This is a collection of resources to help you find a job
Don’t over complicate your job search.
You can win with a simple system.
- JOB ALERTS
Finding the right job(s) is half the battle. Staying on top of what’s available and being an early applicant are vital.
Some help on this:
https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/a511279/job-alerts-on-linkedin?lang=en https://www.right.com/thoughtwire/categories/career-work/how-to-use-google-alerts-to-search-for-a-job https://www.makeuseof.com/use-google-alerts-in-job-search/ https://joshfullmer.substack.com/p/job-search-hacks-video-tutorial
- 20 TARGET COMPANIES
Do research and decide on 20 companies to focus on. -Follow the company page / news to stay updated -Follow and engage with 1-2 Recruiters from each company -Follow and engage with people that work in your target role -Track job openings
- CONTENT ENGAGEMENT
Don’t just scroll around LinkedIn. Jump in! You will organically meet new people in your field if you comment, like, and share your ideas.
Spend 15-20 minutes per day doing this and you’ll build momentum.
- 10 NEW CONNECTIONS EVERYDAY
- Focus on people that work in or hire for your target role(s)
- Send brief, personalized intros
- Stay in touch and build genuine relationships
I’ve conducted more than 400 interviews. Here are 25 invaluable lessons you can learn in <2 minutes:
- Don’t hesitate to ask for clarifications.
- Recognize that interviewers want you to succeed.
- Contextualize challenges to showcase complexity.
- Prepare a concise yet compelling self-introduction.
- Discuss complex examples from your work history.
- Avoid unexplained acronyms or internal references.
- Show enthusiasm for the role you’re interviewing for.
- Use detailed descriptions to showcase your knowledge.
- Answer questions directly, without going off on tangents.
- Be prepared to discuss detailed aspects of your projects.
- Listen attentively and integrate the interviewer’s feedback.
- Pause to collect your thoughts when stuck or are fumbling.
- Come prepared with thoughtful questions to ask at the end.
- Provide a brief summary before delving into complex topics.
- Make your individual contributions clear from those of others.
- Discuss your career aspirations and how the role aligns with them.
- Research the company’s culture, role and requirements thoroughly.
- Be truthful, even if that means admitting you don’t know the answer.
- Be clear about your role and scope when discussing your experience.
- Vary your examples across interviews to display breadth of experience.
- Only provide as much context as necessary to understand the situation.
- Use recent examples that best showcase your skills and responsibilities.
- Indicate the scope of your projects to show the scale of your experience.
- Reflect on your performance after the interview, regardless of the outcome.
- Always highlight the impact of your work, ideally using quantitative measures.
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