Prompted by a listener email, this week’s show revolves entirely around job hunting tips and how to increase your chances of landing the job that you want in a difficult economy.
Leah, a listener in Pennsylvania, wrote to me and described her frustration and fear relating to the current economy and the difficulty that she and her boyfriend have had in finding a job – despite their degrees and experience.
A few years ago, when the economy first started suffering, I covered this subject in length and have since had listeners request that I cover it again. My expertise in the matter is gleaned from many years of hiring, training and managing people through various careers that I have had, in which I have probably hired and managed (cumulatively) well over 1,000 people.
Also, as someone who lost a job a few years ago when the economy was at its worst, I can also speak from the perspective of someone who has looked for (and found) a great job in a very bad market.
All of this coupled together, has given me a perspective from both sides of the ‘hiring line’ and a strong understanding of the best practices for gaining an edge over other job candidates vying for the same position(s), including:
So, if you are currently looking for a job…or fear that you may have to in the near future, this week’s show is perfect for you and provides some practical and effective tips for landing your next position.