While networking or interviewing, you’ll want to get your job search on track with tips from the pros.
As we head into September, schedules get back to normal. If you are ready to hit the ground running or revitalize your search, you’ll find expert help in this week’s summary to get your job search on track.
Topics include interviewing, negotiating, networking and even great reminders for job search.
7 False Narratives About Being Fired To Reject Today
by Mark Anthony Dyson | PayScale
Just because you’ve been fired doesn’t mean your damaged goods. Stop thinking these things, they aren’t true. And when you think negatively it impacts your self-esteem, hurting your job search.
Where To Start A Job Search
by David Burkus | David Burkus.com
The answer may not be what you think. But it is really smart advice.
How to Respond to “So, Tell Me About Yourself” in a Job Interview
by Joel Schwartzberg | Harvard Business Review
This is one of the best articles I’ve read about how to answer this tricky interview question. What point are you trying to make…
14 Interview Gaffes to Avoid If You Want the Job [Infographic]
by Resume.io | YouTern
From small to large, these are mistakes you just don’t want to make during the job interview.
Turn Strangers Into Friends With 8 Great Questions From Harvard
by Remy Blumenfeld | Forbes
Asking the right types of questions is one of the best networking tricks. As Blumenfeld writes:
“Research findings from the world of network science and psychology suggests that we tend to prefer and seek out relationships where there is more than one context for connecting with the other person.”
The Huge Power Of Small Talk
by Dorothy Dalton | Dorothy Dalton.com
Most people I run into declare they hate small talk. Here are tips to help minimize the stress associated with small talk.
5 Steps to Negotiate the Best Job Offer
by Stacey Hawley | Job-Hunt.org
You have to try to negotiate otherwise you could potentially miss out on more of what you want. These steps will help you negotiate more confidently.
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.