Why Asking This 1 Question Will Get You a Job Much Faster
Hillary spent seven months in 2017 looking for a job. She didn’t get any interviews. She was convinced there was something wrong with her. Her career confidence dwindled. I don’t blame her for feeling this way. The unemployment rate last year was at a record-low (and continues to be). Employers are complaining they can’t find enough talent. Which means, getting hired in a good economy should be easy, right? But, the truth is, even if you’re a rockstar at what you do, failing to do one thing prior to embarking on a job search can result in it taking much longer. Hillary didn’t complete a critical activity before she started looking for work and it resulted in months of wasted job search efforts. Read More.
Top 11 Dos and Don’ts for Your Job Search
Here’s what you can control: you. You have absolute control over everything you do during a job search, from crafting your resume and cover letter to communicating with potential employers to conducting yourself professionally during a job interview.
To maximize your chances of getting an offer, you need to put your best foot forward. Read More.
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Step 1 in the Ready To Work NJ Program – Job Readiness Workshops!
Improve your chances of getting a new job and complete the first step after registering (and being accepted) by taking advantage of the Ready To Work NJ 2 Day Workshop! These 2 day workshops help with resume & cover letter writing, interviewing techniques, networking & social media tips.
Upcoming workshops are scheduled at:
- Bergen CC – April 5 & 6 – Contact Monica Rock
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.