Career Tips & Ideas
1) Planning Process
A simple one page statement of your goals, both personally and professionally for the next several upcoming years.
2) Dynamic hard hitting Career Package including:
A resume that stands out from the crowd and gets employers excited.
A cover letter that appears to be written for each employer.
A reference list that supports youu.
3) Personal Marketing Plan to include:
Working your network of contacts. A plan to expand your network of contacts.
4) Research Companies
Before you interview, research the company, to find out exactly what they are looking for in a candidate.
The best interview questions employers use start with "How," "What," and "Why." When employers use those words they give you a chance to explain what you have done and where you did it.
Employers are looking to hire people who can make their company better.
5) Prepare for Questions
What have been your most significant accomplishments the past year?
What has been the most difficult situation you have had to deal with? How did you deal with it?
What are the three things in your career that you are the proudest of?
Why have you made the career moves you have?
How have you made your current/last employer more successful?
What would make your current job more satisfying?
How would you restructure your current job to be more effective?
What management skills would you like to strengthen?
What skills would you like to acquire to make you a more effective supervisor? Leader? Mentor? Coach? Manager?
What position would you like to be in 5 years from now? What are you doing to prepare yourself for that position?