😬 The BIGGEST Job Search Mistakes!!!

Plus: This job search strategy NEVER works!

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Hello Everyone and Happy Friday!

In today's email:

  • The biggest job search mistakes! 13 mistakes you need to avoid.

  • How to make your interview answers more impressive. Recruiters & hiring managers will be blown away!

  • Don’t apply to 500 jobs!!! This job search strategy NEVER works!

  • Friday Finds. And Weekend Reading.

  • Taking ownership of your career. You are the only one in charge of your success.

Here’s what’s going on in the news (related to careers of course):

It only takes one mistake to ruin your chances at landing a new job.

In today’s job market, there can be anywhere from hundreds of thousands of applicants for any single job. You can’t afford to make any mistakes in your job search right now or else you will ruin your chances at a job.

It’s important for job seekers to know what these common mistakes are, so they can avoid them and conduct a successful job search.

We’ve broken down this process into three categories - job search, resume, and interview - and created 13 of the biggest mistakes job seekers make over the three categories.

If you are conducting a job search right now then we highly suggest taking a look at these common mistakes, so you don’t fall victim to any of them!

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How To Make Your Interview Answers More Impressive to Recruiters! 😉😁

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Don’t apply to 500 jobs! It’s not uncommon for job seekers to conduct a job search by applying to every and any job they can get their hands on. We like to call this method “spraying & praying”. And while for some it might seem like a good idea, it really is the worst job search strategy their is. You don’t need to spend hours and hours and hours every week applying to jobs. There are more strategic methods you can use, that will get you much better results:

Happy Friday! There’s no better way to start your weekend than with a good laugh. We hope this does the trick, enjoy!

Today’s Weekend Reading Recommendation is Dare to Lead by Brene Brown. At work we are always wondering how we can be better leaders and Dare to Lead can teach you just that. As you read, you will learn the skills for having tough conversations, brave work, and leading with your heart. Most importantly you will learn how embracing vulnerability can make you a great leader even when you are unsure of the outcome.

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The only person in charge of your career is YOU!

If you are letting other people control your career or are depending on them for your success, it’s time to STOP! It’s your career not anyone else’s, and you get to be in charge.

If you are feeling trapped by a bad job, terrible boss, or insulting pay, then it’s time to make a change! But how??

We know it might feel hard to find a good place to start, that’s why we have put together a list of four things you can start doing TODAY to take control of your career. If you are ready to make a change then this is for you!

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