Setting yourself apart in today’s job market is a skill that many jobseekers struggle with. I have found that those who promote their online brands and engage with their communities get ahead while the people who refuse wait on phone calls from hiring managers and recruiters to no avail. Let’s face it, it is much easier getting people around you who can vouch for you expertise than take a risk on Mr. or Mrs. Right on paper, but can’t fulfill day to do expectations. As a hiring manager, 2 of my last 4 hires were referrals. There is a huge benefit for a hiring manager to eliminate the risk of who they are hiring in a world where results are imperative and the hiring process may not tell the entire picture. Here are a few questions to ask yourself in the career search process and advice keys to help you stand out today.
-How do make your resume different than 1,000 candidates applying for the same position?
-What can I do to appear as an expert?
-How do I show that I will have an immediate impact?
Here are 3 advice keys to consider:
Now is the time to make it happen.