😬 This Mistake Will RUIN Your Interview!!

Plus: Here's why you should work with a career coach.

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In today's email:

  • This mistake will ruin your interview! Here’s what to avoid.

  • #1 thing job seekers are doing wrong. And how to move forward in your career.

  • Have you ever thought about using a career coach? This is why you should.

  • Career WWYD! What would you do in this situation?

  • Add achievements to your LinkedIn profile. It will help you stand out to employers.

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

First impressions count!!

Your resume and cover letter have caught the attention of a hiring manager, and you have been asked to do an interview!

Now it’s time to nail down your interview prep. The impression you make during this first interview is crucial if you want to continue to impress the employer with your potential. There is a lot of work that goes into interview prep because there are a lot of factors you need to think about.

Interview prep doesn’t just include practicing interview questions. Yes, you want to impress employers with your answers, but what else can you impress them with? How about your outfit, the way you communicate, your attitude, or even your personality. These are all things you should be thinking about before a first interview.

It takes a lot to leave a good first impression, and takes very little to leave a negative impression.

Here are 10 mistakes that can ruin any interview and your first impression!

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The #1 Thing All Job Seekers Are Doing Wrong ❌🙅🚫

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Have you ever thought about using a career coach? Yes? That’s great let’s get you going! No? Let us show you why you need coaching. Sometimes there is a stigma around career coaching, people think if they need to ask for help, then something is wrong with them. Not everyone knows everything on their own and some of the highest achieving individuals had someone guide them to their success. Career coaches are no different, they are there to guide you to YOUR success. Using a coach will help you get ahead in your career in today’s competitive job market.

Still not convinced? Learn more below:

What Would You Do? Below is a work story that isn't true, but it could be! Read this workplace dilemma and then share what YOU would do by clicking the link and submitting your advice. We'd love to hear your response, and may even feature it in the newsletter!

You are a team leader, and two of the team members that you manage are having a disagreement about a project they are working on and its approach. One of the team members thinks the project should be approached one way and the other team member thinks it should be approached a different way. They have escalated the issue to you and they expect you to take sides. What would you do in this situation? How would you handle it?

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networking advice

Do you want to stand out from other job candidates?

If you want to get the attention of recruiters and hiring managers, you need to add specific, tangible, and quantifiable achievements on your resume AND LinkedIn profile.

Most people tend to list what they have done in their career, but don’t say anything about what they have achieved. Profiles without achievements are extremely “duty-oriented” and don’t let a recruiter or hiring manager know if you are a good fit for the job.

If you want to stand out and prove that you are a qualified candidate who will do great things at the company, you need to write an achievement-based LinkedIn profile. Here are a few tips to get you started…

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