Weekly Job Byte

Cancerous Thoughts Successful People Quarantine

Your self-talk (the thoughts you have about your feelings) can make or break your career. When you make a mistake, they either magnify the negativity or help you turn that misstep into something productive.

Negative self-talk is unrealistic, unnecessary, and self-defeating. It sends you into a downward emotional spiral that is difficult to pull out of.

All self-talk is driven by important beliefs that you hold about yourself. It plays an understated but powerful role in success because it can both spur you forward to achieve your goals and hold you back. Read More.

6 Interviewing Tips to Get the Job You Deserve
In my 20 years as a full-time executive recruiter, I’ve prepped more than 3,000 candidates on how to do a better job of interviewing. I discovered that those who actually applied these techniques got significantly higher rankings from the hiring managers than those who didn’t. Here are the points that stand out year after year as the most important.

1. Take Control of the Interview Early
Most interviewers are not as prepared as they should be, nor as competent. Yet they all have a vote on who gets hired. Read More.

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Using LinkedIn During Your Job Search: 5 Things You Need To Know

“You may be well-educated, incredibly talented and imminently qualified for the job, but you aren’t getting the interviews you want. What’s the problem? The issue probably isn’t you—it may be your LinkedIn profile, or how you’re utilizing LinkedIn. Many job seekers unwittingly make mistakes with LinkedIn that is holding them back. Correct the mistakes and watch your job search activity pick up speed. Read More

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