This week’s roundup focuses on interview help and also includes help to create greater online visibility for you. Twitter is a super tool for job seekers and so is having an online portfolio/personal website.
You may think you’re a natural interviewer but if you aren’t getting offers, then think again.
In a conversation with a job seeker this week, he told me he’d had over 5 first interviews but was never invited back for a second. I told him it must be something he is saying or doing during the interview but he firmly believed that this was NOT the case. He said he was good at interviewing.
It’s been my experience (from a coaching and interviewer perspective) that most people are not naturally good at interviewing. Everyone can use more help.
4 Signs You Are NOT Acing the Interview by Heather Huhman | Glassdoor Blog
5 Lines to Avoid In Your Follow-Up Email After a Job Interview by Sara McCord | Time/The Daily Muse
PayScale’s Negotiation Guide | PayScale
This guide walks you through the three steps of negotiating a job offer and contains 21 articles. If you have an upcoming interview, read this BEFORE you go so you know what to be on the look out for.
Twitter is the Must Use Tool for Job Seekers by Ryan Rhoten
Ryan Rhoten explains the three reasons Twitter rocks for job seekers! When you use it right you demonstrate expertise, build relationships and bypass gatekeepers.
35 (More!) of the Best Personal Websites We’ve Ever Seen by Aja Frost | The Daily Muse
No more excuses. Get inspired and take action today to create your own personal website.
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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.