Have you submitted your resume dozens or even hundreds of times without any success? Did you know that there is only a 3% chance that your resume will be viewed by human eyes when submitting online? The reason is an employer’s Applicant Tracking Systems a.k.a. ATS. Employers get hundreds sometimes thousands of applications for each role and use ATS technology, which is built on an algorithm to sort through for the most qualified professionals. After this session, you can expect to have unique strategies that will give you an advantage over the competition to get noticed and selected for an interview.
Do you struggle to build professional connections “a network” that will consistently get you noticed or consider for opportunities? Depending upon your demographic, creating the right professional relationships statistically is your best investment of time and energy when looking for a new role. After this session, you will have an easy to implement system and strategies to not only network but leverage technology effectively build connections that will bear long-lasting career results.
Does your cover letter, resumes, and social media profiles get the hiring authority excited about setting an interview with you? We created this session to provide a professional brand refresh with our recommendations on personal branding. After the session, you will have strategies to create an easy to tweak cover letter, resume, and social media profiles that will increase the likelihood of getting reviewed and ultimately getting an interview.
Do you struggle with knowing how to or fail to prepare for your interviews properly? Do you hate getting blindsided by bizarre interview questions? After this extraordinary session, you will know how to properly research and gather the right type of information required to get a leg up on the competition and interview with confidence.
Do you get the onsite interview after conducting a phone interview? Typically, employers conduct phone interviews to determine if it is worth the investment of time and effort to bring you onsite for an interview. This in-depth coaching session covers the details that commonly occur, which lead to poor phone interview performance. After this session, you will have the strategies to improve the likelihood of getting an onsite interview.
Do you regularly get the offer or move forward to the next round of interviews after conducting an onsite interview? This in-depth session dives into the details that occur most frequently, which leads to poor onsite interview performance. After this session, you will know how to put your best foot forward for an onsite interview to get an offer or move forward in the process.
Are you challenged by how to convey your background and experience best? This session does not have a defined objective but rather to have your burning questions answered and role-playing. After this session, you will have confidence in your ability to communicate your stories, skills, and employer value proposition concisely.
Do you struggle with what to say at the beginning of the interview? Does the overview of your background and experience set the tone for a positive interview? When you hear the most common first question. Tell me about yourself or your background? After this session, you will have the secret formula for having a consistent concise statement that grabs the interviewers’ attention and sets the tone for an excellent interview.
Are you aware of what message your body language is conveying, and are you able to pick up on the subtle cues from the interviewer when interview to help you navigate the face-to-face? In general, 90% of communication is non-verbal, making body language critical aspect of interviewing. In this session, you’ll learn easy to implement strategies that will boost your confidence and interpret the non-verbal communication that takes place during your interviews.
Are you confidently walking away from an interview knowing that you left a positive lasting impression? The ability to close an interview is just as important as opening one. It is the last chance to influence the opinion that the interviewer has of you and may determine whether or not you move forward to the next round as well as get a competitive offer. After this session, you will know the right questions to ask to set up and best “close” the interview, leaving a lasting impression to move forward in the process and get the offer.
Are you confident in your ability to negotiate an offer of employment and negotiate every offer? Your negotiation tactics start before you actually interview. According to a recent study, in 2018 only 39% of offers were negotiated which improved to 55% in 2019. That means billions are being left on the table every year because potential new hires don’t negotiate an initial offer. Like compounding interest, even a small increase in your starting salary can have a big impact in the long run. For example, an additional $5,000 is worth more than $100,000 over 20 years. Statistically, 70% of managers expect candidates to negotiate an offer. After this session, you will have a straight-forward and wise approach to negotiating to get the absolute best offer you can.