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022 Dominating Career Fairs - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes Career Fairs are a great opportunity to find companies and fellow job seekers to collaborate with afterwards. In this episode we provide some ideas to maximize the time you spend at career fairs. Don't miss these Topics: The winning mindset for career fairs How to have a great experience Getting connected with recruiters, hiring managers, and job seekers The best things to bring with you to a job fair. What questions should I ask Resources (including affiliate links) Cleon Cox...


020 Listener Question and Answer Volume 001 - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes You ask and Scott and Andrew answer. Handling some unique and interesting questions from you the listening audience. Don't miss these Questions: What are some Entry Level Jobs that I can apply to? What potential career options are there for a person who really loves listening to music? or a Car Enthusiast? I have two job offers, which do I choose? Where do I start when thinking of a new career? How do I find out what field I belong in? How do I transition out of social work to...


018 The Ask – Anatomy Networking Conversation Part 4 - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes Part 4 on Anatomy of a Networking Conversation relates to ending the conversation with a call to action. All "good" networking interactions should have an ask or outcome to get you one step closer to getting hired. In this episode Andrew and Scott cover the most overlooked part of the networking conversation. Don't miss these Topics: Getting Introductions to More People Effect of Missing The Ask How to End Gracefully What Information to Ask For When the Ask Starts How far is far...


017 The Question and Answer Dialog – Anatomy Networking Conversation Part 3 - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes The art of networking comes down to your ability to ask great questions. Continuing the series on the Anatomy of the Networking Conversation, Scott and Andrew discuss the importance of the question and answer (Q&A) phase. Learn some ideas and techniques for driving your conversations to a successful destination. Don't miss these Topics: Guiding conversations through questions. What kind of questions you need to ask and when. The importance Planning, preparation and practice....


016 The Ice Breaker – Anatomy of a Networking Conversation Part 2 - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes Part Two of the Anatomy of a Networking Conversation. You have set the appointment for the networking conversation, you are now going to "do" the conversation! This episode revolves around relieving anxiety and taking simple steps to get the conversation started with momentum. Don't miss these Topics: Mindset for Starting Conversations Ice Breaker Design and Relieving your Nerves Dating? or Networking? What's the difference? How to know when you are in rapport Ideas for Building...


015 How to Reach Out – Anatomy of a Networking Conversation Part 1 - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes Networking is the #1 way to find great new career opportunities quickly. How do you do it? Reaching out to people for the purpose of "networking" can be stressful.This is the first in a series of episodes on the Anatomy of a Networking Conversation.Don't miss these Topics:How to change up your search if you aren't getting interviewsThe Approach for setting up and scheduling successful meetingsThe value of LinkedIn search and finding the "right" people.Keys to reconnecting with...


014 Networking: What it is and isn’t, separating facts and myths - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes Networking for jobs is the #1 way to find with "right" career opportunities quickly. We all seem to know this to be true but somehow are unsure of how to do it well. Scott and Andrew tackle the do's the don'ts and ideas about how best to approach the art of professional networking and the skills to develop networking success. Don't miss these Topics: How do you define networking? Setting expectations to get the best results What mindset you need to network well How to built...


013 Never Heard Anything After The Interview - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes You did the networking. You made the application. You might have even done a cover letter. You prepped and practiced for the interview. You performed really well. And then it come. The sound of silence. No response. No one answering your calls for status. What do you do? Don't miss these Topics: Is not hearing back normal? How to deal with the quiet after the interview Post-interview Strategy Pre-interview Preparation How to make the interview quiet productive Controlling the...


012 The Follow-Up Process That Will Double Your Networking For Jobs - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes Networking is the #1 way to find hidden opportunities that go unadvertised. Follow-up becomes the most critical part of the networking process. . By feeling grateful and demonstrating the gratitude in your words and actions - you will double the effectiveness of your search.. Don't miss these Topics: Gratitude, the attitude and approach, the mindset Post-meeting strategies and ideas How to create an audience experience Others-focused contribution and offers of help The Job...


011 The Future of Resume - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes What is the future of resume? How is it used today? Understanding the role, purpose and future of a job seeking device known as the resume. Don't miss these Topics: Use the resume that gets you calls Who is seeing the resume, and what do they want? Getting Confidence and Clarity in the Search Interview generating activities Why Content is King and Progression is Productive Where does your resume go? Who's going to see the resume? Who owns your resume? When do you introduce it?...


010 Interviewing with Confidence - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes You work so hard to get an interview. Here are some thoughts about how to prepare well for the conversation that is coming. Don't miss these Topics: Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail Building Confidence Understand company, people, your skills and the role. Identify and have quality questions to ask the hiring team. The Value of an Insider Gathering Interviewer Profiles from social media Find common questions and practice answers How to tailor your answers to interviewer's...


009 Networking While You Are Working - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes Occasionally you will have intuition that it's time to find a new job. Most of the time, you want to always be open to opportunity. We discuss techniques and mindset for finding a new opportunity while you are working.Don't miss these Topics:Is this your dream job?Have all the promises been kept?Finding your Best scenario and what to do about it.Being and keeping everything fresh on LinkedIn and in your Resume.What is your dream job?What is loyalty today?Does job tenure equal...


008 How to Find the Right Fit - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes You can see the companies you want to work for, but how do you know they fit you and your needs? What about growth opportunities? Finding answers to "fit" for you with a company is the topic of this podcast. Don't miss these Topics: Unique Person, Unique Set of Skills Online Searches, Perception and Reality Internal and Personal SWOT Analysis Leveraging LinkedIn as Data Search Tool The Value of Assessments and Coaching Do the Research: O*Net and Library Keywords to Describe...


007 Nine Easy Ways to Start Networking – for Newbies - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes Networking is the #1 way to find great new career opportunities quickly. When you haven't done it before. Try doing networking with these ideas and topics to Psyche yourself up, not out. 9 Easy Ways to Start Networking: Start with People That Know You Well Talk to People at Places you Already Go Frequently Groups Around Areas of Expertise and Profession Go To or Create Meetup and Eventbrite Events The Business Journal Events Non-Profit Job Seeking Support Groups Alumni and...


006 You have Choices in your Job Search - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes Finding and making choices and getting focused on your future opportunities. Discover all your options. Don't miss these Topics: Being Authentic and Thinking Outside the Box. Looking passed employment circumstance. Pursuing Passion Projects. The Five Why's. Choosing between Hobby or Profession. Trade-offs and Resilience in Job Search. Overcoming Resistance to Chasing your Dream Job. Finding Joy in your Work Resources (including affiliate links) Cleon Cox Job Finders...


005 Coping with Job Loss - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes Losing a job can be tough. Processing your grief and dealing with emotions is a real task. Don't miss these Topics: Processing The Loss Dealing with the Identity Crisis Redefining your Relationships Time, Time, Time is on your Side Developing Strength and Resilience Stress Relief Embracing your New Reality Isolation Avoidance Strategies Gamify the Grind of Job Search Getting out of the Job Search Rut


004 Shorten your Job Search with a Wingman - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes Working your Career Transition process with a partner or "wingman" accelerates job landings. Another person that can help you through the good and bad times. Don't miss these Topics: Supporting and being Supported How to Find a Wingman Getting Connected in Community Openness and Sharing What about Competitors? Getting Into Rhythm Making Contributions Making Shared Memories and Lasting Friendships Resources (including affiliate links) United States Department of Labor Location...


003 Branding, Interviewing and Online Applications [Hot Mic] - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes The after hours "hot mic" episode the discussion continues. Scott and Andrew continued after production to chat. Don't miss these Topics: Applications and Interviews can be productive activities. Job Search Realities and Overwhelm. The Hidden Job Market: Fact or Fiction. "Can't Be Overqualified if I can't Get an Interview" - Scott Pickard Do People Get Jobs Without Applications? Diversity in Employment. Brand Consistency and Storytelling Resources (including affiliate links)...


002 Networking Conversations For Job Search Success - Job Seekers Radio

Show Notes Networking is the #1 way to find great new career opportunities quickly. Success in networking your way to a job offer takes finesse. Learn how networking can be a safe and natural way to find your next great career. Listen now to understand what it means to "network." Don't miss these Topics: When and how to network. The mindset of a networking process. Knowing what to talk about. Sharing and Asking questions for dialog. Networking Events Approach for Positive Outcomes...