Weekly Job Byte

Want The Job? Then Ask The Right Questions!

Open-ended questions are powerful. In fact, in a job interview, posing the right kinds of questions at the right time will likely determine whether or not you will be offered the position.
Any savvy job-seeker knows that selling your viability as a candidate, as well as yourself as a person, are the goals of every interview. However, in order to do this successfully, you need a thorough understanding of the position, the personalities and the issues involved. Much of this can— and should be— gathered prior to walking through the door for the interview. Yet, no matter how diligent you are in obtaining this critical information, there is still plenty of room for misconception and errors.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Career Networking

An interview with QuintCareers Creative Director Katharine Hansen, Ph.D., about the revised edition of her book, A Foot in the Door, in which she discusses the answers to frequently asked questions about networking … showing how all job-seekers can use networking to enhance their job searches. Read More.

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These Ten Mistakes Are Killing Your Resume
Although most if not all of us were taught to write our resumes using horrible, zombie language like “Motivated self-starter with a bottom-line orientation,” it is easy to see that if your resume sounds like everybody else’s resume, no one will notice your brilliance!

You have to stand out, right in your resume. You have to sound like yourself.

You can’t pitch your resume into anonymous online recruiting portals. Those things don’t work. You could wait months to hear back from an employer when you apply for jobs online. You may never ever hear anything. Read More.

2 Day Job Readiness Workshops Filling Up FAST -Limited to the first 25 participants!!!

Improve your chances of getting a new job by taking advantage of the Ready To Work NJ 2 Day Workshop! Upcoming workshops are scheduled at:

  • Gloucester CC – May 23 & 24 Contact Dan Lim
  • Union CC – May 24 & 25 Contact John Radvany
  • Bergen CC – June 2 & 3 Contact Unnati Patel
  • Gloucester CC – June 8 & 9 Contact Dan Lim
  • County College of Morris – June 9 & 16 Contact Jaci Teune

Candidates may also receive a phone call from the participating Colleges. Note: if email link doesn’t work, please use the first initial last name @ njworkforce.org to send an email.