Weekly Job Byte

Tough Feedback You Need To Hear During A Long Job Search

This might sound strange, but I really enjoy helping people navigate the job search. I actually consider it a hobby. And I get particularly excited when someone I’ve helped comes back to me and says, “Cover letters make way more sense to me now!”

Those moments are always fun, but there are plenty of times I have to deliver some tough feedback to people who are struggling. And while those things are never enjoyable to discuss, the thing is that there are a few difficult truths job seekers need to hear. Read More.

5 Signs Your Interview Is Fake
We met Alex, who had interviewed with the same company twice. “The first time I had an interview at that company, the HR Manager was very nice and very engaged in our conversation,” said Alex.

“She told me that the job I was interviewing for was one of their highest-priority job openings,” Alex said. “I had a great conversation with the hiring manager, too, but they ended up hiring someone else because they needed someone with more experience than I had back then.”  Read More.

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Slimy Approach To Get An Introduction

I recently got an email from a fellow Influencer letting me know someone in his network wanted to be introduced to me. In the introduction, the stranger claimed he admired my work and had a question for me. I checked out his profile and told my colleague I’d be happy to accept the connecting request.

One Day Later…

I got an email inside LinkedIn from the person who’s connection request I accepted. Read More

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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:

  • Bergen CC – Aug. 4 & 5 – Contact Unnati Patel
  • County College of Morris – Aug. 4 & 11 – Contact Jaci Teune
  • Camden CC – Aug. 16 & 17 – Contact Dan Lim
  • Union CC – Aug. 16 & 17 – Contact John Radvany

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