- How, and why, to change the way you approach job hunting.
- Four things all employers want to know about you.
- Learn about some helpful tools.
- How to use your transferable skills.
- How to use aptitude tests.
- How to choose a direction or goal.
- Choosing references.
- How to, and why, build a resume’
- How, and why, to network.
- On-line applications
- Preparing for the interview.
- The most important ten seconds and how to prepare for them.
- Strategies that don’t work, and some that do.
- Stop gap employment
tells your audience what it takes to get face to face interviews with decision makers in a world that demands on-line applications, that are rarely even acknowledged as having been received.
80-90% of job seekers do
not know how to find the
available, but not
advertised, jobs. Do you?
Sky has 50 years as a job coach helping inexperienced job seekers acquire job hunting skills that helped them move successfully into the working world. Sky reveals, in plain English, What Works, How It Works and Why It Works when it comes to job hunting during times of high unemployment and underemployment.
Things turn out best for
The people who make
The best of the way
Things turn out.
This is a time when approximately 85% of new college grads are returning home to live with parents. Commonly known as “Boomerang Kids”, they are having to compete with a large number of skilled and experienced job seekers at a time when historically there have been plenty of entry level openings for new grads. Some, rather than stay at home or fight the hoards of job seekers, are choosing to continue their education and pursue graduate degrees. Is this a good use of time, energy and money? Not always. Ask me why.
Your direction is more
important than your speed.
Richard L. Evens
Employers country wide are changing how they interview candidates. It has become a real challenge to appeal to the sometimes quite different value system of each new hiring manager you meet. In many cases, soft skills have become the new hard skills employers look for. And, in virtually all cases, body language has become extremely important. Success in an interview can literally hinge on a handshake.
become as important
as your hard skills.
Effective cover letters, resume’s and follow-up techniques have become more maluable in recent times. Transferable skills in conjunction with ones own soft skills and character traits can frequently result in getting a good job in a totally unrelated field. You just need to know how to apply them to other employment situations.
Nobody cares if you can’t dance well,
Just get up and dance.
Networking and company website research have become much more important to the job applicant during these high unemployment times. Ask me why.
The only place where
success comes before
work is in the dictionary.
It’s never, ever to late to follow your dreams.