have found it again. If this were the case for all of us who’ve experienced losing a job, we wouldn’t be a SquarePeg and would have little need to read ahead.
The concept of highest and best use (HBU) originated with economists who conceptualized the idea of maximum productivity.
It is well understood that hiring managers primarily choose a candidate based upon a perceived chemistry. How will this candidate fit into our culture? Will I want to be around them for the large amount of time I spend at work?