A great interview goal to set for yourself is to be calm, poised, and talking about the right opportunity. See why dressing appropriately for the culture, adapting to your interviewer's style, and more can help you get the offer.
- One of the greatest compliments I've received…from an interviewer was that it seemed like I was there…just having a normal work meeting…and there wasn't any nervousness.…This a great goal to set for yourself.…Calm, poised, and in the right place,…talking with the right people about the right opportunity.…Let's start with the basics.…Show up 10 minutes early…and start your great first impression…as soon as you enter the parking lot or lobby.…You never know who you might meet…that has a say in your hire and you don't want it…to be the person you honked at driving in…or the receptionist you were dismissive to.…
It's great if the recruiting team gives you a heads-up…on dress code before you arrive,…but if they don't,…don't hesitate to ask about office dress.…It shows you're thinking ahead…and keeps you from showing up in a blazer…at an office where jeans are the norm.…Pick out an outfit that's comfortable…and that you feel good in.…Now is not the time to force yourself…into the suit that fit two years ago,…but not so much today.…
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Ready to find your next job? Learn how to prepare yourself for today's job market and land a gig that you'll love. Jolie Miller shows how to create a great job hunting plan that connects you with opportunities that mesh with your interests and goals. Jolie explains how to present yourself to employers in the best light with a well-designed LinkedIn profile, resume, and cover letter. She explores how to tailor your experience for each job and for any special situations, such as layoffs, reentering the workforce, or switching roles or industries. Plus, she shares quick tips that can help you make a great first—and lasting—impression in your interviews, negotiate an offer you're proud of, and prepare for your first day at your new job.
- Setting job hunting objectives
- Writing a compelling resume and cover letter
- Tailoring your approach
- Finding the right jobs
- Reentering the workforce
- Identifying which of your skills are transferable
- Excelling in a phone or video interview
- Negotiating a job offer