November 5, 2013 The NonProfit Times
Bouncing back after being rejected for a job can be a difficult task. This is especially true if it was a job for which you had really high hopes.
The expression “less is more” is good advice to follow in your everyday life. In most situations, you will find that the less you do the more successful you will be, and this is especially true when it comes time to craft your resume.
Having trouble finding the job of your dreams? One effective solution to make things easier is to seek out the services of a recruiter who specializes in the industry you are looking to join. While these individuals can be a great boost to your job search, there are some things you need to consider before making the call.
Here’s a nightmare scenario: You’ve done countless hours of preparation for your job interview, to the point where you are very confident about your chances. So naturally, you forget all of your talking points when it comes time to talk to the hiring manager.
Every job seeker is aware of the two dominant forms of job interviews: The in-person and interview and the phone interview. While these two are the ones employers use most often, the video interview is beginning to gain traction, giving job hunters something else for which they need to prepare.
Did you know that showing up to a job interview with a questionable outfit can be enough to cost you the job? It doesn’t seem fair, but the truth of the matter is employers really do care that you show up to their office dressed appropriately.
They say that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. This is especially true when it comes to the job search; if your cover letter doesn’t immediately impress the employer, chances are you are already out of the running.
You’ve successfully navigated your way through the job interview process and have now been offered the position. That means your work is done, right? Not quite. There’s still one hurdle to get through before you can celebrate: The salary negotiation.
It’s the goal of every nonprofit job seeker to wow the hiring manager but accomplishing that is not as simple as having an impressive resume. You must also demonstrate to him that you have the skills and temperament to be a good employee. Below are five items that employers like to see in job candidates before they consider bringing them on board: