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077 How To Get On The Radar of the Hiring Manager

Show Notes Getting noticed by a hiring manager can take some effort. You have interest in a company or even a specific position, but are unsure about how to get on the radar. Scott and Andrew discuss some strategies for finding hiring managers and getting their attention. Don't miss these Topics: Getting around the applicant tracking system (ATS) and recruitment processes. Reverse engineering the roles and industry trends based on research to craft attention grabbing mindsets. Leveraging...


076 The Absolutely Best Ways to Cope with Impotent Leaders

Show Notes Dealing with a boss, a manager, or a leader that is toxic can be an emotional powder keg. Coping with this very common situation can be challenging.Scott and Andrew share ideas around coping with impotent leaders in sometimes toxic work environments.Don't miss these Topics:Strategies for coping in a healthy way.Perception and reality - understanding the current state and the truth.Qualifying job opportunities to confirm toxicity.Concurrently performing and coping.Seeking 3rd Party...


075 Top 4 Things You Can Do To Find Meaningful Work in a New City

Show Notes Moving to a new city can be a shock in itself. Even more so when you are talking about a new country. Scott and Andrew discuss high-value methods to finding meaningful work in a new city.Top 4:Networking that includes a perfect excuse.Flock together with affinity groups.Leverage your spouses relationships.Join things.Resources (including affiliate links)ToastmastersEventbriteMeetupYelp iTunes: Rate and ReviewRaw and Unedited TranscriptView Transcript00:00:01 - 00:05:11welcome to...


074 The Top 10 Worst Assumptions You Can Make In Your Career

Show Notes You know what assumptions do? Make an a$$ out of you and me. You've probably heard that one before.Scott and Andrew discuss the top career assumptions that can impact your career negatively.Top 10 Worst Assumptions:Leaders will see your performance and promote you for doing a good job.Your coworkers have the same values that you do.Everyone works just as hard as you do.Don't need to learn anything new to be successful.No one knows more than you do.Everyone communicates the same...


073 The Number One Hidden Secret to Career Success

Show Notes With all the job gurus and career pundits telling us what is right and good and true - it's hard to know where to start and what to do. Scott and Andrew discover, with all the noise, what the #1 hidden secret to career success is for all of us.Don't miss these Topics:Measuring success.Taking stock of what works and what doesn'tMeasurements to consider for resume, networking, and job search trackingBuilding perpetual career communities Resources (including affiliate...


072 Managing Your Expectations When You Are Networking for Jobs

Show Notes Getting results from your networking starts with understanding what to expect from the activity. Managing your expectations can lead to better results, interviews, and many other positive next steps.Join Scott and Andrew as they discuss the ins and outs of expectations and how things might go wrong.Don't miss these Topics:Establishing expectations based on your situation and audience.What is the difference between delighted and disappointed.The role of mindset, trust and...


071 The Role of Culture in Your Career

Show Notes Culture is the environment, including common values, vision, and mission. Does every organization have one? Likely, yes.Does the organization live their values? No, not always.Scott and Andrew share thoughts about identifying your cultural values and how alignment with company culture is a critical exercise for your career.Don't miss these Topics:Researching corporate values.Filtering corporate values against your own values.Investigating first hand through networking and...


070 Top 9 Ways to Get Networking Done

Show Notes You know you should network. You know many people find jobs and get promoted through networking. So what's the hold up?Sometimes knowing how to network is the hard part. Scott and Andrew share the Top 9 Ways to get your networking Done.Don't miss these Topics:Top 9 Methods to Get your Networking DoneBest practices for networking to make it easier.Resources (including affiliate links)What Color is Your ParachuteNetworking: Insiders' Strategies for Tapping the Hidden Market Where...


069 Maintaining Momentum In Your Career

Show Notes Keeping and staying on track with your search whether you are working or not requires some momentum. Expand and grow your career with networking - continually.Don't miss these Topics:Keeping a perpetual mindset without judgement.Realistic expectations regarding loyalty to your organization and yourself.Level of physical and mental health that relates to working in the right role and culture.Being open to any opportunity with objectivity. Stay current with industry, experience,...


068 Balancing Cultural Fit With Urgent Need For Employment

Show Notes Urgent needs for income can cloud the judgement relating to company cultural fit.Scott and Andrew discuss strategies for working through the process of recovering from desperate needs for employment.Don't miss these Topics:How to stay true to your values in challenging situations.Taking inventory of your work styles and matching with chosen employers.Focusing your mindset on your strengths to perform well on interviews.Building the right branding presentation.Identifying gap...


067 How Do I Know That Networking Will Lead To A Job

Show Notes Finding the way from a networking conversation to an actual job can be anything but a straight line. Knowing how to guide conversations depends on your expectations.Andrew and Scott share ideas that will up-level your networking success.Don't miss these Topics:The outcomes you should expect from a networking conversation.Mindset for network conversations.Resources (including affiliate links)StrengthsFinder 2.0StrengthsQuestWhat Color is Your Parachute iTunes: Rate and ReviewRaw...


066 What To Do When You Feel Stuck

Show Notes What happens when you can't seem to get unstuck? Seek advice and information from trusted sources.Andrew and Scott answer your toughest questions.Don't miss these Topics:How to start a career with a worthless law degree.Overcoming 2500 applications and no interviews after 6 years of looking.Keeping an open mind when it doesn't feel natural or normal.Having an outlet for pressure and coping mechanisms during challenging times.Transitioning from owning a business to working for a...


065 What To Do When You Just Can’t Find Full Time Work

Show Notes The jobs reports don't always tell the whole story. There are a myriad of situations that individuals have endured that are not reflected in the data reporting.Scott and Andrew have your covered! Talking about situations when you have been looking for awhile and just unable to secure the right full-time job.Don't miss these Topics:The data tell a story.What to do about your individual situation.Getting out of the situation you are in.The value of self-care.Different types of work...


064 How Do I Know What Job To Apply For

Show Notes With millions of jobs posted online and available at all times, it's hard to know what jobs to apply for (or not). Not to mention the when and the why!Scott and Andrew discuss the strategies around applying for the right jobs.Don't miss these Topics:Value of assessments.Effective ways to find jobs.How to keep track of what resume you sent to which company and role.Power of instant gratification.Using creativity to understand different perspectives.Resources (including affiliate...


063 The Number One Secret to Job Satisfaction

Show Notes Understanding your satisfaction is within your control can be liberating. Scott and Andrew discuss the Top Secret, that #1 thing you can do, to ensure your job satisfaction.Don't miss these Topics:Being an advocate for your own satisfaction.The difference between fitting in and being in.How language and identity can work together.Consistency in your brand presentation.The value of a cover letter.Defending your own needs without being defensive.Identifying Key Factors of...


062 Networking Without The Sleaze

Show Notes Networking can get a bad wrap. Often reaching out to people you don't know can feel weird, awkward and uncomfortable. Selling frequently feels synonymous with sleaze. Scott and Andrew discuss ways to eliminate the sleaze from your networking efforts.Don't miss these Topics:Sincerity definition and approach.Mindset and thought process when approaching networking efforts.Managing your identity and confidence.Changing your current feeling about networking.Upgrading your networking...


061 Managing The Voice In Your Head In Your Career

Show Notes What we think can have a big impact on our ability to find success in our careers. Whether we listen to those voices or not is entirely up to us.Scott and Andrew share some tips and techniques to manage those voices positively on this episode of Job Seekers Radio.Don't miss these Topics:Capture and challenge your beliefs.How do I determine if my story is true.What kinds of questions can support productive and positive progress.Redirecting your focus to get results, going from...


060 How To Know Which Companies Are Hiring

Show Notes Finding the right employment opportunities can take some effort. Knowing whether or not a company you want to work for is hiring is a two part problem. The first being: knowing which companies are out there.Scott and Andrew share some creative ways to locate the companies in your neck of the woods.Don't miss these Topics:Practical Ways to Find CompaniesWho can give you information about opportunitiesOnline resources for narrowing your optionsOrganizations that can support you in...


059 The Best Questions To Ask At An Interview

Show Notes You are preparing for an interview and expecting the questions you will be asked. What about the questions you GET to ask? Andrew and Scott talk through some ideas about crafting good questions to ask hiring teams during your interviews to demonstrate your interest. Don't miss these Questions and some Answers:What are the best questions to ask?How do you know they are telling the truth?What do you REALLY want from the job/organization?How would you rate your company on saying what...


058 How much is too much when applying at the same company FAQ Q&A AMA

Show Notes Scott and Andrew take time to answer your questions. Select the Contact button in the menu on the JSR website to ASK your question - and we will answer it on a future episode. Don't miss these Topics:Is it bad to apply to multiple roles within the same company? Applying for the same company?How to get my foot in the door at a hospital?Lately I have been sending my CV and obtaining no feedback at all. What would you do?How important is a cover letter?Resources (including affiliate...