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Saying You Are Perfect for a Job Doesn’t Make It So

8 April, 2020 Posted by John G. Self
Allowing yourself to believe, or say out loud, “I am perfect for that position,” particularly if you do not understand what exactly it is they are looking for, is to invite insult upon injury. When recruiters hear or read the "I am perfect for this job” comment they usually roll their eyes right before hitting the delete button. Read more»

‘Deck Is Stacked,’ Frustrated Job Applicants Believe

31 March, 2020 Posted by John G. Self
They call it the black hole. “I cannot tell you how many times I have submitted my resume for a job that I was qualified for and I heard nothing, not even an acknowledgement that they received my resume,” one executive recently complained. “It is just a black hole.” Read more»

WEEKEND READ: It’s Critical to Master the Rules for Video Job Interviews

27 March, 2020 Posted by John G. Self
Job applicants who do not pay attention, who do not take this medium seriously, could limit their prospects. Recruiters across the country, especially in this time of limited travel and social distancing, say they are relying more and more on this medium to conduct critical screening interviews. Read more»