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Why You Aren’t Getting Hired in a Tight Job Market, with Cathy Lanzalaco
You don’t have to search far to see companies hiring these days; it seems there are openings everywhere. But that isn’t true for everyone who wants a new job. Some people are struggling to find a job even in this job market. Find Your Dream Job guest Cathy Lanzalaco says that part of the reason is due to passive job seekers, those people who didn’t plan to look for a new job, but just want to know what’s out there.
Staying True to Your Values: Steph Routh’s Job Search Success Story
What happens when you find the job you feel you were made for but your background and experience don’t seem to fit? You may have all the right skills but in an entirely different field. On this bonus episode of Find Your Dream Job, Steph Routh and I talk about how to present yourself in such a way that hiring managers can relate your experience to the position they’re hiring for.
Stop Selling Yourself Short in Your Job Search, with Dr. Carol Parker Walsh
The skills listed in a job posting aren’t the only things you need to focus on in a job search. You bring a lot more to the table than merely a list of hard skills, says Find Your Dream Job guest, Dr. Carol Parker Walsh. Carol suggests making a list of every skill you have, figuring out what you care about the most, and then deciding which of those things match the job you want.
Finding Mentors for a Career Pivot, with Kwan Segal
Switching careers is a challenge at best and can become overwhelming. What if there was a way to shorten the process and make it less painful? There is, and the answer is to find mentors to help you, says Find Your Dream Job guest Kwan Segal. Kwan suggests you start by identifying the industry and specific companies you’d like to work in.
How to Beat Procrastination in Your Job Search, with Ursina Teuscher
Do you know it’s time to look for a new job but you keep putting it off? Maybe it seems overwhelming or you don’t know where to begin. The way to beat job search procrastination is to figure out exactly what you’re avoiding. Find Your Dream Job guest Dr. Ursina Teuscher suggests deciding what your next step should be and taking only that step.
The Biggest Mistake Most Job Seekers Make, with Markell Morris
Are you spreading the net too wide when it comes to looking for your next job? You need to remain flexible as a job seeker but without focus, says Find Your Dream Job guest Markell Morris, you are likely to become overwhelmed with options. Markell suggests beginning by defining exactly what it is you want to do and the skills you can bring to that position.