Set yourself apart with positive energyHiring managers agree–enthusiasm separates the winners from the losers. It can be more important than experience. Here are more than 20 ways to show enthusiasm—
Deliver a 3-point, 45-second opening statement
Show your sense of humor
Think "Can do"
What does your handshake tell people about your personality?In three seconds a hiring manager can shake your hand and get a read on your personality. Your handshake sends a signal. It indicates whether you are snobby, shy, brutish, playful, or sincere. Fascinating. Topics include—
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First impressions do matterIt may be a "business casual” world, but hiring managers expect to see people at their best when they come for a job interview. This eight panel brochure offers 20 tips on how to look the part, including—
The first thing most hiring manager will look at
Basic hygiene a..
Use AIDA to write your cover letterThe folks who write professional sales letters use a magic formula. It’s called AIDA. AIDA encourages millions and millions of people to pick up the phone and buy things. You can use AIDA to encourage hiring managers to pick up the phone and invite you to a job int..
If you’re looking for a job, you need a resume.Your resume is your calling card, your advertisement, your brochure, your flyer. It’s a one-page handout that shows what a good catch you are.
The nuts and bolts of a resume
Sample resumes for life experience, school experie..
15 commonly asked questions— with answersAll job interviews are different. Every hiring manager has his or her own style. But, there are some routine questions you can expect. Here are 15 questions with answers, plus 15 more that you’ll have to think about.
"Relax and tell me abo..
Get your foot in the doorSometimes just getting an interview is the hardest part of a job search. Improve your chances. Open the door with these step-by-step proven strategies—
The "Big Picture”A successful job search requires effort—and a simple plan. Use this guide to create your plan.Topics include—
Choose an occupation
Find out what today’s employers want
Show that you can do the work (or learn it quickly)
Line up your job interviews
Sell yourself during the int..
There's more to a job offer than—moneyGetting a job offer feels awesome. But, before you stand up and say, "I do,” make sure you’re a good match. Here are a few things to consider—
What did you think of the workplace during your interview?
What kind of tools and technology did they have?
Be at your best with any personality typeThere are four basic personality types— dictator, politician, social worker, and thinker. Which personality type does the person interviewing you have? If you know their type, you can adjust your interview style to make the best impression. You’ll learn—