Posts Tagged "communications"

Presentation: To Get a Good Job, Tell a Great Story!

To Get A Good Job, Tell A Great Story with Arnie Fertig, MPA, CEO of Jobhuntercoach   WHEN: Monday, July 13, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. WHERE: Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St, Tewksbury, MA 01876 Whenever you are looking for a job, you need to tell your story. Who are you? What are you good at? What have you achieved? What is your value to a potential employer? Your story…read more →

The 5 Elements of a Compelling Job Recommendation

You might typically think that a recommendation comes at the end of a job search, and is something others say about you. In this USNews & World Report article I show how your references on LinkedIn can be most valuable at the beginning of the search, and why it is important for you to think about people whose work you admire and proactively write a recommendation for them as well….read more →

How to Ace A Phone Screen Interview

My article in the USNews & World Report “On Careers” Blog has been getting lots of buzz and favorable reviews on a variety of LinkedIn groups. Here’s the link to the original article, but I thought you might like to see it here as well. Your thoughts and experiences? Other tips to share? 7 Tips to Ace a Phone Interview What you need to know to impress during a phone screen…read more →

How Well Do You Communicate?

I can tell you from personal experience as a recruiter: you can spot a trite resume a mile away. One of the things that drove me crazy was seeing time after time, “Excellent communications skills” at the top of the page, and no evidence of these skills anywhere else. Especially with soft skills such as this, it is critical for a job hunter to demonstrate in every way imaginable those…read more →