CAREER ADVICE ROUND-UP JANUARY 15TH
Here is the career advice round-up for the week of January 15th…
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When you’re actively looking for a new job, you can’t afford to wing it on the organizational front. Whether you apply for five jobs or 100, you’ll soon find yourself buried in an extraordinary number of resumes, cover letters, job descriptions, and interview invitations.
You landed the interview and you’ve prepped for every type of question you could be asked. All your bases are covered. You’ve been practicing for the expected “tell me about yourself” opener, you’ve carefully planned out how to discuss your achievements and successes and… you’ve even got an unexpected answer to the dreaded question, “what’s …
Answering the interview question “Why are you leaving your job?” can be difficult. You want to show your motivations, but also not worry the interviewer. Emphasize results, be polite, and don’t dwell on your current/previous employer. Focus on you. There are many reasons why you might have left your last job, and not all of them are rosy.
When you’re job hunting and you find yourself landing multiple interviews, with multiple companies, with zero job offers to show for your efforts, it’s time to discover what’s holding you back so that you can finally transition from job hunter to new hire.